• Accounts Payable Specialist

    Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/24/2019 4:48 PM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. and its family of companies, for generations to come.


    IDEAL has made its mark by developing the iconic products and practical technology demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.  Since the beginning, IDEAL INDUSTRIES has been a growing, energetic company, and that’s never been more true than today. It’s always been a compelling place to work and we’re poised for even more growth as we continue to move across the globe. With growth comes opportunity—and at IDEAL INDUSTRIES, the opportunity can be yours.



    • Accounts Payable lead for Microsoft NAV implementation
    • Process 3 way P.O. Matching Invoices and work with both Purchasing and Receiving to expediently correct any P.O. or Receiving errors
    • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
    • Identify, research and resolve invoice discrepancies in a timely manner
    • Ensure timely payment of invoices to take discounts when available
    • Maintain Accounts Payable authorization approval policy.
    • Create all reports, payments and ACH files for bi-weekly payment runs
    • Administer Concur Expense Reporting (review and approve expense reports, system maintenance, etc.)
    • Administer purchasing card program
    • Answer employee questions regarding Concur Expense and provide training to new users
    • Create and mail all vendor 1099Misc and file with the IRS
    • Gather and maintain W9/W8 information from all vendors
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with AP policies and procedures
    • Provide a high level of both internal and external customer service with a positive attitude
    • Respond to all vendor inquiries in a timely manner
    • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately in accordance with company policy
    • Coordinate and obtain information for sales and use tax
    • Assist in month end close process, including various account reconciliations
    • Assign, track and maintain capital project accounts
    • Provide monthly departmental payable reports to business unit managers and assist with any questions or discrepancies
    • Provide metrics of payment terms and consistently try to improve the DPO results
    • Assist in the year-end audit
    • Annual Unclaimed Property Reporting


    Job Requirements

    • Experience in Accounts Payable
    • Experience with an ERP system
    • Accounting Skills
    • Experience with expense report processing
    • Must be detail oriented
    • Concur experience a plus
    • Microsoft NAV experience a plus
    • Microsoft Office skills, primarily Excel, Outlook, Word
    • Energetic and self-motivated individual with a focus on maintaining continuous process improvement.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate strong organizational skills.

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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