AP Clerk

Location: Chesterfield, MI

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Part-time Accounts Payable Clerk

General Purpose

Perform accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.

Compensation:

  • $15-$17/hour

Achatz Handmade Pie Company is looking for like-minded people who share our values!

We value...your creativity, ability, willingness, talent, experience, honesty, education and leadership. We look forward to coming to work each day, bringing it all to the table and working on a highly functional team. We are searching for like-minded people who value Servant Leadership, who can help improve our systems, create new systems and support change. We need those who have a passion for helping and training others, all of which works together to take Achatz Handmade Pie Company to the next level.

 

We have the incredible opportunity...to work in a place that smells like fresh apple pie, pumpkin pie and berry pies baking! And on a team that makes what Food and Wine magazine voted as one of America’s Best Pies...as did Bon Appetit magazine, and Food Network, ‘Unwrapped’ and ‘Top 5’.

Respect: We value systems and procedures. We understand that having good structure for training and mentoring is respectful to our employees. Having Good Manufacturing Practices in place is respectful to our customers. We are USDA and Organic Certified, our Bakehouse is level 2 SQF certified. We are proud to have scored a 97 on our last audit.

Accountability: We practice Open Book Management, sharing our numbers with the team, so that everyone can participate in running the company profitably and sustainably. OBM helps to hold us accountable for the work we do and the departments we run. Everyone documents to-do lists

Supporting Local Farms: We source much of our ingredients from local Michigan farms. Using all natural ingredients, that are grown in a sustainable, healthy way is very important to us.

Training: After 23 years in business, we have learned that transparency and honesty is vital to our growth. Managers, Team Leaders, Owners, and Team Member freely share their knowledge in order for our business to continually thrive.

Achatz Handmade Pie Company is a family owned business with a strong commitment to the communities we serve. We specialize in gourmet pies offering cream, fruit, and savory varieties as well as other baked goods. Using high quality ingredients that are all natural and locally sourced, we create the demand for sustainably and organically grown products here in Michigan such as rhubarb, apples, blueberries, cherries, peaches, wheat, free-range eggs, honey, milk, chicken, and beef.

Duties:

  • review, sort and match invoices to purchase orders
  • enter and upload invoices into system
  • prepare and process electronic payments
  • organize check runs and prepare dispatch
  • post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
  • reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • post and reconcile credit card transactions
  • 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
  • assist with month end closing

Education and Experience

  • knowledge of accounts payable
  • knowledge of general accounting procedures
  • proficient in data entry and management
  • 1-3 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks and ERP software helpful

Key Competencies

  • organizing and prioritizing
  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • confidentiality
  • judgment
  • communication skills
  • problem-solving skills
  • team work
  • ability to meet deadlines

Every day and with every decision we make, we strive to follow 5 simple Core Values:

Create Raving Fans: Exceed customer expectations. Spark brand awareness and build loyalty.Provide the Best All-Natural Products and Support Local: Use high quality ingredients, free of chemicals, preservatives, and trans-fats; source local ingredients whenever possible.NEVER Compromise on Quality: Dedicate time to excellence. Respect effort spent on producing quality.Coach, Mentor, Inspire, Lead: Share knowledge and experience with your team members. Take initiative when challenges arise. Champion solutions and implement as a team. Teach as you grow.Improve, Innovate, and Plan with Financial Empowerment: Ensure job security and prosperity using Open-Book Management. Forecast creatively. Embrace constructive feedback and develop goals that benefit the team. Generate growth.

For more information on our health insurance and benefits, please visit achatzpies.com/careers.

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