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Accounts Payable Specialist

Date: Oct 1, 2022

Location: Sacramento, CA, US, 95828

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

We Make Doors – Where they lead is up to you…



American Building Supply (ABS), a subsidiary of Jeld Wen, and one of the Nation’s largest wholesale suppliers of Doors, Door Hardware, Windows, and Millwork, currently has a position available for an Accounts Payable Specialist to assist our Manufacturing and Distribution Divisions in providing value-added goods and services to our customers.


  • Responsible for certain accounts payable functions 
  • Invoice receipt: Sorts and distributes incoming vendor invoices and other miscellaneous communication from vendors. Invoices will be received either via email or direct mail. 
  • Invoice entry: Enters invoices into system within specified time frame, matches invoices to system purchases orders and receiving documents using a three way match process, obtains additional approval if necessary, validates receipt of goods, checks calculations, validates account numbers and submits to the payment department for processing. 
  • Verifies and monitors all discount opportunities; verifies vendor federal ID numbers; resolves purchase order, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insures credit is received for outstanding credit memos; issues stop-payments or requests purchase order amendments. 
  • Works with the vendors directly to resolve any payment or invoicing discrepancies. Calculates sales tax on purchases that are reportable based on State or Federal tax reporting guidelines. 
  • Vendor maintenance: Updates and maintains vendor data in systems in order to correctly pay vendors and accurately report to taxing authorities. 
  • Payment processing: Processes and balances all daily payment transactions, including wire transfers, ACH transactions, credit card payments and traditional paper checks. 
  • Ensures that all payments are paid within the terms established by the Corporate Treasury department. Audits and resolves payment discrepancies. 
  • Verifies system vendor payable balances by reconciling the aged payables reports on a standard basis. 
  • Employee expense report processing: Processes expense reports through our automated Travel & Entertainment software. Ensures purchases are coded to appropriate general ledger accounts and that the Corporate T&E policy is adhered to regarding receipt requirements and allowable reimbursements. 
  • Document retention: Maintains historical records by indexing and scanning all financial documentation which could include AP invoices; check images and monthly financial support, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices. 


Minimum Education and Experience


  • Minimum High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year related office experience and/or training; or Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Experience with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, via e-mail and phone. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Effective time management and organization skills. 
  • Works well in a team environment. 
  • General Math Skills including understanding of applying percentages, computing discounts, multiplication, division, adding, subtracting, etc. 
  • Data Entry accuracy.


What we offer


  • As well as a safe, challenging & fast paced working environment
  • Competitive Benefits, including Paid Time Off, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, 401k and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to cross-train, enhance your skillset and advance your career


At JELD-WEN, we value the health & safety of our employees above all else. We have continued to take COVID-19 very seriously and have protocol in place at all of our locations to keep you safe.


Some of the things we have in place for the safety of you and those around you are:

  • Daily health self-assessments & temperature screening of all people entering our building
  • Social distancing measures
  • Frequent cleaning of high-touch surfaces and common areas


JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento