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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Accounts Payable Clerk I-Sr. in Little Rock, Arkansas

Salary Range

$14.05 - $22.36


Accounts Payable Clerk I-Sr.

Little Rock, AR, USA


Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry, we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

An Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for maintaining Arkansas Electric Cooperative’s, Inc. accounts payable functions. This position will process accounts payable invoices, generate weekly settlements, prepare periodic reporting and account reconciliations, and participate in month end closing. This position presents the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECI and our mission forward.


  • Facilitates the accounts payable process, including maintaining records of amounts owed, verifying invoices, computing discounts, coding expenses, and issuing checks for payment.

  • Loads all invoices, expense reports and other documents that support all cash disbursements into CCMS repository. This assists in AECI's record retention policy along with providing all departments with a means to easily locate and retrieve these documents.

  • Oversees the data entry and verifies cash requirements and check registers for proper amounts.

  • Aids in implementing computer applications involving general ledger and other accounts payable systems.

  • Assists all departments in determining the proper accounting treatment for certain situations. In addition, assists these departments in compiling their annual budget.

  • Assists with activities associated with the independent audit of the cooperative's financial records, which includes the preparation of schedules and other documents requested by the audit firm.

  • Upon receipt of invoices submitted for payment, reviews and determines if vendor has properly charged for sales tax, if not, imposes and computes use tax dependent upon county, and remits to the State of Arkansas.

  • Maintains vendor Masterfile and ensures required supporting documentation is on file.

  • Performs billing and order entry for various departments.

  • Performs various journal entries.

  • Cross train with others in department to be available when needed.

  • Performs any other related duties as required or assigned.

  • Creates positive, collaborative relationships.

  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum Experience Required

  • Accounts Payable Clerk I: No Experience

  • Accounts Payable Clerk II: At least 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Accounts Payable Clerk Sr.: At least 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • AP Invoice Processing

  • Process Improvement

  • Process Documentation


  • 2 Retirement Plan Options

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid time off accrual

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program


Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job ID 2021-2371