Accounts Payable Specialist

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


USA - Chalfont, PA
Last application date 2022-09-05 Location: USA - Chalfont, PA

Summary of the Role: 

The Accounts Payable Specialist reports to the Assistant Controller. Responsible for processing vouchers and payments through the JDE system. Review and approve employee expenses in Concur system to ensure compliance with travel policy. Perform intercompany functions within Trelleborg from vouchering to payment and reporting netting process in Coprocess. This position will participate in the financial closing by reconciling subledgers in Accounts Payable to General ledgers. Assist in auditing process in Accounts Payable with compliance to the current Trelleborg internal control and Delegation Authority policy. Support various projects as required.

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Resolve and validate discrepancies by contacting vendors or employees before performing the Accounts Payable functions
  • Perform vouchering and payments for Accounts Payable in JDE
  • Perform review and approval of Trelleborg employees’ expense reports in Concur that meet all Trelleborg Policy
  • Responsible for inter-company transactions including accounts payable vouchering, netting (payments) and balance intercompany balances reconciliation and provide the information to the controller for BPC reporting
  • Maintain Self Use Tax assessment for the site locations
  • Ensure all monthly JDE Accounts Payable batches are posted correctly
  • Ensure proper month end cut off processing, aging generation, and notify Assistant Controller of items requiring an accrual
  • Assist with month-end closing of Accounts Payables and reconciliation
  • Assist year end tax schedules on foreign intercompany related party transactions
  • Issue site PO for non stock purchases as required
  • Assist in quarterly and year end audit in Accounts Payable module that requires compliance in Internal Control and Delegation Authority of Trelleborg group
  • Support various projects as needed - per request from controller eg. Training newly acquired company in Accounts Payable functions with Trelleborg policy and requirements or any new schedules that Controller requests as required

Education and Experience: 

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of prior experience in an accounting function required
  • Understanding of basic accounting (ie. Debits/credits, GL accounts, proper period reporting, aging reports)
  • Experience in JD Edwards or other ERP system preferred
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel required (templates, vlookups, etc.)


  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively and independently perform within prescribed time constraints
  • Attention to detail and accuracy


  • Work locally with minimal travel as-needed basis (5% or less)


Last Application Date: 2022-09-04

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