Jun 16, 2024

Bethlehem, US, 18015

Accounts Payable Clerk

Company Overview

Bethlehem Shared Services provides professional services exclusively for Cigars International, CIGAR.com, Pipes & Cigars, Thompson Cigar, Meier & Dutch, Cigarbid.com and its affiliates. We are the fastest growing cigar company in the country, and leading online and direct marketer of fine cigars, premium pipe tobaccos, luxury gifts and accessories, and more.

While our roots are in direct marketing, we have a strong eCommerce and growing brick and mortar retail presence. We have three (3) Retail locations in Pennsylvania, five (5) in Texas, two (2) in Florida and soon to be more.



Key focus area of the AP Clerk is to prepare and code daily invoice batches, assisting with preparing and printing weekly check runs, partaking in month-end close duties, and other projects and tasks as assigned by manager.

The AP Clerk reports to the AP Manager and frequently collaborates with other team members and other departments. Experience in the tobacco industry is a plus.



  • Monitor and support daily AP functions for all entities.
  • Prepare and code daily invoice batches, typically 200 or more per week.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors
  • Processing transactions and performing accounting duties such as account maintenance, recording journal entries and reconciling books of accounts
  • Support all locations and departments with inquiries relating to Account Payable issues and provide resolution.
  • Assist AP Manager by gathering financial data for standard and ad hoc reporting as needed.
  • Performing other duties and tasks as assigned by AP Manager


  • Associate degree in accounting preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in accounting/AP
  • Experience in working with multiple legal entities.
  • Experience in ERP/Accounting systems, AX Dynamics, or SAP
  • Ability to work well with others and communicate professionally and effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel.
  • Must have strong skills in organization and planning.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.


As a colleague at Scandinavian Tobacco Group, you will receive a comprehensive compensation package as a generous benefits package.

  • Comprehensive Health Care, Vision & Dental Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Disability Plans
  • Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Additional Supplemental Benefits
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Time Off (PTO) days, Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan including a generous Company match



Before we enter a hiring process, your job application will be reviewed by a member of our recruiting team. Your application will be reviewed in line with the hiring competencies we have for the role you have applied for. If your experience aligns with the requirements, you will enter our hiring process which will consist of the following:

  • Recruiter Screen
  • Hiring Manager Interview
  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Leadership Interview


At Scandinavian Tobacco Group, we always encourage you to craft the career that makes you more. We have a rich heritage that dates back 250 years and have been operating as a Scandinavian Tobacco Group since 1961. We operate in over 100 countries, employing over 10,000 people. We offer a diverse portfolio of iconic brands ranging from Signature, Cohiba, Macanudo, CAO, Partagas and most recently branched into smokeless tobacco through our recent acquisition of XQS. We are on a mission to focus on sustainability and minimizing our environmental footprint. We are committed to creating a culture that allows us to blend our strengths, to go far it takes a winning team, and this is why we pride ourselves on sharing our skills, knowledge and expertise to push each other forward.


Nearest Major Market: Allentown