Accounts Payable Specialist in Warrenville, IL at ITG

Date Posted: 5/29/2022

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Job Description

Industrial Technology Group (ITG) is an operating platform of The Heico Companies, LLC, overseeing 11 independent manufacturing companies which produce a wide array of equipment and products serving multiple industries and end users. ITG’s independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels.

ITG harbors a philosophy of developing close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service to meet our customer's changing needs, allowing us to be leaders within our respective industries. Equipment and products are marketed domestically through a direct sales force, manufacturer's representatives and an established network of independent dealers. Internationally, ITG sells in more than 60 countries through an independent distributor network, company sales representatives, licensees and agents. Our portfolio of companies is diverse and has a solid management base, product/market niches and efficient manufacturing capabilities.

Position Summary

The ITG Accounts Payable Specialist is a key member of the Finance team responsible for shared services accounts payable processing across all businesses under the platform. 

  • Responsible for reviewing and vouchering vendor invoices for multiple companies
  • Manage exceptions within AP automation software for multiple companies
  • Ensure the timely payments of vendor invoices while maintaining accurate records and control reports
  • Perform and manage regular check runs
  • Investigate and resolve invoice discrepancies and related issues
  • Communicate with vendors and internal departments via phone, email and in-person
  • Initiate improved plant communication and drive process improvements in the full purchasing cycle
  • Create and maintain training documentation for new AP automation software
  • Develop innovative initiatives and lead follow through on projects

Job Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
  • Requires strong clerical skills in a professional environment
  • Desire at least 5 years prior experience in an Accounts Payable processing or related function
  • Must be detail oriented, accurate, thorough and timely in completion of tasks.
  • Must be able to handle high volume transaction workload
  • Must have professional and effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office and other accounting related software
  • Ability to analyze information and processes
  • Experience with Microsoft D365 Finance and Operations a plus.
  • Experience with accounts payable automation a plus. 
  • Maintains a positive attitude and contributes to a strong team atmosphere

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds without assistance.


Key Leadership Competencies

  • Unquestionable Integrity - Demonstrates the highest degree of integrity when engaging with associates, and stakeholders. Leads ethically by example and fosters a culture firmly grounded in the values of the organization.
  • Strategic and Agile Thinking - Strong strategic capabilities and overall business acumen. Financially savvy and understands the economic levers behind improving EBITDA and other key metrics. Fact-based, data-driven and analytical. Creative mindset with the ability to identify and mobilize around new opportunities very quickly.
  • Collaborative Style – Engages stakeholders in problem solving and decision making. Is adept at bringing people together to tackle issues rather than dictate solutions. Has a collegial, inclusive working style and is professional and courteous. Builds strong relationships both internally and externally. Is both confident and humble.
  • Communication Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively deliver and reinforce consistent messages at all levels. Excellent listening skills.
  • Leadership Capability - Has the leadership acumen and credibility to work across the entire organization and develop talent. Should be hands-on, but able to delegate appropriately with the ability to motivate, inspire and commit an organization to a course of action and achieve results.