Newell Brands Accounts Payable Specialist - Finance in Freeport, Illinois

Position Title: Accounts Payable Specialist - Finance

Reports To: Accounts Payable, Lead

Location: Freeport, IL


Accounts Payable


  • Manually process vendor invoices

  • work through various OCR workflow queues

  • work with vendors and internal contact to address any issues that may arise

  • Assist with projects and system testing as needed


  • 2+ years’ experience in Accounts Payable or a Customer Service related field preferred

  • Excel skills preferred

  • Ten-key calculator skills prefered

  • Outlook email experience

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Ability to multi-task and is deadline oriented

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Good communication skills

  • Flexibility to change

  • Learn new processes quickly

  • Strong critical thinking and decision making skills

  • The ability to work in a team environment is essential

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.