Accounts Payable Specialist
Plymouth, MI 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Working at Freudenberg: "We will wow your world!" This is our promise. As a global technology group, we not only make the world cleaner, healthier and more comfortable, but also offer our 51,000 employees a networked and diverse environment where everyone can thrive individually. Be surprised and experience your own wow moments.

We at Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies run the business operations of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST) in the Americas. Being part of the global Freudenberg Group, our company is a leading producer of advanced sealing technologies for automotive and general industries. Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies is a joint venture between Freudenberg and NOK Corp. in Japan, is headquartered in Plymouth, MI, operates more than 20 facilities and employs about 4,700 people across the Americas. You support our team as Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Process invoices accurately and efficiently, verifying coding, approvals, and compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to resolve any discrepancies or issues related to invoices and expenses, ensuring timely resolution.
  • Interact with vendors and suppliers professionally and effectively, addressing inquiries, resolving discrepancies, and building strong relationships.
  • Review and process employee expense reports, ensuring compliance with company travel and expense policies.
  • Handle bank payment transactions, including electronic transfers, ACH payments, and checks, while maintaining accuracy and security.
  • Utilize your expertise in SAP or a similar ERP system to input, track, and reconcile accounts payable transactions.
  • Assist in month-end and year-end close processes, providing necessary documentation and supporting information as required.
  • Prepare and maintain accounts payable reports, including aging reports, accruals, and reconciliations.
  • Associate or bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or related field is a plus. 3+ years of experience in accounts payable roles, preferably in a corporate environment.
  • Strong proficiency in using SAP or a similar ERP system is required. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel.
  • Familiarity with vendor management, invoice processing, expense reporting, and bank payment processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact professionally with vendors and internal stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a high level of accuracy in data entry and transaction processing.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to identify discrepancies, research issues, and propose solutions.
  • Communication & Collaboration: Communicates clearly and concisely, while engaging proactively with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
  • Value for Customers: Anticipates, understands and meets internal/external customers’ needs and expectations. Develops solutions based on a customer centric approach.
  • Innovation: Drives and supports innovative ideas, while taking informed risks to seek and develop new or improved solutions.
  • Drive & Execution: Proactively identifies what needs to be done and takes action. Explores new ways and pursues new opportunities.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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