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Accounts Payable Clerk

Rapid Response Monitoring
Syracuse, NY 13201
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The Accounts Payable Clerk performs accounting and clerical duties related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. A successful candidate will have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and a desire to work as a part of a team.


  • Receives and reviews purchase orders, check requests, and/or related documentation for completeness and compliance with financial policies, procedures, and contractual requirements
  • Matches original invoices and requests for payment with internal purchase orders or check request; performs calculations to determine appropriate payment schedules and amounts and makes modifications as necessary
  • Codes, verifies, and electronically enters accounts payable data into ledgers
  • Draws, verifies, and posts payments to appropriate vendors and/or agencies
  • Follows up on account statements and other discrepancies regarding payment of accounts and serves as liaison between departments and vendors in the resolution of administrative problems and inquires
  • Maintains logs, enters and balances account data, and generates statistical summary reports as required
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Knowledge of standard accounts payable policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Ability to understand and interpret vendor invoices, statements, and other requests for payment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Many of our positions require an extra level of screening to obtain Department of Defense security clearance
  • Rapid Response prides itself in being a drug-free workplace

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortable in a fast paced, high volume, environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Strong organizational skills with a great deal of attention to detail

COVID-19 Requirements

  • Must be fully vaccinated: 2 doses of Pfizer/Moderna or 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson, 2 weeks prior or more
  • Booster shot is required 2 months after Johnson & Johnson or 5 months after second dose of Pfizer/Moderna

What awaits you at Rapid Response

  • Annual salary increases
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • The opportunity to make an impact on communities across the country every day

About Us

Founded in Syracuse, NY in 1992, we are a critical response center focused on saving lives and protecting homes and businesses. Whether it's a fire at a family home, an armed intruder at a business, a missing vehicle, an evening jogger, or a lone family member having a medical emergency, our heroes are there to help every day. Supported by teams of experts in their respective fields, our highly trained specialists are the 24/7 backbone for thousands of alarm companies across the country.

Additional Information

Rapid Response offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and dynamic and professional work environments. We also offer continued growth through our internal advancement opportunities. For more information, view our website at https://www.rrms.com/careers/. EOE, including disability/veterans.


Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-12

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