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Senior Accounts Payable Associate

Date: Sep 1, 2017

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

PURPOSE: Performs General Accounts Payable duties including auditing of Expense and Pcard reports.  Ensure accuracy of data and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  Interact inter-departmentally and with internal and external customers on a routine basis.



  • Accurately enter signature approved and PO-related invoices into the Account Payable System.
  • Obtain and verify approvals according to policy and ensure appropriate support documentation is provided.
  • Reconcile vendor statements to Accounts Payable and resolve differences.
  • Work with buyers, various site and department personnel as well as suppliers in order to review, correct and clear invoice discrepancies timely.
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries, both internal and external, regarding invoices and payments.
  • Assist with review and audit of Travel and Expense Reports
  • Assist with review and audit of Pcard reports
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Ensure we are in compliance with corporate policies, SOX, and FCPA.
  • Assist in month end closing



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in Accounts Payable
  • Some College or working toward a college degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Proficient in MS Office including: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Accounting ERP systems.  SAP and Concur knowledge a plus.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Must possess excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Understanding of Transactional Lean concepts

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Finance 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, ERP, SAP, Data Entry, Manufacturing, Technology, Administrative

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