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Accounts Payable Specialist

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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Job Description


Job Responsibilities:

85% of the time

  • Process a high volume of PO and Non-PO Vendor Payables for assigned Plants and Vendors ensuring that the transactions are properly approved, coded, and supported in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures.
  • Review Aged Vendor balances for credit balances periodically to identify and recover over payments or refunds due.
  • Review Vendor Statements for unusual or aged activity and follow-up as necessary to resolve erroneous or disputed balances.
  • Assist in the processing of Vendor address/bank or other profile updates in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures
  • Maintain vendor files per Company internal controls.

15% of the time 
  • Assist in the monthly close procedures for AP including preparation of manual accrual spreadsheets and review of "Received not Vouchered' (RNV) reports for aged items.
  •  Assist in maintaining a SOX compliant Accounts Payable control framework; support requests from internal/external auditors as necessary.
  • Ensure that AP procedures are documented in desk-top manuals to support consistent and efficiency in processing standard transactions, as well as, to ensure that critical activities are captured for cross-training purposes.
  • Additional duties or projects as assigned by the AP Manager or Assistant Corporate Controller

 Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • A minimum of (5) years of progressive accounts payable experience.
  • Industry experience in processing freight for rail, barge, or trucking preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple-priorities with short or competing deadlines
  • Must be able to work under pressure and prioritize workload to adapt to changing business needs or deadlines.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to convey information in a clear and concise manner to various internal/external stakeholders.
  • Proactive in identifying problems and taking actions to resolve with moderate supervision.
  • Other Software: Strong capabilities working with Microsoft Office, including Excel (v-lookups, pivots), SharePoint, Outlook and Word.


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Katy, TX
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:10/4/2019
  • Contact: Chad Lindsay (713) 871-8620
  • Pay Range: $22.00 - $25.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1910-72554