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Accounts Payable Assistant

Date: Jun 28, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for an Accounts Payable Assistant within our Chicago, Illinois International Supply Chain Compliance (ISCC) team to help support our business.


As a global-diversified manufacturing company, it’s sometimes hard to explain all the different things we do. We like to say, “we’re the biggest company no one has ever heard of.” We are confident you interact with one of our products in your daily life without knowing it. Whether it’s the mattress you sleep on, the car you drive, the plane you fly on, or the furniture you sit on, our high-quality components are there supporting you. If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


As an Accounts Payable Assistant, you will have the opportunity to be part of a strong operations team responsible for providing global accounts payable support to L&P partners by working collaboratively with our ISCC staff along with our suppliers and service providers.  The team you will be working with is reliable, team oriented, and values the challenging work in their day-to-day activities.


What You’ll Be Doing

  • Gather documentation, audit, and process supplier invoices related to international transactions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve documentation discrepancies with internal and external partners
  • Ensure international transactions have appropriate supporting documentation
  • Reconcile supplier/service provider statements and provide related remittance
  • Research/request credits on accounts as needed
  • Work with internal partners to resolve coding errors
  • Proactively contribute possible changes and optimizations in areas of focus
  • Contribute to and support other ISCC and Corporate initiatives as needed


The Successful Candidate

  • Manages multiple demands while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Has a customer service mindset who is detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Is effective in developing and maintaining collaborative business relationships
  • Is a resourceful problem-solver with Excel skills
  • Demonstrates interest in learning about international trade from a payables perspective
  • Maintains a continuous Improvement mindset and ability to adapt to changing demands
  • Has a high level of comfort learning new systems


Reasons You’ll Love It Here

Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community. One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather! We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development. 


What To Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization. Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


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