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Accounts Payable Clerk

Requisition ID:  55755
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)

Akron, OH, United States, 44266


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The Accounts Payable Clerk performs routine tasks in support of the accounts payable process within the US Financial Shared Service Center. The primary responsibility is the accurate and timely payment of vendor invoices and reconciling payable ledger accounts.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Process a high volume of purchase invoices (including credit notes) according to defined policies and procedures
  • Understand the 3-way matching concept of the purchase order to payment
  • Review accounting documents to identify unusual or overdue items and escalate to the appropriate Accounts Payable team member accordingly
  • Open departmental mail and prepare for scanning into SAP.
  • Maintains appropriate filing systems for financial documentation
  • Produce routine reports, schedules, and summaries for FSSC management
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies by utilizing workflow technology and liaise with appropriate business units to determine cause and solution
  • Work to adhere to service level agreements (SLA's) and performance targets related to accounts payable activities.
  • The support period ends with financial closing activities for Accounts Payable and other departments.
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance is required. Occasionally additional hours are required as necessary.
  • Communicate effectively with both internal and external audience
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and remain focused on the objective
  • Strong knowledge of analytical tools, spreadsheets, and databases in the current company operating system environment (MS Office) and IT
  • Solid data entry skills and working knowledge in MS applications; Excel and Word SAP accounting systems experience desirable.

Job Specifications

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Certifications :
Years Experience:
1-2 years of relevant experience
Skills :

  • Basic understanding of standard accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks in changing situations
  • Ability to recognize and solve typical problems and select solutions from established options    
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and accurate data entry skills
  • Must be able to lift 20-25lb objects.
  • Must be able to drive the company car to the post office to retrieve mail/package and bring it back to the office. This may require carrying the mail/package from the parking lot to the office.



This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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