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MRO AP Accountant Job

Date: Jun 18, 2021

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Kenworth Division of PACCAR is looking for a detail-oriented MRO AP Accountant to join the Controlling organization in our Kirkland, Washington office.



Company Information


PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!



Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.



Position Summary


We are looking for a candidate with a solid base of accounting skills, including working with SAP general ledger and Concur expense report processing.

As a member of the General Accounting group, you will be part of the Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO) Accounts Payable team and will work directly with external suppliers, employees, and across departments and divisions to provide accounts payable and expense report accounting support.  You will be responsible for a variety of accounting services including processing transactions, entering invoices, reconciling statements, following up on aging, completing account reconciliations, and recording journal entries. This position will provide the ideal candidate the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with exposure to general ledger accounting and accounts payable processing. The right candidate will report to the MRO Accounts Payable Supervisor and assist in identifying and implementing process improvement. This position requires a team player with a high attention to detail  and excellent customer service skills, If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, this is a great opportunity to join our team.



Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Perform manual three-way matching to ensure invoices are matched with approved purchase orders and products/services received; process invoices to ensure they are paid in accordance with payment terms agreed with suppliers.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering team to review tooling invoices to ensure appropriate approvals are in place; process tooling invoices and ensure coding is correct based on allocation within Paccar divisions.
  • Review vendor statements regularly to ensure aged items are addressed timely.
  • Regular review and internal reporting on the status of aged MRO expenses. Drives follow up on aged items and resolutions.
  • Prepare month-end invoice accrual journal entry and vacation accrual journal entry in SAP. As well as month balancing of intercompany transactions.
  • Perform accounts reconciliation for MRO accounts payable clearing accounts and vacation accrual to ensure balances are correct and accurate at each reporting period.
  • Expense report processing.
  • Assist in external audits by providing schedules requested for MRO AP process.
  • Identify areas for process improvement.


Qualifications & Skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 1 -3 years of relevant experience in AP process.
  • Highly motivated, self-starting individual with a willingness to work in a dynamic environment with time constraints.
  • Detail-oriented and the ability to handle multiple tasks within deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must be experienced with Microsoft Office tools, specifically but not limited to Access, Excel, and Word.





Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?



  • Global Fortune 500 Company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.
  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.



Additional Job Board Information


PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

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