Job Description

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for an Accounts Payable Specialist at our corporate office in Richmond, VA. This position is responsible for supporting all accounts payable functions.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in audits of scheduled check runs, review and process employee expenses and research and resolve vendor invoice inquiries.

Additional responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Specialist:

  • Participation in audit of scheduled check run cycles
  • Audits invoices entered into the SAP computer system by branches located throughout North America for accuracy
  • Blocks incorrectly processed invoices from paying
  • Mails checks or remittance advices
  • Files electronic documents via imaging system
  • Serves as a liaison between Corporate headquarters and assigned Branch locations
  • Communicates errors and corrections
  • Provides basic training support to off site accounts payable clerks for correcting invoices, and executing accounts payable reports
  • Assists in resolving vendor account descrepancies
  • Responds to internal and external vendor questions/calls, communicate payment status of invoices
  • Audits employee expense reimbursements. Processes expense reports for payment
  • Assists with the conversion of foreign currency expense reports
  • Assists in the training process of new Corporate AP Clerks
  • Organizes and files current as well as previous years expense reports
  • Special assignments as needed


Skills / Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2-3 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Familiarity with SAP preferred, but not required