• Accounts Payable Clerk

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    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


    Peterson Holding has an immediate need for an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk at our Hillsboro, OR or our San Leandro, CA location.


    About Us:

    At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


    We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


    Why Peterson?

    We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.




    Working under general supervision, performs clerical accounting functions where some judgment and independent action may be required. Generally works under guidance of senior accounting personnel.


    • Match approved purchase orders with vendor billings/invoices.  Prepare invoices for payment processing in accordance with defined coding instructions.
      • Input Invoices into PO System.
      • Monitor special handling invoices, discounts and special terms through the PO system.
    • Compile and post transactions into the A/P System to designated accounts.
    • Assist with daily and weekly check runs.
    • Maintain related Accounts Payable files (hard copy and soft copy) as needed.
    • Place and respond to internal and external phone calls and emails regarding vendor activity as required. Provide assistance to both accounting and operations personnel to help resolve Accounts Payable questions or problems.
    • Perform certain related duties and functions as required by the Senior Accountants of Peterson’s operating companies.  Each Company requires different entry/handling methods.
    • Identify and Reconcile customer account discrepancies.
    • Maintain/update procedures for assigned accounting function.




    Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from an accredited program or certification in Accounting; and one (1) to two (2) year’s related accounting experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience, which provide an applicant with the listed knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job, is acceptable.  A candidate for the opening needs intermediate level Excel skills which includes creating and manipulating pivot tables.  


    Peterson Holding Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.


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