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Accounting \ Accounts Payable Clerk, City of Manistee

Published May 1, 2023

Position Announcement

The City of Manistee is seeking an experienced, versatile, and hands-on financial professional to serve as Accounting \ Accounts Payable Clerk. Primary responsibilities include accounts payable, general ledger maintenance and reconciliation, bank reconciliations, financial statements, audit and budget assistance, property tax administration, banking liaison, reporting, functional support, and customer service. Activities include a full range of office duties including assisting the public, accounting, reconciliations, scheduling, filing, records management, application, and transaction processing.

The successful applicant will possess excellent written and oral communication, exemplary computer ability, organization and office management skills, initiative, and adaptability. They will have attention to detail, willingness to learn new skills and tasks and a proven track record of improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Experience with BS&A software is a plus.
Associate Degree in finance, accounting or related with five or more years of progressively responsible financial experience and a demonstrated ability to perform the job functions required. Bachelor’s Degree, public accounting or municipal finance experience preferred.

Starting wage range $51,000 to $54,500 commensurate with experience and background. Full and competitive benefits including paid health insurance, deferred compensation plan and paid vacation. 

Job packet details

Interested applicants should submit an application, cover letter, resume and references by May 19, 2023. Position start date is no later than July 10. Materials shall be emailed to with Accounting \ Accounts Payable Clerk as the subject line; or delivered to the City Clerk’s office at 70 Maple St. Manistee MI 49660.

The City of Manistee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.