Accounts Payable Specialist Job

DATE: Mar 20, 2024

LOCATION: Carson, California, United States, 90248

Company: Armstrong World Industries

​Primary location: Carson, California 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: <10% 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is $66,560 to $77,000 per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors


​What does it mean to work at Arktura LLC, a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.  Arktura LLC is a widely published company headquartered in a fast-paced design office and manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, CA. We design, develop, and manufacture a variety of façade systems, interior wall and ceiling systems, custom art installations on a full range of state-of-the-art equipment, in our 100,000 sf facility.

 

Working at Arktura is the best! Benefits include 401k with employee match, robust health care options, paid time off and professional development. We have a casual dress code, free snacks, and quarterly events! As a company, we love to engage in community service activities with our local organizations. We provide access to 100’s of discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through LifeMart such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare We support Employee Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusion and provide perspective.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accounts Payable Specialist would effectively support the accounts payable function to ensure best in class performance for productivity, quality and customer satisfaction regarding vendor payments and other related support functions.

 

What's in it for you! 

 

  • Opportunity for growth
  • Training and development

 

What You’ll Do

 

  • Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.
  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal id numbers, scheduling and preparing checks, and resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation.
  • Ensures credit is received for outstanding memos.
  • Issues stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Maintains historical records by microfilming and filing documents.
  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry and verifying documentation.
  • Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

 

 

What will make you successful


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven ability to organize and present materials to various levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical ability and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Fluent in English.
  • High attention to detail, accuracy, and organization skills necessary.

 

 

Qualification 

 

  • High school diploma or GED with 2-3 years of accounts payable experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Associate’s (A.A.) degree in finance, business or related field preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge of accounting practices and office procedures required.

 

Why should you join Arktura LLC, a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries?

 

About Arktura LLC

At Arktura, we make design happen. Creativity, expert knowledge and cutting-edge technology shape everything we do whether it's exploring form and function in our standard architectural product, adapting our pre-configured architectural systems to meet project needs, or partnering with clients through our Solutions Studio. Our multidisciplinary team brings together architects, designers, programmers, engineers and artists with a deep understanding of the creative process. We use our collective ingenuity to bridge the gaps between design intent and manufacturing capabilities, creating proprietary software and machinery to meet evolving demands.

Please visit our website at www.arktura.com to learn more about us. 

 

About Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

 

For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

 

We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

 

Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow. We are committed to:

Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce; Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet; Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play; Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.

 

About the location (Carson, CA)

Carson is a city in the South Bay and the Harbor regions of Los Angeles County, California, located 13 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.  Carson is a thriving, diverse, destination city - a great place to live, work and play with an unlimited future.  While Carson is well known as an industrial center with unparalleled access to transportation and the Pacific Rim, it is also a culturally diverse community that is an attractive place to live and work. The city has more than 120 acres of park land divided into 12 parks, 2 mini-parks and sports/recreational facilities that include 3 swimming pools, a boxing center, a state-of-the art sports complex and the Carson Community Center. 

 

Arktura LLC is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce. As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at talentacquisition@armstrongceilings.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

 

Come and build your future with us and apply today!


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