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Accounts Payable Specialist

Requisition ID:  120101
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

The Accounts Payable Specialist will play a key role in the purchase-to-payment (P2P) process, receiving/entering invoices, reconciling vendor accounts and responding to inquiries. This role will assist with payroll processing and reporting. 

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Accurate invoice processing in order to ensure suppliers are pain in accordance with PO terms.
  • Assuring invoice compliance with tax/legal rules and accounting standards.
  • Reconciling supplier statements and accounts.
  • Monitoring process performance related KPI's and metrics to identify potential opportunities for improvement. 
  • Closing monthly accounting periods to ensure that all information is entered into the company's accounting ledger accurately and making corrections as needed.
  • Developing and maintaining good relationships with suppliers and intercompany business units.
  • Contacting internal partners from different countries to obtain required information/approvals.
  • Resolving discrepancies by cooperating with business partners and vendors.
  • Preparing various reports and AP account reconciliations. 
  • Ensuring timely and accurate payroll processing and reporting. 

Job Specifications


Post secondary degree in Finance or Accounting (2 or 4 year degree) preferred or equivalent experience.


Minimum three (3) years experience in a similar role, with basic understanding of accounting concepts, practices and procedures. 


  • Strong customer service mind-set and team player attitude.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and negotiating skills.   
  • Attention to details with good organizational skills.
  • Good knowledge of English.
  • Proactiveness and continuous focus on process automation and optimization projects. 

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or 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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 at or

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.


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