Payables Clerk
Chicago, IL
Full Time

Payables Clerk

As a family owned and operated business established in 1950, El Milagro provides authentic quality tortilla products and exemplary service to its customers. Not only will the right candidate be joining a dynamic team, but they will also uphold El Milagro’s core values. The right candidate is hard-working, has the ability to cooperate in office-related activities, is detail-oriented yet efficient, and has a great disposition in the workplace.

Essential Duties

  • Adjoin P.O.’s to corresponding packing slips.
  • Correctly code and enter invoice, P.O., or billing information on time to meet discount terms.
  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Follow up on packing slips not submitted by other locations.
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stoppayments or purchase order amendments.
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigation information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from vendors.
  • Contact vendors regarding any discrepancies or to resolve issues.
  • Correctly code and enter invoice, P.O., or billing information on time to meet discount terms.
  • Detect any discrepancies in prices.

Skills and Qualifications

  • PC proficiency, data entry skills, general math skills.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping.
  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English.
  • Availability to work Saturdays and a 5day work week.
  • Professional verbal and written communication.

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