• Accounts Payable Clerk, Sr.

    Location US-CA-El Cajon
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/14/2018 7:58 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.


    Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


    Under general guidance of Controller and/or Accounting Manager, following are A/P Clerk, Sr. Specialist essential duties. Other duties may be assigned.


    Customer Invoicing and Accounts Receivable: TF-SD

    • Records and reports daily shipments timely and reflect accurately in the reporting.
    • Processes and mail invoices to customers timely.
    • Processes credit invoices as required for Returned Goods or issue credit memo as needed.
    • Creates and maintains AR Customer accounts.
    • Posts daily bank receipts and apply payment to AR Customer accounts accurately including month-end bank reconciliation with highest degree of accuracy. Any discrepancies must resolve immediately.
    • Conducts collection calls to customers with outstanding invoices beyond payment terms to ensure 99% of customers are within current or past due 1-30 days. Involve management and/or contract group as appropriate when issues arise from customer(s) in a factual manner.
    • Processes A/R and maintains weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports or as needed for the management.
    • Reconciles and prepares journal entries to ensure the General Ledger agrees with Subsidiary Accounts Receivable.


    Payroll: TF-SD

    • Balance/reconcile Labor working hours between ERP(WDS) and time clock (DCI). Any discrepancies must resolve immediately.


    Accounts Payable: TF-SD and TF-P

    • Responsible maintaining Vendor Master File system per approved vendor request form(s).
    • Perform Accounts Payable bank statement reconciliation on a monthly basis with highest degree of accuracy.
    • Maintains and track company credit cards holders; ex. AMEX credit card applications/cancellations and functions as M&T credit card administrator.
    • Prepares analysis of accounts and maintains vendor communication and inquiries as required.
    • Prepares month-end estimated AP listing and journal entry for same.
    • As needed, enters vendor invoices into WDS including processes credit invoices as required for returned goods including maintains sales tax requirements for all vendor invoices.
    • As needed prepares AP checks and reports and maintains all AP files and upload AP payment/check records to PNC (positive pay).
    • As needed records cleared PNC AP checks from the monthly bank statement in ERP (WDS).

    Other Specific Duties

    • Updates SOX and SOP (Accounting) procedures as required in the responsible function(s).
    • Meet month-end/quarter-end/year-end closing deadlines set by the Controller or Accounting Manager, as well as ensures conformance to organization goals and initiatives, ensuring timely completion.
    • Assisting annual budget (business plan) or monthly forecast as needed.
    • Monitor the weekly Close Work Order report and execute any required Accounting Close entries
    • Ad-Hoc project request from the management as needed.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. A/P Clerk, Sr. Specialist must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills including ability to work with all levels in the organization and customers. A team player and attention to detail. A/P Clerk, Sr. Specialist need to ensure proper safety procedure is followed within the team environment, assist in the maintenance of a business culture which supports the Company’s overall business objectives and goals, and maintain clean work environment in full compliance with company, customer and government regulations.

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    • 4 year degree in Accounting or Finance preferred or equivalent in experience.
    • 2 years general accounting experience with emphasis in Accounts Payable role.
    • Knowledge and experience in Accounts Receivables Processes.
    • Ability to follow and comprehend verbal and written instructions as well as present information in both verbal and written form.
    • Must be proficient in MS Office and Windows


    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



    None required.


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