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Accounts Payable Specialist


Accounting & Finance


Melrose Park, IL

Job Description:

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for receiving, processing, and verifying invoices, tracking and recording purchase orders, maintaining accounts payable records, and processing payments.



  • Accurately review, code, and process vendor invoices. Research vendor statements and discrepancies, teaming with personnel from Purchasing and Logistics regularly
  • Perform monthly reconciliations and participate in month end close
  • Set up new vendors and maintain vendor accounts while staying in compliance with company policies and procedures. Address and respond to vendor inquiries
  • Process check requests and expense reports on a regular basis
  • File paid and unpaid invoices and statements
  • Reconcile and pay credit card bills
  • Organize and match returns paperwork
  • Participate heavily in company’s audit (year-end and otherwise)
  • Other duties as needed

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • At least 3 years of professional, related experience
  • Previous experience in manufacturing and industrial distribution preferred
  • Ability to follow through on complex/technical projects requiring extensive research
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Previous exposure to SAP or a major ERP preferred
  • Deeply analytical with a high attention to detail
  • Desire and ability to work in-office 100%. Work from home and hybrid not available

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Possibility for telework days, depending on position, with flexible make-up time for exempt employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments


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