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Accounts Payable Specialist

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking to hire an Accounts Payable Specialist for our Carthage, MO logistics location.  In this hourly position, you will be part of a strong Accounting team responsible for working with multiple areas of the Logistics group to audit rates against Standard Operating Pricing that in turn, has a direct financial impact to the bottom line of the company.  You should be detail oriented, possess excellent analytical skills and be able to multi-task and navigate in multiple operating systems.


What’s in it for you? 

Leggett & Platt offers an outstanding company culture that values integrity, promotes ownership and accountability, excellent vacation and paid-personal time, a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, employee discounts, and more. 



What you will be doing:

  • Audit and approve vendor invoices against agreed upon rates
  • Handle rate disputes in a timely manner
  • Analyze vendor aging for freight carriers, research missing invoices, invoicing errors, disputed charges and communicate findings to vendor staff
  • Foster and maintain relationships with vendor staff
  • Assist the Customers, branches and operation teams, LPSA members, and vendors
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Accounting


What we are looking for:

  • Proficiency in MS Office, with an emphasis on Excel
  • Effective verbal, listening, and written communication skills
  • Ability to provide superior customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience working with Standard Operating Pricing
  • High school diploma or equivalent


We understand competencies show up in many ways based on life experiences.  If you don’t meet all the requirements, we still encourage you to apply.

To be our next Accounts Payable Specialist, apply at:


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Our 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring; we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


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