Accounts Payable Representative I at Sonepar USA

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: MAITLAND, Florida

Job Description:

Sonepar USA is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in the business-to-business distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products and related solutions. We are the world's largest privately held electrical distributor. In the USA, we are represented by 15 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors and have over 700 locations with coverage in all 50 states.


Own Your Expertise, And Your Future

Do you enjoy a good challenge? Great, because we value bold thinkers who are excited to take on challenging tasks.  We strive to be the best and we share our success with our associates, customers, suppliers and shareholders.  



Accounts Payable Administrator – Maitland, Florida


The Accounts Payable Representative is an entry level Accounts Payable position reporting directly to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, Manager, or Director. The position provides direct support for day-to-day processing of accounting payable functions:

  • Processing of various accounts payable transactions

    • Opening, Sorting & Scanning of invoices

    • Processing of invoices using OCR and Imaging technology

    • Reconciliation of Invoices and matching to a purchase order.

    • Analysis of Invoice to Purchase Order receipt

    • Resolving invoice discrepancies with field personnel

  • Processing of Payments to Vendors

    • Process weekly check run

    • Process emergency check requests as needed.

    • Monitor check outsourcing files to ensure delivery.

    • Conduct the weekly check preview process to identify potential AP problems and resolve before check issuance.

  • Vendor File Set Up and Maintenance

    • Review set up requests for proper authorization and approval.

    • Set up vendors following standard operating procedures.

  • Accounts Payable Research

    • Respond to vendor inquiries on invoice status.

    • Monitor and respond to Job Queues in eclipse

    • Respond to OPCO requests for clearing AP issues.

    • Research and work vendor statements

  • Other Responsibilities

    • Assist in internal audit preparation.


****This position will support our west coast business.  Work hours during training will be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but will change to 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.****


All offers are contingent upon a satisfactory credit review, background check and drug test.


What We Need

  • 2 - 4 years related experience in Accounts Payable (PREFERRED)

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, regulations, and procedures as they relate to Accounts Payable.

  • Knowledge of application of data processing techniques relating to accounting systems.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • High School diploma 

  • Work confidentially with discretion.

  • Work independently with little direction.

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Preferred Skills

  • Experience Processing in a high volume multi branch/ company environment

  • Experience with the procurement process

  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

  • Ability to Communicate with Peers and Supervisor/Management



A Challenging Opportunity with a Company that Cares About Its Most Valuable Asset: YOU!

  • To work with an industry leader

  • To use your skills and experience to grow your career; go anywhere you want nationwide, cross train into your dream job within a work culture that promotes and encourages associates to learn new roles and be recognized and rewarded for strong performance.

  • To have your true entrepreneur mindset rewarded with income and career growth opportunities.



401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health, Transit, and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts and more.


Sonepar is an M/F/Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer

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