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Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Accounts Payable Specialist


Novi, US, MI 48377

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Kongsberg Automotive (KA), a major automotive supplier, has an immediate opening for an experienced, detail oriented, and technically savvy Accounts Payable Specialist at our Technical Center in Novi, Michigan. The right candidate will be someone with strong communication skills and the ability to work well with a diverse organization accross the North American region. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accounts Payable Specialist will perform daily, monthly, and yearly accounts payable functions. 

  • Support all areas of the business in relation to processing vendor invoices
  • Review and process employee expense reports in accordance with finance policies
  • Distribute invoices for approval via email and ticket system. Insure accurate close by tracking outstanding invoices and following up as needed.
  • Provide excellent and regular communication with vendors, internal customers, internal management, and functional peers
  • Post invoices, adjustments, and credit memos to vendor accounts
  • Utilize SAP to record data on customer bank changes and verify any bank changes in accordance with company policy
  • Provide weekly accounts payable aging to Accounting and Finance team
  • Match purchase orders with vendor invoices; clear purchase orders in SAP if applicable
  • Inventory missing invoices at month end and record an accrual for missing invoices
  • Process payments from SAP to the treasury system
  • Document and update job procedures where needed  
  • Coordinate payment of Mexican invoices by working with counterparts at KA’s Reynosa manufacturing plant
  • Develop filing system for posted invoices for audit purposes.
  • Support the Tax Department by gathering vendor W-9s, providing tax exemption certificates where needed, preparing annual 1099s, and identifying foreign vendors who require a W-8 BEN form
  • Associate’s degree or higher in accounting or related field
  • Two to four years previous accounts payable experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Office suite and online billing systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work with little supervision and to take initiative
  • Work effectively in a team environment, highly service oriented with desire to assist others
  • Strong attention to detail, organization skills and the ability to multitask as well as meet required deadlines
Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and is the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!

Please apply online with your resume. In your applicaton, please state your salary requirements and earliest availability to start.


Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for corporate sponsorship.

The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Application Id:  788
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