Entry- Level Accounts Payable Specialist

Entry- Level Accounts Payable Specialist


This position is located at our HQ in Itasca, IL.


KEYENCE is a global technology company adding value to customers in all aspects of manufacturing, research, and design.  Our strict promote from within policy puts pressure on our organization to continue developing new managers so we can expand our business and provide lucrative careers for our employees.  We hire talented individuals who push themselves and our organization to get to the next level.


Accounts payable specialists ensure employees are reimbursed for business expenses and vendors are paid for services and products rendered. The primary duties for this role include processing expense reports and invoices, responding to inquiries, maintaining Accounting department systems, and completing 1099 statements. This position will also require sales and use tax knowledge for sales tax exemption review of customer invoices.


Responsibilities includes but not limited to the following:

  • Invoice entry in SAP (Account code determination – AC, BA, CC)
  • Expense report processing
  • Check clearing process
  • Scanning, batching, and filing accounting documents
  • Payment processing such as check printing and ACH
  • Sales/Use Tax and Property Tax coding
  • General Ledger entry
  • Tax and compliance inquiries / research
  • Account Analysis (Sub ledgers)


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 0~3 Years’ experience in Accounts Payable
  • Some experience with accounting Software – SAP or similar
  • Use tax knowledge


Other Requirements:

  • Willing to learn and perform any department task including filing and scanning
  • Has good communication skill
  • Can organize tasks and routines efficiently
  • Mindful of deadlines and understand the utmost importance of meeting due dates
  • Always on the look for improvements and efficiencies 


 Why work for KEYENCE?

• Competitive compensation & benefits

• Recognized by Forbes World’s Top 100 as “Most Innovative” company 8 years in a row

• Promote from Within Culture


KEYENCE is an at-will, Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The Company does not sponsor applicants for work visa.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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