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Accounts Payable Clerk

Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Sterling Heights - Sterling Heights, MI

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Who we are:

From humble beginnings as a coffee and vending provider in 1989, Continental has grown into Michigan's largest food management company. Today, our more than 1,500 employees provide a wide range of custom dining, refreshment services and catering solutions through an impressive lineup of brands, including: Continental Caf & Catering, Co.Cuisine, Continental Canteen, Market Twenty 4 Seven, Infinity & Ovation Yacht Charters, Waterview Loft at Port Detroit, and Forte Belanger. Dedicated to the simple, yet powerful mission: Delight Our Guest. Every Meal. Every Day.

Job Description:

The main responsibility of the Accounts Payable Clerk is to prepare all invoices for payment by reviewing, auditing, and reconciling, in partnership with colleagues in operations. The Accounts Payable Clerk cares deeply about the timely and accurate processing of payments and communicates with vendors and colleagues clearly to ensure Continental meets payment expectations.


  • Compiling, sorting, verifying, and entering invoices into accounting system;
  • Accurate and timely processing of vendor payment transactions
  • Reviewing and reconciling vendor statements;
  • Researching and resolving invoice discrepancies;
  • Maintaining a personal system of organization that fits within the overall Accounts Payable process and organizational framework;
  • Opening and filing of mail and important documents to maintain an updated an organized filing systems;
  • Communicating with and responding to inquiries for multiple locations, co-workers, and vendors; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


    • 3+ years of Accounts Payable experience
    • Ability to take direction well and follow it precisely and repeatedly;
    • Problem solving skills with the ability to recognize when a problem requires escalation to higher-level staff;
    • Flexibility and responsiveness to shifting organizational priorities and workload;
    • Extreme attention to detail both in work product and in the audit of the work of others;
    • Past success in swiftly and accurately learning new software systems;
    • Prior Accounts Payable experience working with multiple vendors/suppliers;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite;
    • Working knowledge of Sage Software is a plus;
    • Analytical competency that enables quick identification of root issues or errors;
    • Ability to maintain focus and a composed/professional attitude in a fast-paced environment;
    • Deep commitment to timely delivery of work as assigned; and
    • A natural ability to maintain clear and respectful communication with all levels within and outside of the organization.
    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
      Company Offerings

      We value the health, safety and well-being of our associates. For that reason, we offer a competitive compensation package for our employees along with benefit offerings and 401K. Employees can also use our inclusive employee assistance program. Location specific perks may also include wellness programming, on the job training, corporate hosted classes, certification, and team events.

      To ensure we protect our team members and the integrity of our company, all associates are required to go through a background check prior to starting with the company. The background check will include validation of information supplied on the application, criminal history, and drug screening.

      Physical Demands:

      The physical demands for this position are sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

      The duties of this position may change from time to time. Continental reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Continental or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It's not intended to be all inclusive.

      Continental is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: CONTINENTAL GROUP, Detroit , Accounts Payable Clerk, Other , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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