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Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

Join our team and help to shape our future with lasting effect.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Job ID:  877

Rochester Hills, MI, US

Date:  Jun 8, 2022



Completes Vendor Payments by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances; analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries; monitoring discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies; ensuring credit receipt.





  • Pays invoices by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal ID numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; ensuring credit is received for outstanding memos; and working with purchasing to process necessary purchase order amendments
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Reconciles accounts payable processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
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  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements; assist with intercompany reconciliation.
  • Maintains accounting records in a paperless processing environment.
  • Prepare month end AP accrual.
  • Monitor, review, and reports on goods received not invoice balances.
  • Prepare weekly EFT check runs and obtain necessary approvals.
  • Manage annual 1099 reporting and make all necessary filings.
  • Act as a backup for employee expense reimbursement processing/Concur.
  • Protects organization value by keeping information confidential; cautioning others about potential breaches.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Intermediate-Advanced Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF,IF), Word, Teams, Outlook and ERP Systems
  • Ability to work quickly with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and aptitude to minimize reliance on error-prone manual processes
  • Professional judgement to assess and recommend solutions to issues
  • Discretion and integrity in business dealings
  • Time management and commitment to meet financial reporting and forecasting deadlines
  • Thrive on learning and suggesting new processes, systems, concepts, ideas, topics, etc.; and 
  • Flexibility to be available outside of normal work hours to provide support on urgent matters
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, experience in a project based environment is a plus.
  • US Citizenship or Qualified U.S. Worker


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

About Jenoptik

At Jenoptik, people with the specific JENIUS character are changing the world with the power of light. That demands a spirit of exploration and dedication. If you’re one of us, come meet the challenges facing the world. At Jenoptik, we’re creating a better future for all of us.

We, the Light & Production team, helps industrial customers to make their production processes more effective and more efficient by using optical and photonic technologies. In this regard, Jenoptik is one of the leading manufacturers of metrology and laser machines for manufacturing processes in the automotive industry.

Join us and work with us to ensure that our components and system solutions continue to boost the efficiency of production processes of industrial customers through the use of photonics.

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If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.