Accounts Payable Coordinator

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.


Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Location: El Paso, TX, USA  



What we are looking for:


Yazaki is looking for an Accounts Payable Coordinator to join our Finance team in El Paso, TX.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative and action-driven environment making lasting impacts on the organization.  This position is hybrid.


What you will be doing:


  • Process properly approved vendor invoices, affiliate invoices, and employee reimbursements in accordance with established policies and procedures and manage accounts through either aging or inter-company reconciliation processes.
  • Assist vendors, affiliates, associates, and other departments with the resolution of outstanding A/P issues.
  • Assist departments with the preparation of vendor invoices for entry into the automated A/P system.
  • Investigate and resolve stale-dated checks, pending stock receipts, exception items, price, and quantity discrepancies.
  • Review invoices for accuracy. Coordinate invoice authorization with department that initiated purchase. Match invoices with packing slips and purchase orders. Enter codes for accounting system and create A/P vouchers in the system.
  • Field vendor calls and follow up to resolve outstanding A/P issues. Work with other Yazaki North American departments to resolve outstanding A/P.
  • Prepare and issue checks and wire payments in the accounting system. Print and match payment details with documentation, and issue stop payments on missing checks.
  • Review and approve check/electronic payment authorization documentation prior to payment. Analyze supporting justification and make recommendations for approval/denial.
  • Maintain vendor database and master records, including contacts, addresses, tax information, payments terms, etc.
  • Participate in month/quarter/year end close.


What you will bring to the table:


  • Associate degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year to 3 years related experience.
  • Ability to resolve issues by applying creative thinking
  • Ability to think and act logically under pressure
  • Ability to resolve issues or propose resolutions to responsible parties
  • Must work independently and collaboratively
  • Key Competencies: active learning, analytical thinking and problem solving, customer orientation, results orientation and execution, initiative and teamwork


What we can provide you:


  • A safe collaborative learning work environment that stimulates creativity and exploration
  • Diverse teams of experts
  • Resources from around the globe
  • Supportive leadership and team members to help you do your best work
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including incentive compensation, 401K match, tuition assistance and a generous holiday schedule
  • A hybrid work schedule



Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.