Accounts Payable Clerk

  • 331 E Grand River Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

About our company:

Douglas and Sharon Weaver started the Douglas J family of companies in 1967 with five employees and a passion for the Salon/Spa industry. They wanted to build a location that could pride itself on exceeding the guests’ expectations with every Douglas J experience. Since the initial opening, Douglas J has gone through 50 years of growth, expansion and evolution. We now have 9 locations including Aveda Institutes, Aveda Concept Salons and our Aveda Salon & Spa. We offer a complete menu of services in hair design and color, skin care, nail therapy, and massage therapy. Our foundation and values remain the same; we consistently focus on delivering our guests the high-end experience they deserve. 

We are proud to maintain a culture where our employees enjoy coming to work. We consistently promote and support a strong sense of unity, respect and passion. There are many opportunities at Douglas J for staff to participate in continuing education classes in order to continually grow their skills. We provide our employees opportunities to volunteer within their communities and give back. A comprehensive benefits package is offered to our employees to help maintain a healthy lifestyle. We strive to stay progressive in our industry by offering our employees a professional workplace where they feel supported and successful.

Job Description

Purpose of Role:

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for the accounts payable cycle for all Douglas J entities, and providing overall clerical support for the finance department.   

Essential duties and responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Enter all invoices into the accounting system, including certain invoices that are split between multiple entities
  • Prepare bills timely and accurately for payment on a weekly basis
  • Issue, monitor, and reconcile company debit/credit cards on a weekly basis
  • Maintain and review activity of renovations and projects for multiple locations

Clerical tasks for the finance department include:

  • Copying and scanning in necessary documents
  • Filing financial records and invoices
  • Assisting with financial reporting items, as necessary
  • Maintaining the invoice filing cabinets
  • Answering accounts payable phone calls
  • Other accounting and administrative tasks as needed


  • High school diploma required.  Associate’s degree in accounting, finance, or business preferred
  • At least two years experience working in a finance or accounting position preferred
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, and meet all deadlines
  • Detail oriented and organized, very self-motivated
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required, experience with Sage Intacct software preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Polished, professional image, consistent with the Douglas J Image Principle
  • Ability to work within normal business hours approximately 20-30 hours per week
  • Must be able to work in person at least twice a week in our East Lansing Office. Remaining work days or hours can be remote.


Additional Information

Why should you apply?

  • Ongoing training and support
  • Opportunity to support prospective students in pursuing their career aspirations in cosmetology, esthiology, or massage therapy
  • Competitive Salary
  • Affordable insurance benefits and a 401(k) with company match
  • Creative and fun work environment
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • A company culture focused on serving, educating, and creativity 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.