Accounts Payable Associate Jobs


Job Summary

ASTRO PAK CORPORATION, is currently hiring on a vacant job post of Accounts Payable Associate based in Costa Mesa CA 92626. Please read the job detail carefully before applying.

Job Title: Accounts Payable Associate
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Costa Mesa CA 92626
Job Link Expiry: 2022-09-09
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Job Detail

Company Background
Astro Pak is the nation’s leading precision cleaning and passivation contractor specializing in on-site cleaning of high purity gas and fluid systems, as well as precision cleaning of components and hardware at the company’s Cleanroom facilities. Astro Pak provides services to over 15 sectors including: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Aerospace, Semiconductor, and other selected Industrial markets. The company, founded in 1959, has performed on-site precision chemical cleaning in every State of the Union as well as several projects in Asia, continental Europe, England, Ireland and Mexico.

Position Opportunity
Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Accounts Payable Associate will assist in the various accounting and clerical tasks related to the maintenance, processing, and payment off accounts payable.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Build and maintain a professional and courteous relationship with vendors by phone, email, and/or fax.
  • Exhibit strong communication skills in vendor interactions and exhibit creativity and skill in delivering practical solutions
  • Thrive and work constructively in a collaborative work environment
  • Maintain up-to-date vendor files
  • Investigate and resolve vendor queries
  • Process in a timely manner credit checks requested by vendors
  • Track payments and monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Analyze payables cycle and identify opportunities to improve cash management
  • Review, prepare, and analyze A/P aging reports and collect data
  • Maintain and update records with Astro Pak’s purchasing system
  • Prepare and process check requests
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy
  • Ability to create spreadsheets using Excel
  • Models Astro Pak Core Values


Education/Training/Certifications: High school diploma or GED required

Related Experience: Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience working in accounting/payables environment, preferably for a service company


  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel Knowledgeable with Great Plains accounting systems and CRM database is preferred
  • Ability to interact with employees, vendors and customers in a professional and service-oriented manner
  • Must have consistent attendance and timeliness. 10-key data entry skills preferred


  • Must be able to perform above listed duties/responsibilities in an office environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Use of hands, fingers
  • Reaching with hands and arms
  • Climb and balance
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Talk and hear
  • Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
  • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
  • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
  • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)


  • In addition to highly employer subsidized medical, dental, and vision plans, Astro Pak offers competitive retirement savings and 401k plans, flexible spending, family leave, training, paid time off, travel pay/per diems and competitive salaries with overtime opportunities.

Astro Pak Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons because of age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, gender, ethnic or national origin, or veteran status. Astro Pak prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.



  • High School or better

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