Accounts Payable Clerk

The Monell Chemical Senses Center, founded in 1968, is the world’s first nonprofit scientific institute devoted exclusively to basic research on the chemical senses: taste, smell, and chemosensory irritation. Research at Monell contributes to a wide range of scientific and practical knowledge. With more than fifty Ph.D.-level scientists, the Center is making major progress toward understanding how the chemical senses function and their importance in everyday life. The Center is located in the University City area of Philadelphia.

We are seeking a full-time accounts payable clerk. The ideal candidate will be involved in accounts payable functions and record keeping. Individual will assist with bank reconciliations, monthly financial reports, journal vouchers/entries, preparation of invoices, as well as grants and contracts management. Responsibilities also include assisting with purchasing of equipment and supplies for research laboratories and offices. Other accounting and administrative tasks as required.


Individual will be familiar with office work and computer programs such as MIP, Sage, MS Word, Excel and Access as well as have an interest in accounting and administrative work as well as scientific research administration. Please provide a detailed cover letter outlining your accounting experience.


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


Day shift, Monday to Friday

Work Location

In person

Application Instructions

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at

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