Position: AP/AR CLERK

Location: New Bedford, MA

Company Information: Plumbers’ Supply Company is a growth oriented, privately held plumbing and heating wholesaler with 19 locations throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.  Plumbers’ Supply is looking for strong candidate to join the team to assist with general accounting tasks.  The successful candidate needs to be organized and detail-oriented. Additionally, the candidate needs to be a team player with strong communication skills, both written and verbal.


Reporting to the Controller, the candidate is expected to:

Accounts Payable:

  • Responsible for appropriately filing all invoices, purchase orders and other vendor communications within electronic filing system
  • Pay vendors according to stated payment terms, matching invoices with proper documentation including purchase orders, proofs of delivery, and receiving paperwork
  • Create vouchers
  • Resolve all discrepancies with the vendor or appropriate branch locations
  • Assist with the preparation of weekly check runs
  • Assemble weekly check run attaching all reconciled documentation
  • Assist with the mailing of checks on a timely basis to vendors
  • Respond and address all vendor inquiries in a timely manner
  • Set up and maintain vendor files and documentation, in accordance with company policy
  • Responsible for resolving vendor/payment issues

Accounts Receivable:

  • Assist with processing daily deposits and posting payments to customer’s accounts
  • Work closely with customers to answer questions and resolve issues with check, ACH, and Credit Card payments as well as resending invoices to customers and providing support with their online accounts
  • Processing customer payments through the Bill Trust Portal
  • Assisting in maintaining sales tax certificates for customers and job specific invoices
  • Maintaining the weekly worksheet for COD payments

Other Tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Cross train to provide coverage for all other accounting roles
  • Assist with special projects as directed by management
  • Assist with answering phones and other administrative duties


  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • 3+ years general office experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Sharepoint, etc.)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle changing priorities
  • Previous distribution experience is a plus
  • Ideal candidate must be detailed oriented, organized, able to meet deadlines and be a team player

A full benefit package including paid time off, 401(K) and profit sharing is offered.