Accounts Payable Specialist I - PA
West Chester, PA US
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Accounts Payable Specialist I - PA (FIN000144)

Wesco Aircraft is a dynamic, global company looking for enthusiastic team members to support our vision: To generate value in everything we do every day as a highly engaged team delivering the best customer experience. We invest in our employees, providing outstanding opportunities for career progression and personal development. We invite you to explore a career with our Wesco Aircraft Finance team in West Chester, PA.


As an Accounts Payable Specialist I you will be accountable for the verification, accuracy and processing of vendor invoices or credits, as assigned, by matching open purchase orders and return authorizations to invoices, or processing internal check requests approved by management, then processing payments accurately and in a timely manner. Additionally, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining professional relationships with Purchasing, Quality Control, Warehouse, branch office personnel, and vendor account representatives to resolve account discrepancies or issues efficiently; and for maintaining Accounts Payable records, including purchase orders, credit memos, invoices, check requests and/or payment copies for performing account research, reconciliations and audit assistance, as necessary.


  • Receive incoming vendor invoices, credit memos or internal check requests for processing

  • Set up new vendor accounts as approved by Accounts Payable Manager

  • Match vendor invoices to open purchase orders for verification of authenticity

  • Ensure vendor credits are applied correctly to corresponding open invoices by month-end close

  • Enter the verified invoices and credit memos for payment, per vendor terms

  • Match monthly vendor statements to account balances and perform account reconciliation, as necessary

  • Respond to vendor account inquires in a timely manner

  • Establish and maintain vendor files and storage, as necessary

  • Attend A/P status meetings, as required



  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Minimum of one year of high-volume Accounts Payable and account reconciliation experience with a computerized system, preferably with integrated accounting software.

  • Accurate data entry proficiency, with attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational skills are required.

  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Strong administrative skills are required (i.e., filing, copying, faxing, scanning, mailing).

  • Competency in the Microsoft Suite applications, specifically Word and Excel.

This position requires use of information which is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Wesco Aircraft is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Wesco is proud to offer a broad range of benefits options. You can choose from a number of plans including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance and voluntary supplemental programs. All full-time employees are eligible for benefits coverage.

Wesco Aircraft is one of the world's leading distributors and providers of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, based on annual sales. Our services range from traditional distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality assurance, kitting, just-in-time delivery, chemical management services, third-party logistics or fourth-party logistics and point-of-use inventory management. We offer one of the world's broadest portfolios of aerospace products, including C-class hardware, chemical and electrical and comprised of more than 563,000 active stock-keeping units. Wesco Aircraft has more than 2,900 employees across 50 locations globally with net sales of $1.6 billion in 2018. Apply online at:


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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