Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist

  • 200 Geislinger Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49037, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Do you enjoy solving complex mechanical problems, international travel, and communicating with others? Are you looking for a small – medium sized organization that recognizes your advanced technical skills and values work life balance? If so, we want to hear from you. 

Geislinger Corporation was founded in 2001 as the North American headquarters of Geislinger, a family-owned, torsional vibration solution provider and leading supplier of couplings and dampers worldwide out of Salzburg, Austria. Quality, innovative technologies and a large wealth of experience have made Geislinger into a market and innovation leader throughout the world. Geislinger Corporation has 25 employees at the North American headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan, with focus on manufacturing, sales, and service. Industries provided to: Oil & Gas, Shipbuilders/Marine, Rail, Mining, Power Generation, and Wind Power.

Job Description

An Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the financial processing of transactions for an organization. Their duties include daily bookkeeping and record keeping, financial reporting and the preparation of tax records for financial audits. This position is also responsible for assisting the Senior account as needed and will be the back-up to processing biweekly payroll.

  • Manage the weekly cycle for accounts payable including invoice entry for vendors and weekly check / ACH settlement payments
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Assist Accounting with monthly accrual and journal entries
  • Proactively resolve supplier invoice issues
  • Reconcile bank accounts and assist with month end
  • Process bi-weekly payroll and maintain electronic reports
  • Full cycle accounts payable processing for multiple business units.
  • Code and record invoices as well as obtain approval as required by policies and procedures.
  • Process A/P check runs in accordance with company policy.
  • Match checks/electronic payment to corresponding invoice to verify accuracy prior to mailing or initiating.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Research discrepancies and handle vendor correspondence
  • Set up new vendors in accounting software, manage W-9 files, and ensure proper supporting documentation is received.
  • Weekly payroll and billing for select clients
  • Create reconciliations that clearly communicate
  • Provide excellent payroll related customer service
  • Gather and report requested data to internal and external recipients
  • Reconcile bank accounts and assist with month end

·         Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned            


·         Associates Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline, preferred

·         Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles

·         Solid understanding of payroll processes, state overtime, payroll tax, and related payroll regulations/laws.

·         Proficient in Excel and hands on experience with spreadsheets

·         Strong work ethic, high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

·         Self-starter that requires minimal supervision

·         Must be able to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with management, peers, and coworkers.

·         High School diploma or equivalent

·         3+ years of proven experience with accounts payable processes

·         Required to sit or stand and move about the facility                  

·         Occasional lifting of items not to exceed 50 lbs.             

·         Required to use safety glasses while performing specific tasks or while in specific areas of the plant                 

·         Combination of office and plant environment                 

·         Exposed to any number of elements, but none present to the extent of being disagreeable             

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

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