Accounts Payable Clerk Interview Questions 

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    The ideal candidate will have good computing and accounting skills with attention to detail. He/She will be responsible for maintaining and computing bills and ensuring payments are made on time.


    Top Accounts Payable Clerk Interview Questions

    The below questions will help you find the right fit for the role. 

    • Why do you want to work for us? 
    • What according to you are the qualities an accounts payable clerk should possess? 
    • How do you define yourself? 
    • How do you think the company will be affected positively by hiring you? 
    • What do you think are the major challenges of this job? 
    • How do you think your past experience has helped you for your present role? 
    • How do you prioritize work? 
    • What do you think are your prime duties? 
    • What is the first thing you’ll focus on if you’re hired? 
    • Do you consider yourself a team player? 
    • Tell us about a time you solved a discrepancy. 
    • Which accounting software are you familiar with? 
    • What should be your priority in this role? Accuracy or efficiency? 
    • Tell us about your comfort with tight deadlines. 
    • Which documents do you think you are supposed to work with? 
    • Walk us through an account payable process. 
    • What is the difference between accounts payable and bills payable? 
    • Walk us through the steps you would take to make a payment. 
    • Tell us about a time when a vendor negotiated the terms.  
    • Tell us about your experience with a team project.  
    • Tell us about a time when you felt fulfilled with your job. 
    • Defend the remuneration package that you want. 
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