First Supply

  • Accounts Payable Clerk

    Location US-WI-Madison
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/5/2018 2:52 PM)
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    # Positions
  • Overview

    First Supply® is a leading main channel wholesale distributor providing industrial customers and building contractors with an extensive line of products and services. First Supply features manufacturer product lines in the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, builder, waterworks, pump/well & septic, industrial and municipal markets. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, First Supply has more than 700 employees in 28 operating facilities serving Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan UP. The company has over $60 million in inventory and over $275 million in annual sales. 


    First Supply also owns and operates 18 Kitchen & Bath Stores in 5 midwestern states under the Gerhard's Kitchen & Bath and Kohler Signature Store brands. Gerhard's is the largest, most versatile kitchen & bath store in the upper Midwest. We offer a huge variety of kitchen and bath choices from contemporary to traditional styles, along with service you won't find anywhere else. The Kohler Signature Stores are a kitchen and bath showroom that provides a distinguished Kohler experience where designers and homeowners can get hands on with hundreds of products, exclusively from the Kohler brands!


    The Accounts Payable Clerk will be based in Madison, WI and report to the Accounts Payable Supervisor.


    • Accurately and timely processing and payment of vendor invoices
    • Maximize vendor cash discounts consistent with Company policy
    • Match invoices with purchase order and receiving, checking vendor information, quantities, payment terms and costs.  Enter in accounts payable system. Ability to process high volume entries.
    • Maintain accurate vendor accounts
    • Check accounts payable edits after entry for errors; make any appropriate corrections if needed
    • Resolve invoice discrepancies in a timely manner
    • Balance vendor statements to accounts payable and rectify all discrepancies
    • Review all vendor account credit balances for return to company
    • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the A/P Supervisor and/or Director of Finance


    • One year of accounts payable experience (preferred)
    • Computer knowledge and skills with the ability to learn First Supply LLC’s business system
    • Proficiency in ten key data entry
    • Effective social and negotiation skills
    • Satisfactory score on the Wonderlic Personnel Test and/or Caliper Assessment
    • Ability to read, speak, understand and write English
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure
    • Attendance on a regular and consistent basis


    First Supply LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  In order to be selected for the position, candidates must submit to a drug test with negative results on employment offer, the ability to be bonded as defined by First Supply LLC's fidelity bond insurance carrier, and have a valid driver’s license and a driving record which meets underwriting standards.



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