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Accounts Payable Specialist

General Fasteners Company
Livonia, MI
  • Expired: December 01, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Reports To: Controller

Department: Accounting

Position: Full-Time

With over 100,000 SKUs, General Fasteners Company (GFC) is a full-service distributor for a wide range of Fastener and Assembly Components in over 40 product categories. We excel at providing great products, superior customer service, customized Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) programs, product testing, and engineering solutions for our valued customers. More than half of the items we supply are specifically engineered for our customer's unique applications, and many are non-fastener items such as stampings, molded plastics and composites, mechanical assemblies, kits of various configurations, fittings, private labeled products, and many more. We work with over 800 suppliers from around the globe to offer customers a one-stop shop for all of their Assembly component needs.

At GFC, we are seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to perform a variety AP duties, such as processing incoming invoices for material as well as non -material items, rents, corporate expense management, according to our established policies and procedures. The Accounts Payable Specialist provides financial, clerical, and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate posting of invoices on vendor accounts under their control.

This role provides employees with an opportunity to further develop their skills in an industry & company with unique characteristics (e.g. vendor managed inventory). Employees in this role will interact with multiple areas and levels of the business in varying capacities, such as providing assistance with pulling documents for annual audits, interacting with Operations on warehousing issues, etc. Top performers in this position may be eligible for growth opportunities within the Accounting team and beyond.

If your experience aligns with the description below and you're eager to make an impact right away, then click Apply now! Placement will occur ASAP.


  • Daily processing of AP vouchers in document imaging system and ERP for 3 way match.
  • Coding and posting of Non Material MRO invoices.
  • Reconcile supplier accounts and statements
  • Interact with suppliers on payment questions
  • Interact with supply chain group for pricing and problem invoice resolution
  • Interact with warehouse personnel on receiving issues.
  • Posting of cash in advance invoices
  • Manage corporate credit cards & employee expenses
  • Assist in preparation of payment runs.
  • Final processing of outbound payments.
  • Process vendor return debits
  • Open and Scan mail
  • Scan and deposit customer checks
  • Assist with special projects


  • High-volume invoicing that contains dozens/hundreds of line items
  • Epicor software
  • Mid-large scale ERP software


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Intermediate Excel skills required (e.g. VLOOKUP, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy while meeting deadlines is REQUIRED
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Demonstrated ability to calculate, post, and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • Strong level of problem-solving skills
  • Proactively handle multiple detailed tasks with frequent interruptions
  • Must be self-directed and possess a high level of personal organization and drive
  • Possess excellent communication skills including verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Interact well with employees at all levels within the organization and be able to build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Willingness and ability to be flexible and adapt to changing job requirements


  • 2+ years of previous AP experience


  • Bachelor's degree (or pursuit of) in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration


The physical demands and work environment described herein 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.

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to type, file and/or lift up to 20 lbs. The employee is frequently required to hear and speak. The employee is required to sit, stand, move about, and use hands and arms to reach, handle or feel. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


  • Stable, privately owned company with more than 65 years as a full-service distributor of Fasteners and Assembly Components
  • Opportunity for professional growth within the company
  • Competitive compensation, paid weekly
  • Work from home flexibility!
  • Generous benefit package: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with Company match, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Employee Discount, Tuition Reimbursement, Referral Program, and more!
  • Visit our website to learn more about GFC!

This position is based in our Livonia, MI office. Only candidates who reside in the Metro Detroit area will be considered.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the Company.

General Fasteners Company is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

General Fasteners Company


Livonia, MI
48152 USA


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