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Clayton Early Learning is one of the nation's leaders in early childhood education, dedicated to improving the quality of learning that children experience before they begin kindergarten. When we have positions available, we seek early childhood professionals who want to spread their wings, share their talents, work collaboratively with other leaders in early childhood and actively incorporate research-based strategies into improving their practice.

Accounts Payable Clerk (30 Hours per week)

Department: Administration
Location: Denver, CO

AP Clerk:

Reports to: Controller 

Hours: Varies (Days)         Classification: Non-Exempt 



The AP Clerk is responsible for all aspects of the Accounts Payable function in the Fiscal Department.  This team member will be responsible for entering invoices into the MIP accounting system, processing weekly check-runs, maintaining electronic and paper vendor files as well as reconciling accounts.  In addition, this person will be a resource for other departments regarding expense coding and approval questions.  This position works closely with all departments and will have a good understanding of expenditures and general ledger coding.  This is an integral part of the Fiscal team ensuring proper recording of expenditures for the organizationís financial statements. 



  • Entering invoices in a timely manner, to meet the weekly check-run and month end cut off deadlines. 
  • Prepares weekly check-run, manual payroll checks, and EFTís. 
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance. 
  • Maintains vendor records, both electronically and physical files. 
  • Prepares 1099ís at year end. 
  • Ensures all W-9ís are filed for all vendors prior to releasing payments   
  • Maintains certificate of insurance for contractors and others doing business on Clayton Property. 
  • Assists with audit preparation.  
  • Point of contact for Clayton Early Learning staff across departments in regards to Accounts Payable. 
  • Works directly with other members of the accounting team, including clerks and Sr. Accountants, to achieve departmental goals.


  • Regular and predictable attendance is required, including specified meetings, some of which may be off site.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Education: 1-2 years of experience processing AP.  Nonprofit experience is preferred. Preferrably a minimum of an Associates Degree in Business Field.
  • Special professional and/or job-related requirements: Current PPD-TB and physical examination, record of immunizations, background check, and compliance with other regulatory requirements as applicable.  Proficiency in Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);  Experience with Abila MIP Software preferred.  Strong organizational skills. Good communication skills. 

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