Accounts Payable Specialist in Solon, OH at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Solon, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
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Job Description

Position at ITW Permatex Permatex, AAM Engine Repair Division of Illinois Tool Works; is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair, home and hardware markets. Core brands include: Permatex®, Fast Orange®, Spray Nine®, and Devcon Home®. We currently seek an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our Finance team in Solon, OH.


Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing/input of vendor/supplier invoices inclusive of inventory and MRO purchases as well as purchased services. Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • Monitor the accuracy of inventory receipt transactions and work with the inventory team for corrective action.
  • Check accuracy of invoice footings and extensions and take corrective action when necessary, contacting and working with buyers and/or vendors.
  • Assist in review of vouchers processed for payment ensuring proper documentation and proper expense authorization.
  • Prepare monthly accrual journal entry for MRO expense items and assist in the monthly closing activities and reconciliations as required.
  • Assist in the development of fiscal year standard material costs and inbound freight, providing support and conducting research.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, contacting vendors when necessary.
  • Provide back up for the input and processing of inventory transactions.
  • Assist in the physical inventory in a coordinator/office control capacity.
  • Maintain and update year-end audit schedules as required.
  • Maintains historical records by sending documents for imaging and filing any related/pertinent documents.
  • Other special projects assigned to support the organization.
  • Minimum High School Diploma. Associate’s degree with accounting courses/specialty, or a related field preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Accounts Payable duties.
  • JD Edwards experience a plus.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with strong problem-solving abilities. Ideal candidate should be well organized, have good communication skills, good vendor relationship management skills, and willing to learn and grow.
  • Must be professional and able to keep information confidential.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word is required.
  • Possess good data entry/typing skills, and be proficient with a 10-key calculator.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Permatex is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. EEO is the law. Permatex invites any employee and/or applicant to review the Company’s Affirmative Action Plan. This plan is available for inspection upon request by emailing . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Jessica Henry at (440) 914-3580. No other requests will be accepted.