Accounts Payable Specialist

PQ Corporation Malvern , PA 19355

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description:

PQ Corporation is a leading producer of silicate, zeolite, and other performance materials serving the detergent, pulp and paper, chemical, petroleum, catalyst, water treatment, construction, and beverage markets. It is a global enterprise, operating in 17 countries on five continents, and along with its chemical businesses, includes Potters Industries (a wholly-owned subsidiary, which is a leading producer of engineered glass materials serving the highway safety, polymer additive, metal finishing, and conductive particle markets) and Eco Services (a top provider of sulfuric acid serving the oil refiners, mining industry,

agriculture, water treatment and battery production).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Sort and distribute incoming mail

  • Handle all vendor correspondence via phone, email fax and mail

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and/or approvals prior to data entry

  • Process invoices for payment

  • Investigate and resolve issues associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders

  • Correspond with plant personnel

  • Audit and process expense reports through Concur as directed by Management

  • Prepare batch check runs, wire transfers, or ACH transactions

  • Process remittance information for electronic payments

  • Research and resolve discrepancies with payment issues

  • Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records

  • File, maintain, and/or scan AP documents and invoices

  • 1099 Quarterly review and maintenance of invoice postings

  • Create department manuals for SOX compliance and review yearly for accuracy

  • Assist with month end closing

  • Support audits

  • Perform other duties as required to support management and department

Key Competencies:

  • Organization and Prioritization

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Attention to detail; accuracy

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Computer Literacy

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with high volume of transactions

Job Requirements


  • 2-4 years accounts payable or general accounting experience

  • Proficiency in SAP

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Accounts Payable Specialist

PQ Corporation