Accounts Payable Clerk

Posted: August 2, 2022 in North America Careers

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Fort Lauderdale, FL Accounting Full Time

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Position Summary:

Northrop & Johnson, the leading yacht brokerage company, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to join the team. Likely candidates will have the appropriate experience, knowledge and understanding of payables functions within a fast growing and fast-paced yachting organization, including closings. This is a full-time, permanent position with shore-based salary appropriate to qualifications and experience.


  • Handling accounts payable for separate entities and vendors
  • Accurately review, code and process vendor invoices
  •  Audit and process credit card statements
  •  Review, code and process expense reports
  •  Address and respond to vendor inquiries
  •  Record entry, verify documentation and distribute petty cash
  • Manage new vendor setup including collection of W9s
  • Preparation of 1099s
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Well presented and businesslike
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated & self-driven
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate needs before they arise
  • Ability to follow precise procedures
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to work for different people at once, prioritize and multi-task
  • Ease in interacting with people and handling teamwork

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • 2 Year Minimum Accounts Payable experience required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with Advanced Excel
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required
    • Associates degree in Accounting preferred
  • Experience in the yachting industry preferred
  • SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Acumatica or similar systems experience

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