Accounts Payable Specialist (Industrial Manufacturer) – Direct Hire/Top $$

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Our client, a Morrisville-based company that manufactures products for the construction, disaster restoration, facilities, automotive and other industries, is actively recruiting for a sharp and capable AP Specialist to join its Accounting team.

This company is a worldwide leader in its field.  It has 4 plants across the US and this AP Specialist will handle Payables for all products/supplies as well as SG&A (Sales, General and Administrative) expenses.  We seek a seasoned and savvy AP professional.  Compensation will be generous.

Key Things to Note:

  • This is a full-time, direct hire position.  Daytime schedule flexibility is available.
  • The position will be on-site at the company’s Morrisville location.
  • This is a manufacturing setting and client seeks a candidate with manufacturing AP experience, including 3-way match.
  • The company processes many manual invoices.  Although they will be implementing an enhanced ERP system, they seek candidates who are accustomed to and comfortable with manual processing.
  • Volume is high.  We seek a candidate who maintains high quality of work despite high quantity.
  • Position will require regular interface with plant personnel, particularly around receiving discrepancies.  Seek AP professional who enjoys a collaborative role.

This AP Specialist will handle accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient and accurate processing of purchase orders, invoices and vendor payments for all company sites as well as ensuring clean, timely and accurate documentation/records.. 

Selected Duties:

  • Processing A/P including checks, ACH, P-Cards, and wires, ensuring proper approvals
  • Verify and enter invoice data performing 3-way match against purchase order, receipt, and invoice
  • Address vendor inquiries in a timely, positive and collaborative manner
  • Reconcile vendor statements, investigating and correcting any discrepancies
  • Verify validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from internal departments and vendors
  • Vendor management tasks including setting up new vendors in the ERP system, maintaining vendor files, obtaining W-9 documents, and processing annual vendor 1099s
  • Assist with month close duties including journal entries and reconciliations
  • Maintain accurate records and provide documentation for auditing and tax reporting purposes

Targeted candidate will offer a related degree and 3+ years of AP experience, including substantial experience in a manufacturing company.  3-way match experience assumed and required.

Other priorities include:

  • Excellent organizational skills, including demonstrated ability to handle high volume processing
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills including ability to recognize and independently reconcile discrepancies
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong technical skills including Excel and ERP systems

Finally, we seek a high energy team player who is flexible, can-do and reliable.  There is a lot to do, and we seek a quick study who is ready and eager to contribute.

Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates targeted.