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MSC Industrial Supply Co. Accounts Payable Reporting Specialist in Melville, New York

Build a better career with MSC.

Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Requisition ID : 2664

Employment Type : Full Time

Job Category : Accounting/Audit/Finance

Work Location : Melville, NY (CSC)

State or Province : New York (US-NY)

Potential Work Location : United States : New York : Melville


This position will have responsibility for the execution, effectiveness, and analytics of AP processes and systems. As upgrades and enhancements are implemented and processes change, the specialist will be responsible for testing, developing standard operating procedures, creating and/or updating the process instructions and training materials accordingly. As the point of contact for system related issues, this person will work closely with the management team. This person will be responsible for standard AP reporting from SAP and adhoc requests as needed.


  • Develop expertise of all AP related systems and be the point of contact for system related inquiries and issue

  • Identify and communicate system needs as they apply to all AP systems including but not limited to AS400, SAP, Recall and Concur

  • Update, create and maintain associates, job codes and approval thresholds in Concur, ensuring all data is accurate

  • Support and maintain the Vendor Invoice Management function in SAP

  • Assist with associate inquiries related to Concur and expense reimbursement

  • Develop process mapping for the Accounts Payable team

  • Support continuous improvement initiatives within the department

  • Develop and document AP reporting from all related systems

  • Prepare, audit and validate all 1099 data

  • Test and validate all system upgrades and enhancements

  • Focus on Quality and Excellence in Customer Service

  • Support the efforts of other functional groups within the department as required

  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.

  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience required.

  • Minimum 5 years related business experience is required.


  • Working knowledge of accounts payable and related accounting process is required.

  • Working knowledge of SAP or similar package required.

  • Ability to create and run reports within the accounts payable systems. Must have proficiency with some of the systems immediately; will train for near term proficiency on the remaining systems.

  • Strong PC/computer skills including EXCEL and WORD is required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Attention to detail and follow up skills critical.

  • Process focused; looks for continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Demonstrates learning agility and organizational skills.

  • Able to be flexible and manage change.


A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 5% of the time may be required.


People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.