Senior Accounting Assistant

Requisition ID:  1530

Marysville, OH, US, 43040

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $48,400.00 - $72,600.00

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one.  We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. 

 At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.  We strive to be a company that serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

Job Purpose

This position is within the Accounts Payable function of the Accounting & Finance division of Honda Trading America.  From a North American perspective, this position primarily executes daily analysis of vendor invoices across multiple lines of businesses and countries, loading incoming invoices from PDF through OCR process, reconciliation of statements, reconciliation of general ledger accounts and constant communication with PICs within the business unit.  Also, assisting in training and analyze issues within the system and how to solve in a timely manner.

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Enter vendor invoices into ERP system with proper payment terms and g/l account distribution.  Understanding timelines and due dates of items – especially discount vendors.
  • Verify entry of AP invoices entered by other accounting associates into 3rdWave for accuracy and completeness & electronically file the AP copies.
  • Other duties as assigned: Tasks such as cross train and assist other associates that may become behind, load invoices into OCR system, lead meetings with lines of businesses & train/assist other associates with questions or problems that arise. Analysis with lines of business to clear aged AP.
  • Reconcile statements received from vendors – request missing copies and communicate with vendor any needs to ensure timely processing of AP.
  • Maintain procedure manual for areas of responsibility.
  • Semi-annual review and sign-off of log.  Update database as needed for areas of responsibility.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Required Experience

  • 2 years

Required Education

  • High school diploma and 4 years post high school education (or equivalent of account/finance related work experience).


Other job-specific skills

  • SAP experience – VIM system is a plus
  • Computer data entry
  • Microsoft excel
  • 10-key
  • Analytical skills

Job Dimensions

No. of Direct Reports: 0
No. of Indirect Reports: 0
Financial Dimensions: 0

Decisions Expected

  • Prioritize invoices for payment - taking advantage of discounts when available.
  • Ways to communicate to operations when customer payment does not agree to sales invoice.
  • Ways to communicate to operations for suspended/problem vendor invoices. 
  • Improvements to ERP System in areas of responsibility. 
  • Improvements to current filing system. 
  • Ways to improve response time from departments for A/P issues previously given to them by accounting. 

Working Conditions

  • Workstyle: Hybrid
  • Travel: 10%
  • Overtime as needed

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

You’re invited to
bring your skills, bring your background, and  bring the future at Honda. 

Apply today.  

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