Accounts Payable Specialist

Mecum Auctions Inc.Walworth, WI

9 months ago


Job Title

Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Location

Walworth, WI

Job Overview

Mecum Auction, Inc. is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our five-person accounting team. As the Accounts Payable Specialist, you will be responsible for reviewing and processing vendor invoices, managing auction payouts, developing vendor relationships, and ensuring timely communication of outstanding A/P items. This role requires attention to detail, the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment, and excellent communication skills.


  • Pay: From $19.00 per hour
  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship
  • Benefits:
    • 401(k) with matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time-off
    • Vision insurance
  • Physical setting: Office
  • Schedule: 8-hour shift, Monday to Friday
  • Work Location: Walworth, WI


  • Review and process vendor invoices, assigning appropriate general ledger codes, and setting up payments either by check or electronically.
  • Organize and distribute seller checks for auction payouts, address inquiries, and research discrepancies.
  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships, monitor vendor statements, and provide necessary responses.
  • Ensure effective communication of outstanding A/P items and escalate as needed.
  • Manage corporate credit card transactions, including data entry, analysis of irregularities, and receipt management.


  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently or with a team
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy
  • Strong ability to multitask
  • Excellent follow-up skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel and Google Sheets
  • Background in Netsuite preferred but not required
  • 2 years of Accounts Payable or general Accounting experience required
  • Associates course taken in Accounting preferred

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