Accounts Payable Specialist

Mission Viejo, CA, US, 92691

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.


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What You’ll Do: 


As the Accounts Payable Specialist, you will be responsible for facilitating payments owed by the company to vendors or other individuals. This includes invoice review and validation and payment processing.


  • Receive, sort, and review invoices, verifying that they comply with organizational policies and are approved for payment
  • Verify invoice details in the Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) System
  • Reconcile amounts owed by comparing invoices to purchase orders (POs) or other records
  • Enter invoice amounts into the accounting system and process check runs, wire transfers, or other forms of payment
  • Respond to inquiries from vendors and research and resolve concerns or discrepancies
  • Maintain outstanding new vendor additions, modifications, and extensions 
  • Identify and address duplicate vendors/payments 
  • Review inactive vendors annually for deactivation 
  • Communicate and educate business owners regarding process deviations 
  • Analyze blocked vendors, including review of open PO’s and GR’s 
  • Identify areas of improvement for vendor automation and collaborate with OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Optimization team to improve invoice recognition as needed
  • Address internal stakeholder inquiries as assigned


The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.  Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


What You’ll Bring:


  • Associate’s degree (from an accredited institution) preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a full-cycle accounts payable role in a corporate environment
  • Kofax/Readsoft VIM application experience preferred
  • Experience with major ERP system preferred 
  • Vendor master experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Accounts Payable process
  • Knowledge of OCR (Optical Character Recognition) application
  • Detail oriented with solid organizational skills
  • Results orientated to ensure accurate delivery of duties in a timely manner
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to relate well and cooperate with all departments
  • Ability to see process improvement needs and share potential solutions
  • Skills with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel and heavy data entry skills helpful


What You’ll Receive:


  • At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 
  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 


Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!



The expected pay range for this position is between $26.00 and $27.00. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience, market conditions, and other job-related factors permitted by law. This position also qualifies for benefits.


*Not accepting 3rd party agency submissions



James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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