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Accounts Payable Associate

Location: Knoxville, TN

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Accounts Payable Associate - Knoxville, TN           

SmartBank has an amazing opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Associate to work at our Corporate Offices in Bearden (5401 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919).    This position will be held accountable for all accounts payable functions by making sure that vendors are paid in a timely manner and associates are reimbursed for approved expenses, and maintenance of all records accordingly. 

Who We Are: SmartBank has been supporting customers for over 10 years in Tennessee and Florida and is continuing to grow.  We empower our associates to treat our customers with care and to be involved in the communities we support.  We build exceptional value by fostering a work environment that respects individual needs, establishes high expectations and recognizes achievement - It is the SmartBank way

SmartBank Values: Act With Integrity, Be Enthusiastic, Create Positivity, Demonstrate Accountability, Embrace Change.


  • Eleven (11) paid bank holidays a year
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical Insurance for you and your dependents (we share the cost)
  • Dental Insurance (we pay 100% for associates and have buy up options for dependents)
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement, 401(k) or IRA retirement plan that includes a dollar for dollar match on the first 3% you contribute and 50% for the next 2% your contribute
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Associate Incentive Plan (annualized incentives based on community service and company profitability)

Accounts Payable Associate role at SmartBank will be held accountable for the following:

  • Receives and verifies invoices and requisitions for goods and services.
  • Verifies that all transactions comply with SmartBank policies and procedures.
  • Prepares batches of invoices for data entry; enters invoices for payment.
  • Manages the weekly check run which includes, but is not limited to, recording all checks and prepares vendor checks for mailing.
  • Maintains listing of accounts payable.
  • Maintains updated vendor files and file numbers.
  • Answers all vendor inquiries.
  • Maintains all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and corporate accounts payable files.
  • Assists in monthly closings and preparation of reconcilements of various GL accounts and SmartBank internal accounts.
  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required.
  • Performs filing and copying.
  • Prepares digital copies of records on a regular basis.
  • Prepares a variety of debit and credit tickets to accomplish necessary corrections or adjustments.
  • Maintains files on W-9s for all vendors.
  • Prepares vendor 1099s annually.
  • Assists in maintenance of the listing of fixed and pre-paid assets.
  • Maintains and updates the Accounts Payable manual, Accounting Principles and Procedures and Expense Report Policy.
  • Assists Accounting staff as necessary.
  • Provides exceptional customer service.

Position Requirements: High school diploma.Six months experience in accounting or finance; preferably in an accounts payable role.  Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, high level of accuracy and outstanding interpersonal skills are required.  Experience with Word, Excel, Outlook, 10Key and accounts payable programs preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our Talent Acquisition team.

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