Jun 14, 2022

Accounts Payable Clerk - Federal Way

  • Dobbs Truck Group
  • 33301 9th Avenue South, Federal Way, WA, USA
Full-Time Accounting Finance

Job Description

The Dobbs Truck Group is a growth company that successfully expands our operations and customer base through a high-quality team of employees.

Dobbs Truck Group operates 23 commercial truck dealerships through two operating companies – Dobbs Peterbilt and Western Truck Center. These dealerships represent some of the best commercial truck brands including Peterbilt, Volvo, Mack, Autocar, and Hino and include locations in California, Oregon, and Washington.

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance, and 401(k), as well as paid vacation and sick leave. Our Company is looking for long-term employees that we can invest in and grow with as we pursue our mission of being the premier commercial truck dealer group.

I. General Job Description

This position will be responsible for processing Accounts Payable transactions through DocFinity imaging system, as well as responding to internal and external inquiries, and assisting with some OEM Statement (PACCAR/Volvo) reconciliations.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


· Receiving and distributing Accounts Payable related mail (paper and electronic) daily.

· Reviewing and Processing (data entry) of invoices daily.

· Reviewing, auditing and obtaining corresponding approval for payment.

· Preparing weekly Accounts Payable check requests.

· Auditing invoices against purchase orders and researching discrepancies.

· Investigating and researching challenges that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for invoices.

· Answering internal accounts payable inquiries and providing proper communication.

· Monitoring vendor accounts to ensure payments are applied accurately and timely.

· Assisting with the monthly and annual Accounts Payable close processes.

· Cross training and multi-tasking to support current needs of the department.

· Assisting with the preparation and analysis of various summary accounts.

II. Minimum Job Qualifications

· 18 years of age.

· Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or one year of related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Fundamental understanding of Microsoft Office products, such as Excel, Work, and Outlook.

· Excellent customer service, organization, and communication skills.

III. Desired Job Qualifications

· Full cycle Accounts Payable processing experience.

· Knowledge of ERP systems.

· Demonstrated proficiency with data entry and ten-key.

IV. Mental Capability Requirements

· Comprehension: Ability to understand, remember, and communicate routine, factual information.

· Organization: Ability to organize and prioritize work schedule on short-term basis (more than 1 month).

· Reasoning & Decision Making: Ability to apply common sense in performing job.

· Communication: Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with others accurately, loudly, and quickly.

· Mathematics: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, record, balance, and check results for accuracy.

V. Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

VI. Common Expectations of Performance for all Employees

The following includes common expectations for all employees of the Company. The evaluation of job performance will be based on these common expectations as well as the position-specific responsibilities described above.

Communications, Teamwork, and Feedback to Others

· Contribute to a work environment that is based on trust and respect.

· Have discussions on a regular basis with their manager to discuss opportunities to best achieve individual performance objectives and departmental goals.

· Suggest ways to improve the efficiency of conducting their job duties.

· Promote continuous improvement and change to support company growth.

· Mentor others unselfishly.

· Give credit where it’s due.

Company Loyal Policies and Work Ethic

· Adhere to the policies contained in the Employee Handbook.

· Adhere to the Company’s Employee Conduct Policy.

· Support management decisions toward meeting company goals.

· Be open and receptive to new ideas, regardless of their origin.

· Make prudent decisions, which are based on the best interest of the Company and its long-term future.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Dobbs Truck Group operates 23 commercial truck dealerships through two operating companies – Dobbs Peterbilt and Western Truck Center.

Dobbs Peterbilt and Western Truck Center are equal opportunity employers that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience, and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. Dobbs Peterbilt and Western Truck Parts do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, ancestry, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or marital status; or on the basis of age against persons whose age is 40 and over, or on the basis of physical or mental disability; or to disabled veterans or to Vietnam veterans.

We are proud to be an affirmative action employer and encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to join our team.



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