Farwest Steel - Accounting Clerk

Company: Farwest Steel

Position: Accounting Clerk, Springfield

  Position Purpose:   To ensure efficient, timely, and accurate processing of vendor invoices for payment.  Comply with internal controls and work as a positive, contributing team member in a continuous improvement environment.


Major Duties:  

  • Match material invoices to purchase orders and receiving documentation

  • Match freight invoices to trip documentation

  • Calculate cost adjustments when applicable

  • Ensure non-material invoices are properly coded and approved

  • Process invoices in a timely manner to take advantage of discount terms

  • Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and invoices

  • Serve as point of contact for vendor inquiries

  • Maintain an organized tracking system of pending invoices in compliance with financial policies and procedures

  • Reconcile open purchase orders to outstanding receipts and invoices

  • Work with purchasing, receiving, inventory management, and sales administrative groups to improve processes and resolve issues

  • Comply with electronic filing documentation policy

  • Assist in accumulating and reporting key performance metrics

  • Assist with various department projects, as needed

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred, High School diploma required

  • Proven accounts payable work experience

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles

  • Demonstrated ability to calculate, post, and manage accounting records

  • Strong data entry skills; ability to process high volume transactions with accuracy

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel

  • Experience with Oracle preferred



  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Well organized

  • Good verbal and communication skills

  • Willingness to be a positive team member


Interested candidates should send their resume or fill out an internal interest form return to Juniper Thompson in the Eugene Corporate office, or email juniper.thompson@farweststeel.com.


Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.