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Accounts Payable Clerk – Wilkes-Barre

Accounts Payable Clerk – Wilkes-Barre


 Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well. We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of NEPA’s women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full-time Accounts Payable Clerk at our Administrative site in Wilkes-Barre.


The Accounts Payable Clerk has a primary focus on accounts payable duties, performs a variety of specialized fiscal and accounting functions, prepares supporting documentation and reports, and is available to respond to questions and/or assist with functions required by other fiscal staff.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Accounts Payable processing – provides timely and accurate processing of invoices, both PO and non-PO; review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.

Perform weekly check runs, assembly, and mailing of checks.

Maintains office supplies and orders supplies as needed.  Respond to vendor and employee inquiries.

Contacts vendors to verify specifications and research availability and cost, expedites deliveries, monitors backorders, short shipments, and incorrect shipments along with the return of expired items.

Maintains vendor database, accounts payable paper and electronic files including issuing Sales Tax Exemption Certificates and processing accurate 1099 information.

Reconciliation of monthly corporate credit card statements.

Participate in monthly closing process for various programs, including research and entry of any missing invoices.

Backup to the Fiscal Assistant/Payroll position.

Processes miscellaneous expenses.

Promote and contribute to organizational and programmatic goals of MFHS. 


Assist with other duties as directed.



Associates degree in related field preferred

Knowledge of Accounts Payable

2 years of related work experience.

Skills in computing ratios, rates, and percentages.

Mathematical reasoning skills – ability to choose the correct mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem

Ability to analyze information, problems, situations, practices, and procedures to define problems or objectives, identify concerns, patterns, tendencies, and relationships, and formulate logical conclusions.

Solid understanding and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Fundamentals of basic software and database programs to input and/or extract information

MFHS offers employees: 


  • Excellent employee and family medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Generous paid time off
  • Earn 2 weeks to start, 3 weeks after 2 years, and 4 weeks after 4 years!
  • 4 personal days
  • Earn sick time beginning your first day
  • 100% 401k Company Match (up to 6% of compensation)
  • MFHS Paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • Family friendly schedules – no holidays, evenings, or weekends
  • Paid training & development
  • Flexible leave options
  • Wonderfully collaborative and supportive culture

Join our compassionate & caring team!

Please visit for more information.

MFHS is an ADA and EEO employer. Persons representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply

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