The Village of Somers is seeking a candidate for the position of Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk. The position is responsible for the weekly payment of invoices and processing accounts receivable. This person is also responsible for maintaining excellence in customer service.

This is a full-time non-represented position.

The primary responsibilities of this position are, but not limited to:

  • Create, update and maintain files for vendors.
  • Perform data entry associated with accounts payable.
  • Process invoice payments on a weekly basis.
  • Produce check register reports.
  • Address and respond to vendor inquires.
  • Assist in answering phones, supply information to callers, and/or directs phone calls to the appropriate department.
  • Prepare and sends invoices to customers.
  • Maintain records of invoice payments.
  • Investigate and resolve irregularities in both incoming and outgoing payments.
  • Provide supporting documentation for annual audit.
  • Assist the Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer with completing the Statement of Property Status requests.
  • Greet visitors, answer questions and complaints in a tactful, helpful manner.
  • Receive payments in cash receipting system, pet license system, and property tax systems.
  • Assists the Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer with the maintenance of the Wisconsin election management and voter registration system including process voter information, fulfill absentee ballot requests and other election related duties.
  • Write and edit documents.
  • Assist the Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer with various licenses including, but not limited to, alcohol beverages, cigarette, direct sellers, dogs, cabaret, and amusements.
  • Contribute to a cooperative working effort by demonstrating a willingness to perform other job-related work as needed or requested.
  • Complete assignments as directed by the Village/Town Administrator and Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer.

A full description of the position and application is available here.

Education and/or experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent; Associated Degree in Administrative Assistant, or Paralegal, or related field is desired.
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures.
  • Two years of relevant work experience, including cash handling is required.

The Village/Town of Somers offers excellent benefit package including Wisconsin Retirement System, health & dental insurance.

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Applications need to be submit their resume with references to: Village of Somers, Attn: Jason J. Peters, Village/Town Administrator, PO Box 197, Somers, WI 53171 or email [email protected].