Career Detail

Location: Ashland Industrial, VA
Type of Employment: Full Time

James River Equipment is currently looking for an energetic and determined Accounts Payable Clerk to add to our growing A/P team at our corporate office in Ashland, Virginia.

The accounts payable clerk is responsible for the accurate processing and timely payment of amounts owed by the company to vendors and others in accordance with policies and procedures established by the company.  They must have the ability to process payables in a high-volume environment and work as part of a team processing 6,000 invoices per month. 


  • Gathering vendor invoices and distributing them for coding and approval and approving purchase orders and matching them up with corresponding vendor invoices and other documentation from multiple store locations.

  • Process weekly check runs, attach supporting documentation to checks, compare check amounts to invoices for accuracy, obtain appropriate approval, and mail checks upon receipt of approval. The accounts payable clerk will process manual checks as required.

  • Maintain payment or other transaction records in an organized filing system and provide exceptional customer service to vendors and other employees in a helpful and friendly manner.

  • Answer questions and investigate and correct issues resulting from payables transactions in a timely manner and could be asked to perform other administrative responsibilities.


  • A minimum of 2 years of dedicated experience in accounts payable

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures relating to accounts payable

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to cooperate with and maintain working relationships with co-workers

  • Familiarity with Virginia and North Carolina sales tax laws is a plus

We offer a fast-paced, challenging, and results-oriented work environment with an excellent pay and benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Long Term Disability, Flex Spending, AFLAC, 401k Match and Profit Share.

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