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Accounts Payable Processing Specialist Job

Date: Apr 25, 2019

Location: King of Prussia, PA, US

Company: Arkema

Req Id 30612 - Posted 04/25/2019 - Finance and Accounting - King of Prussia. Pennsylvania. US


The Accounts Payable Specialist reports to the the Accounts Payable Supervisor and is responsible for the posting of invoices utilizing the 3 way match process (Invoice, Purchase Order, Goods Receipt) with a general minimum goal of 60 invoice postings per day.  This role can manage varying volume (queues) and prioritize invoices and vendors while dealing with payment deadlines.  This job is also responsible for all invoices/credits for designated Arkema sites and also cross-training with other co-workers for backup coverage on other invoice queues for differing sites. 


  • 80 %  Manage and post accounts payable vendor transactions (i.e. invoices, credit memos, special payment requests, etc.) in the appropriate software (i.e., Readsoft or SAP) as assigned in accordance with Arkema’s policies and procedures.
    • Monitor invoices in the “Work Cycle” queue for discrepancies in order to post for payment.
    • Facilitate resolution of invoices with variances by working with vendors, Arkema plant personnel, purchasing and other staff as required.
  • 15 %  Customer contact - Answer vendor and internal emails / telephone calls as required
  • 5%   Review vendor statements and other duties as assigned


  • Open office environment working in a cubicle/desk space area
  • Mostly seated work at a desk using automated electronic system (Readsoft Process Director) and dual monitor environment
  • No travel generally expected – Any travel that surfaces would be pre-communicated and would   be exception based
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents



  • High School Diploma with minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience OR Associates Degree with 2-3 years of relevant experience.
  • High volume Accounts Payable experience. Able to process 1,200 – 1,500 invoices per month.
  • Hands on experience in SAP or a comparable ERP system; experience using Readsoft a plus
  • MS Outlook experience a plus
  • Strong PC skills in MS Excel and Word


  • Strong written/oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented with an emphasis on accuracy
  • Highly motivated individual
  • Quick learner able to adapt to process changes
  • Team player
  • Problem solver, able to think outside the norm


A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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