☛ What interests you about working in accounts payable at a company like ours?
☛ What training or experience has prepared you for the role of accounts payable clerk?
☛ Describe your familiarity with accounting software. Which ones have you used?
☛ In as much detail as possible, describe the accounts payable process.
☛ What differentiates accounts payable from bills payable?
☛ How would you define a workflow?
☛ From the bank’s point of view, what is debit and credit? What is it from the customer’s point of view?
☛ This position requires a fair amount of data entry. How do you ensure accuracy in your work?
☛ Describe a time you found an invoice discrepancy. How did you resolve it?
☛ What types of documents do you need to verify an invoice?
☛ What steps would you take to make a payment?
☛ What does it mean when a vendor has a debit balance and what would you do in this case?
☛ Describe a time you negotiated vendor terms. How did you handle it?
☛ Describe a time you suggested a way to lower costs, increase revenue, or improve efficiency.