Accounts Payable Specialist

Finance Highland Park, Illinois


Description

Position at Autocar Parts, LLC

 

Summary

 

Process and post vendor invoices, employee expense reports, purchase requisitions and internal check requests for multiple locations and entitiesResolve invoice, receiving and statement discrepancies with suppliers by working across functional areas within companyPrepare weekly supplier payments schedule for multiple entities based on system inputs and supplier communicationAssist with all external audit activity including all planning, preparation and data gathering

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities and Est. % of Time Spent on Each

  1. Process and post vendor invoices, employee expense reports, purchase requisitions and internal check requests for multiple locations and entities
  2. Resolve invoice, receiving and statement discrepancies with suppliers by working across functional areas within company
  3. Prepare weekly supplier payments schedule for multiple entities based on system inputs and supplier communication
  4. Assist with all external audit activity including all planning, preparation and data gathering
  5. Proactively interact with various departments throughout the organization to provide information necessary to assist in their decision making, improve profitability and maintain proper accounting procedures
  6. Perform additional duties and assist with other projects upon request from management

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Key Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  1. A thorough working knowledge of MS Office
  2. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  3. Excellent customer service with both internal and external customers
  4. Detail oriented, accurate and organized
  5. Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  6. Responsible and trustworthy when handling confidential information
  7. Self-starter with a proactive work style

Required Education, Certification, Training

To perform the job successfully, an individual should have or obtain the following education, certification or training:

  1. 1 plus years of accounts payable experience in a manufacturing or parts distribution environment
  2. Associate's degree in Accounting or applicable work experience

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Where will you work? This position will be based in Highland Park, IL within walking distance to the Metra train station.
What do we offer in benefits? We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, to include base salary and benefits such as medical/dental/vision options, retirement/401K plans, etc.