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Accounts Payable Specialist - Lutz, FL

Lutz, FL, US, 33559

Preferred Materials Inc


Job ID:  270704


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of CRH South Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.

Summary & Job Scope:

This position is responsible for processing accounts payable documents in a timely manner, building strong, long-lasting relationships with vendors and colleagues, and providing a positive work experience for vendors and colleagues.


Essential Duties:

  • Verify approval on purchase orders and invoices
  • Match corresponding purchase orders to invoices
  • Process invoices and credits within vendor terms to ensure timely payment of invoices
  • Monitor vendor payment agreements to find discounts that can be used to reduce invoice amounts
  • Follow standard processes to eliminate possibility of duplicate payments and overpayment of invoices
  • Process vendor payments (checks and EFTs) within vendor terms to ensure timely payment
  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with returned payments – Checks and EFTs
  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with 1099 vendors
  • Process credit applications for vendors
  • Process annual 1099 vendor forms
  • Assist the Accounts Payable Manager with handling the monthly closing of accounts payable records
  • Maintain systems, procedures, and policies to ensure adherence to company guidelines
  • Work with team members and management to assist with finding process efficiencies
  • Assist with audit support as necessary
  • Perform other general accounting projects and tasks as assigned


Educational Requirements:

Associate’s Degree in Accounting or a High School Diploma (or GED) and 5+ years’ work experience


  • Three years’ work experience performing similar accounting/accounts payable duties
  • Open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Positive, upbeat, friendly attitude and mindset
  • Commitment to providing extraordinary customer service
  • Possess strong time management skills and exceptional problem solving skills
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, aptitude to focus on tasks until complete, and ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Capacity to follow up on pending issues
  • Dedication to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Possess better than average 10-Key by touch skills
  • Knowledge and ability to place a high emphasis on controls surrounding financial reporting as it pertains to GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley guidelines


What CRH Americas Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link



Date Posted:  Apr 8, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering