Accounts Payable Clerk, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on May 29, 2017

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk for the Fiscal Department within the Administrative Division of Congreso. The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible primarily for processing invoices, verifying and filing supporting documentation, communicating with vendors, preparing reports, and serving as support and back up to the Accounts Payable Specialist. As a member of the Fiscal department, he/she will also be responsible for following appropriate internal controls and fiscal compliance in all tasks.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update accounts payable reports and records on a daily basis.
  • Serve as back up for all of the tasks of the Accounts Payable Specialist.
  • Process invoices for other Congreso entities in a timely manner.
  • Distribute and monitor petty cash on a daily basis and to reconcile monthly to the General Ledger – or serve as back up for this task.
  • Prepare agency mailing by placing required postage and mailing on a daily basis.
  • Coordinate ordering and distribution of all office and housekeeping supplies for all sites on a timely basis, or serve as a backup for this task.
  • Establish relationships with vendors and external contacts as appropriate
  • Responsible for all accounts payable filing, including final update and review at fiscal year end
  • Recording and posting accounting transactions, performing account analyses, ensuring conformity to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in accounts payable duties and/or accounting or related functions
  • High School Diploma or GED required

About Congreso

Congreso is a multi-service nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.

A Career with Congreso: Your talent and passion + our mission = outcomes

Come grow our reputation. Employees come to Congreso because they hear the positive things our clients, employees, and supporters say about us. Congreso has served the neighborhoods of eastern North Philadelphia since 1977. We have built our reputation on trust and high-quality human service delivery. And now our expertise in client-centered, outcomes-informed service delivery is extending our reputation beyond local borders to regional and national renown.

Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.

Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees, clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.

Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.

Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO. Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.

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Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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