Accounts Payable Resume

This sample accounts payable resume clearly presents the skills and strengths of the job candidate. All the necessary information is presented in a functional and convincing format.

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Use the sample accounts payable resume objective and profiles to develop your own persuasive accounting skills and responsibilities summary and quickly get the potential employer's attention.



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Seeking a responsible accounts payable position with a reputable company.

Accounts payable specialist in a professional company.

Objective Statement

Example 1:

Technically skilled accounts payable specialist responsible for processing over X thousand invoices per month. Key strengths include: 

  • excellent attention to detail coupled with strong organizational skills ensures a streamlined and efficient payment process
  • proven ability to maintain precise records and proficient in a number of accounting applications

A hard worker with strong vendor relations and communication skills.

Example 2:

A competent professional with more than X years experience in a
demanding accounts payable role. Relevant accomplishments include:

  • close attention to detail and problem-solving skills result in a significant reduction in transaction issues
  • proactive approach evident in extensive upgrade of control procedures and improved audit results
  • proven ability to establish good working relationships with diverse vendors and service providers

Example 3:

Extensive experience of the full cycle accounts payable process in a high volume manufacturing environment. Accustomed to accurately processing X payments per month and providing a variety of financial reports.

In-depth knowledge of accounting programs including Sage and Quickbooks. Recognized as a hard worker who is driven to exceed performance targets and contribute to company profitability.

Work Experience

Accounts Payable Clerk

Wilson Manufacturing Corporation, Raleigh, NC

September 2019 - Date

  • verify and process all accounts payable documents for this $X company
  • monitor payments and expenditures
  • reconcile X(number) vendor's accounts
  • negotiate payment terms with vendors/suppliers
  • resolve invoice discrepancies
  • process credit memos
  • manage vendor issues
  • maintain updated vendor files
  • maintain the general ledger
  • perform month end account analysis
  • generate and distribute monthly financial reports

Accounts Payable Clerk

Greene Equipment Group, Charlotte, NC

October 2016 - July 2019

  • reviewed and matched invoices
  • processed invoices and generated checks
  • verified and processed employee expense reports
  • communicated with vendors
  • researched invoice discrepancies
  • monitored payment status of accounts
  • assisted with month end closures
  • provided general support to the Accounting Department


Kings College, Charlotte, NC

Associate Degree in Accounting, 2016

Technical Skills

  • MS Office
  • Netsuite
  • Quickbooks
  • Sage Intacct
  • data entry and management
  • knowledge of key accounting principles and procedures
  • knowledge of IRS reporting rules

Core Competencies

  • organizational and planning skills
  • communication skills
  • information gathering and management
  • decision-making
  • problem-solving
  • attention to detail


Available on request

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