Accounts Payable Clerk

Full Time Accounts Payable Clerk
Posting Date: February 5, 2020

Indianola Municipal Utilities will be accepting applications for the position of Accounts Payable Clerk in the IMU Finance Department.  This position’s responsibilities include but aren’t limited to:  General accounting/bookkeeping activities related to accounts payable; Prepares and schedules vendor claims for approval by the Board of Trustees; prepares checks/warrants for payment and distribution to vendors; Maintains vendor database and 1099 year-end reporting; Compiles information for, prepares, and submits monthly and quarterly reports to maintain compliance with necessary state, federal, and other regulatory agencies (electric, sewer, water, communications); Performs related research work as needed; Maintains ledgers, prepares necessary journal entries, and assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual utility budget and financial related reports; Assists with other clerical duties and performs related work as required; utilizes cross training in support.

Requirements include:  High school graduation or equivalent and prefer additional courses in bookkeeping and computer operations; Two years’ experience in responsible clerical work preferably including the keeping and recording of financial or other transactions; Good knowledge of business arithmetic, office terminology, procedures and equipment; Attention to detail and problem-solving skills; Ability to maintain financial records and to perform a wide variety of clerical accounting tasks; Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public.

IMU starting salary is $39,223 annually and an excellent benefits package is included.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screening and background check.  A complete job description can be found here.  To apply, please submit 1) your letter of interest, 2) your resume with salary history and 3) application with three professional references to:

Chris Longer
Finance & HR Director
Indianola Municipal Utilities
PO Box 356
Indianola, Iowa 50125