Accounts Payable Lead


Shoreview, MN, US, 55126


Who Are We?
Do you want to help to make the world a better place? Join our team! At TSI our vision is to create a better world by helping to protect people, products and the environment. We are proud of the wide range of solutions we provide that solve our customer’s problems around the world. From helping to ensure worker safety and understanding air quality to supporting complex highly technical industries such as pharmaceuticals manufacturing, semiconductor, and research customers, TSI employees are part of something special with a purpose.


Accounts Payable Lead at TSI

This position will be responsible for understanding and documenting all Accounts Payable processes and procedures, understanding the connection of all Accounts Payable responsibilities to other functional group processing requirements, and perform various Accounts Payable (A/P) duties. Such duties include process, post, and digitally archive vendor invoices utilizing A/P Automation solution, pay vendors in accordance with Company policies, and self-assess use tax as necessary.


What Will You Do?

In order to grow and build a successful career with TSI, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain good vendor relations in all interactions.
  • Manage TSI A/P Automation solution to ensure:
    • vendor invoices are matched to receivers and purchase orders,
    • vendor invoice discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner,
    • proper expenditure authorizations and vendor audit controls are maintained,
    • recurring discrepancies are identified and vendors are contacted and encouraged to modify future invoices to avoid future processing discrepancies.
  • Prepare and enter check requests ensuring proper authorization and account coding.
  • Process credits against vendor invoices and self-assess use tax as appropriate.
  • Work with Purchasing department and others making requisitions to resolve discrepancies.
  • Prepare and process A/P check runs ensuring vendors and employees are paid in accordance with company payment term guidelines.
  • Prepare and process wire transfer / ACH payment requests to parent company on a weekly basis ensuring they meet company wire payment guidelines.
  • Ensure purchase discounts meeting company guidelines are processed timely and taken.
  • Ensure all rents, leases, taxes and other periodic payments are made on a timely basis.
  • Process and distribute the company’s 1099’s.
  • Process external auditor A/P process and transactional support questions and requests timely.
  • Work with company personnel to assure mutual understanding of account usages.
  • Prepare journal entries to record accounts payable activity, perform general ledger account reconciliations, and process credit card activity as assigned.
  • Complete other assignments and special projects as requested.


What Do You Need?


  • High School Diploma



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a position with tasks similar to those described above.



  • Knowledge of general accounting practices required
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP system (JD Edwards, Oracle etc.) desired
  • Computer and data entry, including 10-key proficiency
  • Detail oriented - above average analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working with numbers and good math skills
  • Must maintain high degree of confidentiality
  • Must be able to work under time constraints and deadlines


What Can We Give You?
At TSI, our employees are our most valuable assets, and we care about their health and happiness. We offer a competitive benefits program to keep our employees and their family members protected and foster a healthy work-life balance. Additionally, we are committed to employee development and growth, and encourage and foster an environment of collaboration, and innovation. Our work has meaning and the products we design and build help protect people and the environment.

Dress for your day: We want our employees to be comfortable at work and we know they are more productive when they’re comfortable. The dress for your day policy allows employees’ discretion to select appropriate dress for the business of each workday.

Free Beverages/On-site Cafeterias: Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate each day at work. We also have two large cafeteria’s employees can eat lunch in, as well as an outside patio area that employees can enjoy during the summer months.


Benefit Offerings: Competitive medical insurance plans, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401K Employer Contribution, Flexible Spending Account, Education Assistance, and more.


Flexible Work Arrangement: TSI employees can expect to have work-life balance, PTO, floating holidays, paid holidays, bereavement leave, maternity/paternity leave, and more.  This position has opportunity to work a hybrid schedule.


Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.  We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 



TSI provides trusted measurement, application guidance, and data analytics solutions that enable our global customers to make informed decisions.  We are creating a better world by helping protect people, products and the environment, as well as by optimizing research and industrial processes.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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