Element Materials Technology

Accounts Payable Representative

Job Locations US-OH-Fairfield


Element has an opportunity for an Accounts Payable (AP) Representative. In this role you will be responsible for accounts payable duties, supporting multiple labs and / or locations. 


This position plays a crucial role in the daily upkeep of accounts payable, fielding phone calls from vendors and Element laboratories, ensuring invoices are entered into accounting system, payments made within acceptable timeframe, and other duties as assigned. This position partners with AP lead and team of AP representatives.



  • Build friendly relationship with vendors
  • Analyze accounts, obtain missing invoices, and address discrepancies
  • Build rapport with assigned Element Lab(s)
  • Maintain spreadsheet with invoices and their status, review with lab each week
  • Invoice Entry, Coding, keying, date stamping and filing of invoices
  • Check Runs which includes pulling invoices for payment, delivering checks as necessary (postage machine, overnight)
  • Overall knowledge/partner of Element lab assigned and their vendors for AP related topics
  • Other tasks as needed or requested by Lead or Manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in multi-site / location accounts payable support (or 1 year experience and college degree, preferably with accounting or accounting related major)
  • Ability to read and interpret accounting related documents
  • Ability to effectively communicate inside organization (manager, peers, members of Element team) as well as externally (vendors)
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as invoice amounts, payment terms and cash balances and to apply concepts of basic math
  • Excellent analytical skills and knowledge of accounting and financial principles
  • Demonstrated problem resolution skills
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Proficiency with accounting software systems
  • Ability to remain calm when faced with deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to function as part of a team


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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