Accounts Payable Associate

  • Full-time

Company Description

Established in 1984 as Midwest Air Technologies, Inc. (MAT Holdings, Inc.) is a $1.5 billion multi-national company with manufacturing operations, distribution centers and sourcing offices worldwide. The company’s core businesses include the production, sales and service of products in the fencing and hardware, automotive and power equipment sectors. MAT is a family of companies and products offering countless opportunities enabled by our global presence in 12 countries and 15,000 employees.

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Associate is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices, responds to internal requests for payment, and requires extensive work to resolve payment issues.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Processes incoming invoices and prepares for SAP entry. This involves: reviewing emailed invoices, forwarding to appropriate personnel for approval, ensuring back-up documentation and purchase orders are attached to invoices.
  • Codes all invoices with general ledger and cost center numbers. Verifies proper pricing and quantities match. Enters accounts payable data into SAP system.
  • Assists with payment issuance, e.g., pulls invoices for payment, and attaches payment advice copies to paid invoices, and prepares payments with remittances for providing to the vendor.
  • Matches A/P payments to invoices and verifies all information.
  • Processes credit and debit memos.
  • Reconciles monthly statements from vendors and handles any discrepancies.
  • Handles vendor inquiries regarding payment information, short pays, etc.
  • Assists in monthly closing.
  • Audits (in accordance to Company guidelines) and processes employee expense reports.

Qualifications

  • Possess excellent computer skills with emphasis in Excel.
  • Analytical, self-motivated, able to work alone or within a team in a fast pace environment.
  • Requires ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities. 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field, or combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in an A/P role.
  • Knowledge of Freight Payables a plus.
  • Basic accounting skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of SAP a plus.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.