Accounts Payable Clerk

Vista Outdoor
03 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Full time
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Essential Functions:

  • Daily Accounts Payable Data Entry into SAP
  • Responsible for processing all incoming invoices which includes vendor invoices, expense reports and check requests
  • Process vendor invoices (Inventory and Expense items) by matching the invoice to the purchase order and the Goods Receipt.
  • Scan and attach all pertinent documents in SAP
  • Expense reports and check requests are reviewed for accuracy and the appropriate approval.
  • Resolve vendor invoice price and quantity discrepancies internally and externally
  • Answer all incoming vendor calls regarding payment inquires in a professional and friendly manner, also making all necessary outgoing calls to vendors for invoice copies and various other issues.
  • Responsible for providing copies of any requested invoice information, internally and externally, which includes our yearly audit.
  • Required to assist with yearly changing of department filing system.
  • Check stuffing
  • Various filing duties.
  • Responsible for postage on outgoing mail and distribution of incoming mail.
  • Follows department procedures and policies.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties for the A/P Department as required.


  • Observes all safety rules and regulations; exercises care and good judgement at all times to prevent accidents and injuries
  • Report all incidents/accidents/injuries immediately to Human Resources Safety Specialist

  • Follow 5S rules for workstation and other common areas in the facility
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment with mindful thoughts and actions in housekeeping habits (i.e. picking–up paper, debris, etc in work area, aisles, and common employee areas as you move through the facility); Properly collect and disposes of waste following established guidelines

  • Must be flexible with work schedule and task changes
  • Be prepared to work overtime daily and Saturdays as neededCompany and Corporate Responsibilities

  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, rules and VISTA Code of Conduct

Education and Training:

  • A high school diploma and some accounting coursework or relevant work experience.
  • 5 + years experience in an office environment.
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Office applications, primarily Excel.
  • Broad range of experience with automated accounting systems, journal entries, account reconciliation, month–end closing and year end reporting.
  • Data Entry experience required, SAP experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state requirements and regulations.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Should be discreet and trustworthy because they frequently come in contact with confidential material.
  • Strong teamwork skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships.
  • Strong customer service focus and customer relations skills.
  • Excellent time management, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Strong multi–tasking and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and work independently within deadlines.
    • Careful attention to detail and accuracy.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled