Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Accounts Payable Technician II

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    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters. Clearwater Paper's employees build shareholder value by developing strong customer partnerships through quality and service.


    At Clearwater Paper, we have made it a priority to build a clearly defined workplace culture that is consistent companywide. Key aspects of our culture include:

    • Clear values.  We embrace and practice integrity, openness and candor; environmental responsibility; a commitment to quality; and a focus on customers.
    • Continuous improvement. We believe there are always opportunities to raise the bar and get better.  We engage our employees in improving both the business and their performance.
    • Performance driven. We are focused on winning together and on delivering results.

    Our customers’ success and our success requires everyone to do their part, whether we are finding new ways to be profitable or reducing our environmental footprint.  If you are looking for teamwork, a sense of purpose, and a leading company that is growing fast, we are looking for you.


    The Accounts Payable Technician is primarily responsible for the processing of necessary Accounts Payable reports, the local imaging of Accounts Payable documents and master data setup. This role will also assist in customer service-related activities associated with Clearwater Paper’s Accounts Payable Department.



    • Open, Sort, Scan AP Mail
    • Prepare paper checks for postage and mailing,
    • Process Check Requests/Special Handling
    • Process (SUA) Single Use Credit Card payments
    • Verify quality of invoice images and reprocessing invoices requiring a better image resolution.

    Customer Service

    • Investigate vendor inquires, emails, phone calls and contact the vendor with the resolution.


    • Statement Review and Request
    • Debit Memo/PO credit line review and collection
    • 1099 (W9) Payment form review and collection
    • Audit key SOX controls for month end

    AB Backup Role

    • Vendor Update/Change Requests
    • Key contact for EXL for AP issue resolution
    • Monitor and maintain other assigned A/P reports
    • Other Assigned Duties


    Required education and related experience:

    • High school graduate or GED required.  Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
    • 1 year Accounts Payable experience required.


    Skills and Abilities (technical/professional skills, expertise and qualifications):

    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to maintain a professional decorum during periods of stress required.
    • Must be able to multi-task.
    • Exposure to an Enterprise Resource Planning System(s) preferred.


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