Lawson Products AP Expense Reimbursement Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

AP Expense Reimbursement Specialist

Location IL - Chicago

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Expense Reimbursement Specialist - Chicago IL

Purpose: Coordinates payment of T&E expenses. Processes day to day vendor invoices and payment obligations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages and maintains Concur expense system.

  • Reviews and verifies propriety of expense reports for officers, sales management and internal employees for all Lawson locations.

  • Uploads approved T&E expenses to SAP

  • Uploads Employee Information file to Concur and ensures that employee access is granted and removed in a timely manner.

  • Follows up with expense users and approvers regarding unreported charges.

  • Provides support to Concur users, answering questions, resetting passwords, and reporting issues to Concur as needed

  • Manages relationship with Concur audit firm

  • Runs reports from Concur as needed

  • Processes and pays invoices.

  • Processes 3 way match and expense invoices and credits through SAP ERP system

  • Reviews exceptions and resolves vendor payment disputes

  • Processes payments, including check, ACH, wire and credit card

  • Reconciles AP P-Car

  • Communicates both orally and in writing with suppliers and internal employees

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.

  • The ability to multi-task and willingness to learn new skills.

  • Team oriented person who can focus on the details.

  • The ability to work in high volume environment and a rapidly changing organization.

  • Working Knowledge of ERP and T&E systems.

  • AP Automation experience a plus.


  • Three years related experience and/or training and Associates Degree preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • PC experience with knowledge of Excel and Word a must.

Lawson Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.