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Office Administrative Clerk/AP Clerk

Location: Nashville, TN

National Recovery Technologies (“NRT”) located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a leader in designing, manufacturing, and installing optical sorting technology.  Since our inception in 1981, our people have been industry thought-leaders and technology innovators, focused on quality of manufacturing and a strong commitment to customer service.  An equipment manufacturing and engineering company, NRT provides cutting edge sorting solutions to the recycling industry. NRT is a world leader in waste and recycling sorting and automation technology deployed worldwide NRT has the world’s largest installed capacity in PET plastic reclamation plants.

NRT is currently looking for an Office Administrative Clerk/AP Clerk to join the team.

This position is a blend of the administrative needs of an office with finance responsibilities.  In this role, you will be responsible for the organization of the reception area, conference rooms and all common areas. You will answer multi-line phone system and act as a liaison between internal and external customers, both on the phone as well as in person. You will assist with various AP and transactional data entry while providing administrative support to other departments.

If you have these qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities . . .

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required; associate degree preferred
  • Three (3) years’ experience in an Accounts Payable role or other administrative/accounting role
  • Experience operating a switchboard/telephone console of 10 lines or more
  • Previous accounting or accounting software experience
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office required; Excel proficiency at an intermediate level
  • Possess strong attention to detail, accuracy, and meeting deadlines skills
  • Must be a clear, concise communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Outstanding teamwork skills
  • Maintaining a cheerful disposition in a fast-paced environment and enjoy opportunities to interact with team members, clients, callers, and other visitors.

And can handle these responsibilities . . .

  • Answering telephone calls and giving information to callers, taking messages and transferring calls to appropriate individuals
  • Sorting and distributing incoming mail or other materials and answering routine letters including processing and mailing vendor payments
  • Preparing agendas and making office arrangements, preparing for internal and external meetings or events
  • Coordinating catering for luncheons, including set up and tear down
  • Assisting with recording, storing, and analyzing accounts payable, inventory and ‘project’ cost information
    • Setting up new vendor accounts, receiving and issuing inventory items and setting up new project numbers into the accounting system
    • Matching vendor invoices to approved Purchase Order and Packing slips and performing data entry of invoices into the accounting system. Auditing vendor invoices while ensuring that invoices are both reasonable and accurate
    • Working with vendors to obtain all invoices timely and within the proper fiscal month
  • Responding appropriately to requests for accounting information from internal and external customers, such as team members, financial auditors, bank and regulatory auditors
  • Assisting in preparing outgoing freight documentation such as BOLs and FedEx labels
  • Providing administrative support to other departments, as necessary
    • Preparing Executive and other leadership position expense reports using SAP Concur
    • Ordering office supplies, marketing materials and cleaning supplies
  • Setting up and manage filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, and maintaining documents

We will give you . . .

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental, including Orthodontia
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous pay for time off, including vacation, holiday, sick, bereavement, jury duty
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Targeted learning and development opportunities
  • Positive and friendly work environment

And so much more!

This is an exciting time to be a leader in a rapidly growing company on the verge of even greater success.  If you think you have what it takes to be part of a company that strives to create a working environment that stimulates team spirit, passion, engagement and achievement, we want to hear from you! 

Please visit our website ( to learn more about National Recovery Technologies.  Please click the Careers Link under the “About Us” tab to apply.  This will route you to our parent company, Bulk Handling Systems, and the application process.

National Recovery Technologies values diversity in its work force and is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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