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Accounting Assistant - Accounts Payable
Parker-Hannifin, Corporation | Woburn, Massachusetts
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Job Description

Org Marketing Statement

With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Department Marketing Statement

PARKER CHOMERICS is a global supplier of EMI shielding, thermal interface materials, plastics and optical products. We offer a worldwide network of applications engineering support, manufacturing facilities, and sales offices. With stocking and fabrication on five continents, our products are available anytime, anywhere.

With Headquarters in Woburn, MA, Parker Chomerics is part of a global Fortune 500 company but has a small company feel. We thrive on high performance teams that are empowered to make decisions on both a big and small scale. We strive to make a positive impact on the lives of our employees by establishing an inclusive, caring and friendly work environment. We encourage the continued education and skill development of our teams and offer advancement opportunities at a global division. If you're looking for a fast paced, collaborative environment where you can be at the cutting edge of engineering solutions, look no further.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY: Perform accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.


Responsible for performing essential routine tasks involving the replenishing and

* Process payment of supplier invoices per supplier terms and Parker policies.
* Maintain supplier reconciliations, assist in resolution of supplier disputes, and maintain outstanding customer relations.
* Ensure internal documentation (PO, Invoice, Receiver) is maintained and accurate.
* Creation and scanning of daily payment batches (non-receipt and three-way match suppliers).
* Must work closely with Purchasing, Shipping & Receiving, and Supply Chain for accurate PO and Receiver documentation.
* Create and maintain the monthly expense accrual to support Month-End Close.
* Assist in the preparation of financial reports and operating statements.
* Investigate questionable data and take corrective action when necessary.
* Perform other related responsibilities.


* Minimum three years Accounting experience or demonstrated ability to perform described responsibilities.
* Two years college accounting or equivalent professional coursework preferred.
* Prior computer experience (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel) and data entry required.
* Prior experience with an AS 400 mainframe system and or IBM notes is a plus.
* Knowledge of basic accounting principles and tax laws where applicable.
* Ability to work with others and be a participative team player in a small departmental environment.
* Must be a US Citizen or have a US Permanent Resident Status.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions.

("Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor")

If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf



About Parker-Hannifin, Corporation

Parker-Hannifin Corporation (Parker) is a full-line diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, including fluid power systems, electromechanical controls and related components. In addition to motion and control products, the Company also is a producer of fluid purification, fluid and fuel control, process instrumentation, air conditioning, refrigeration, electromagnetic shielding and thermal management products and systems. The Company’s manufacturing, service, distribution and administrative facilities are located in 40 states and in 47 foreign countries. Its motion and control technologies and systems are used in the products of its three business segments: Industrial; Aerospace; and Climate & Industrial Controls. The products are sold as original and replacement equipment through product and distribution centers. Parker products are supplied to approximately 452,000 customers. (Source: 10-K)

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