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Accounts Payable Specialist 

About the Organization Alter Trading Corporation, a 120+ year old company, with 70+ scrap metal processing facilities throughout the Midwest and Southern region. Alter is committed to our customers by being the best source of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal and by giving great customer service. Our corporate support center and marketing is located in St. Louis, MO, with Trading Offices located in St. Louis and in Hong Kong. Our website is  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Location St. Louis  
Position Accounts Payable Specialist  

Job Description/Responsibilities

Reporting to the Account Payable Supervisor, the Accounts Payable Specialist is to process and ensure all non-trade invoices from the facilities are completed according to company policy and procedure.  The position will work directly with the facilities completing the entire payable cycle.  Provide support and direction for your assigned facilities. 

  • Process and route non-trade invoices through invoice management system and ensure invoices have appropriate documentation and approval per company guidelines
  • Process check requests
  • Match checks to invoices to ensure payments are properly reconciled and necessary signatures have been obtained
  • Ensure sales and use tax is accurate for invoices  
  • Correspond with vendor inquires
  • Ensure vendors meet all necessary reporting requirements and provide completed W-9s
  • Resolve vendor discrepancies
  • Research A/P aging; with facilities to resolve aging issues
  • Process trade invoices
  • Complete special projects as needed
  • Provide support/backup to the A/P Supervisor
  • Performs all other task and/or responsibilities as assigned or requested.



Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements


  • Relevant experience in accounts payable preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Associates Degree in business, accounting, or related field
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication style
  • Knowledge is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percentages, and/or ratios
  • Ability to carry out ongoing dialogues in a way that creates trust and confidence within all levels of the company
  • Ability to work under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods with frequent interruptions and adaptable to change in priorities
Shift Days  
Category Accounting/Finance  

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