Accounts Payable Specialist - Hector, MN

Hector, MN, US, 55342

Oldcastle Infrastructure




Job ID:  482772


Primex, a CRH company, creates solutions for service providers, installers and homebuilders to bring broadband connectivity to homes throughout North America. Our SOHO Pro™ media panels and connectivity products lay the foundation for the connected home. And our Wave™ Fiber ties in OSP service with flexible, reliable solutions.  


Job Summary


Do you love helping others solve problems?  Is your passion for providing exceptional customer service?  Do you have general accounting knowledge?  If you’ve answered yes to these questions, Oldcastle Infrastructure is looking for candidates like you for our Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist.


As an AP Specialist, you are responsible for partnering with our plants and Finance to ensure all payables within your vendor portfolio are paid timely.  Leveraging sound decision-making and SOX controls understanding, you help resolve 3-way or 2-Way matching discrepancies while enforcing accounting policy compliance.  Successful candidates are also experienced at building relationships with vendors and plants needed to influence and negotiate issue resolution.


Essential Duties


Portfolio Management


  • Process AP invoices and address bottlenecks and breakdowns, impeding timely invoice payments.

  • Review vendor’s statements and proactively expedite invoice processing and payment, as needed.

  • Understand vendor goods and services, business criticality, and payment terms to aid in prioritizing ad-hoc requests and issue resolution.


Issue Resolution


  • Error resolution, problem-solving, and reporting. This position will work with internal and external customers, including people at various levels across the company vendors; responsibilities also include assistance with Accounts Payable projects.

  • Monitor plant invoice matching discrepancies.

  • Validate invoice matching discrepancies are accurate and correct any invoice matching errors.

  • Facilitate weekly review calls with Buyers and applicable vendors to drive timely invoice matching discrepancy resolution.

  • Identifies and resolves complex Account Payables issues for internal and external customers. Prepares and provides analysis and support. Resolves and reports on vendor invoice/payment and purchase order-related problems. Assists with operational and technical support to 3rd party


Policy Compliance


  • Understand our No PO, No Pay policy, invoice matching requirements/controls, and purchase/receiving requirements.

  • Comply with all accounting policies when processing invoices, resolving invoice matching discrepancies and resolving vendor-related issues (i.e., poor invoice format, no PO or incorrect PO on the invoice, etc.)

  • Proactively train or provide training materials to field and vendor contacts to drive a shared understanding of policy and compliance.

  • Escalate non-compliance as needed.




  • ERP experience required (Coupa & SAP experience preferred)

  • Strong Excel skills required, strong attention to detail, well developed analytical and problem-solving skill

  • Ability to build relationships with customers and team members

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills



• We offer a very competitive group insurance plan, including dental and eye care.
• Very competitive salary
• Primex continuously strives to create a secure, respectful and inclusive work environment
• You will have the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment and to improve your skills

We offer a competitive salary and a full range of benefits, including a group pension plan.

Individual accommodation shall be provided for applicants with disabilities who meet required qualifications.

Date:  Sep 5, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Mankato

Job Segment: Technical Support, ERP, SAP, Technology