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Accounts Payable Clerk

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of America’s leading historic, cultural and educational institutions. Opened in 1982, the Museum, anchored aboard the former USS Intrepid, a national historic landmark, has welcomed more than 10 million visitors and currently welcomes almost one million visitors annually. The Museum's mission is "to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth."  The Museum pursues this mission through a dynamic and enriching exhibition environment recounting human stories behind the machinery on display in relation to the service era of the Intrepid: in World War II, the Cold War, NASA recovery missions and three tours in Vietnam. In connection thereto, the Museum delivers a broad range of credible, innovative, and engaging educational programs supplementing classroom learning in history, science, and leadership as well as extensive public and proprietary programs honoring those who serve our country – all to inspire our youth.

We are currently seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to perform all AP functions in the Finance Department.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Receive requisitions from department and process purchase orders
  • Ensure all invoices have been authorized (coded and signed) by appropriate manager.
  • Collect and organize supporting documents to process invoices.
  • Process A/P checks, assemble backups and mail when signed
  • Resolve vendor inquiries.
  • Work closely with departments to resolve A/P issues.
  • Maintain accurate files for all A/P records.
  • Process A/P reports.
  • Perform other duties as required by management.

The ideal candidate must have an Associate's degree (A. A.) in Accounting or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, Bachelors Degree preferred; two years of related experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong proficiency in Microsoft office including proficiency with word processing, database, and mastery of spreadsheet software is required. Knowledge of MAS 500 is required. Candidates will have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to multi task effectively. An ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public is required. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively with employees and vendors of organization. Candidates need to be able to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary.

For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to: resume@intrepidmuseum.org. Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.