Accounts Payable Resume Sample

Here is a sample of accounts payable resume – Feel free to copy-paste and adapt it to build your resume to apply for the job you want. The following resume template can be also utilized for anaccounts payable assistant or accounts payable clerk.

Job Description

An Account Payable or Clerk is generally responsible for processing invoices and issuing payments. A number of related tasks are included in this function. Adapt the sample job description to reflect the accounts payable duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position in your company. Account payable also review and verify invoices and check requests, sort, code and match invoices, set invoices up for payment, enter and upload invoices into system, track expenses and process expense reports, prepare and process electronic transfers and payments, prepare and perform check runs, post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records, reconcile accounts payable transactions, prepare analysis of accounts, monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date, research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues, maintain vendor files,correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries and others.

Since the introduction of accounts payable software, fewer companies are offering AP jobs but the good thing would be that the software can always need individuals to operate them. If you are an accountant looking for AP jobs, maybe you will have to improve your skills on using the software if you wish to be marketable because most from the companies are beginning to use software. A lot of companies will offer you blow by blow  payable jobs with respect to the size, the company and their budget.

Skills Required for Accounts Payable

  • Good Team work
  • Problem-resolution skills
  • Organizing and prioritizing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Judgment
  • Communication skills
  • Information management skills
  • Confidentiality

Accounts Payable Resume Example

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Highly talented and accomplished Accounting professional with years of management experience in accounting and account payable and proven ability to supervise effective teams, oversee daily operations, and improve workflow, efficiency, and accuracy. Talented project manager, familiar with technology implementation program management, and vendor relations. Expertise in financial reporting, reconciliations, data review, payroll processing, closing, general ledger, and budget preparation.


  • Detailed-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Proactive
  • Organised
  • Account administration
  • Budget control
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Reporting
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Vendor management


OLIVIA RESTAURANT (2011 to Current)
Account Payable Clerk

  • Recognised for improvement workflow and accuracy of data entry processing.
  • Allocate and open accounts for new vendors.
  • Manage the system for approving invoices for all accounts payable.
  • Responsible for balancing batch summary reports prior to checking and approval.
  • Research and resolve all payment problems.

OLIVIA RESTAURANT (2007 to 2011)
Account Payable Clerk

  • Verified detailed of transaction, including funds available and total account balance
  • Revamped accounting quality system to prepare for important audits.
  • Coded and general ledger and processed vendor invoices payments.
  • Rectified escalated accounts payable issues from employees and vendors.

OLIVIA RESTAURANT (2006 to 2006)
Account Payable Clerk

  • Assisted management in developing effecting accounts payable system to bring all delinquent accounts current.
  • Provided assistance to controller in preparing financial statement and reports.


Bachelor of Science : Accounting, 2006
University of Oklahoma
Coursework emphasis in Accounting, Business and Mathematics.

Available on request

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