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Accounts Payable Specialist (Highland Heights)

City:  Highland Heights
Country/Region:  US

About Prysmian Group


Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.


We are almost 29,000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us. Make Your Mark at Prysmian!


Team Overview and Responsibilities:


As the Accounts Payable (AP) Team Specialist you will be responsible for performing the day to day transactional activities of the AP Processing Department. In the AP Team Specialist role you will assist in delivering quality to your customers by continuously seeking out better ways of performing the processes within AP Processing.


  • Processing of third party vendor and intercompany invoices
  • Maintaining the vendor master maintenance workflow
  • Assisting in the month-end close process
  • Promote strong collaborative relationships between the Payables Processing and all other teams
  • Monitor compliance with all procedures and safety requirements
  • Streamline and improve processes within the department
  • Support and build strong vendor relationships
  • Manage vendor inquires and oversee resolution
  • Perform queries, inquiries, and reporting functions for payables
  • Communicate possible issues/risks with team
  • Create a customer service mentality and an interest in accepting work outside the normal scope or responsibility across the team
  • Perform other duties as requested by the AP Manager


What are we looking for?


  • Experience in accounts payable position
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Able to be trusted with “confidential” information
  • Strength in coaching others on accounts payable processes and performance expectations
  • Assess a problem and resolve or escalate it to the AP Manager
  • Analyze customer needs through soliciting, evaluating and acting upon customer feedback
  • Great at building productive working relationships with internal and external customers and vendors
  • Proven flexibility with position duties and scope of work



Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.


Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.


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