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Accounts Payable Associate

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Location: Orange, CT, United States

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Are you the type of worker who thrives in a fast-paced and professional work environment and gains satisfaction from achieving goals consistently and efficiently? Are you looking for a long-lasting career where your earning potential, growth, and advancement coincide with your hard work?  Now’s the time to consider a career with Colony Hardware. 

Our vendors are important to us. Without them, our business doesn’t operate. Ensuring they get paid in a timely fashion is exceedingly important. That’s where the Accounts Payable Associate comes in.

This Might Be the Opportunity for You If: 

  • You enjoy working independently, prioritizing your work, and performing multiple tasks at once.
  • Numbers are your thing! You have strong analytical skills and love to put them to use.
  • You have excellent time management, can think on your feet, and are able to make critical decisions
  • You have excellent communication skills, and can deal with challenges while maintaining a calm demeanor.
  • Most importantly, you recognize the critical nature of how important our relationships with our vendors are and work with a strong sense of urgency to resolve any issues.

A Little About Your Day:

  • You will be sorting invoices and making sure all the proper documentation is included.
  • You will enter invoices into our ERP system for payment.
  • You’ll perform financial calculations including amounts due, interest, balances, discounts, equity, and principal.
  • You will ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • You’ll file invoices and check registers, issue checks, and track held checks.
  • You’ll prepare the check runs.
  • You will interact with vendors to provide payment issues and resolve any issues or disputes that may arise.
  • You will work with other departments to research and resolve concerns.

What You’ll Need to Have:

  •  A high school degree.
  • A college degree in a related field such as Accounting, Finance, or Business
  • 3+ years of Accounts Payable experience.
  • Experience working in a distribution a plus
  • Experience working with ERP systems. Worked with Netsuite? That's a huge plus!

We Can Offer You:

We value performance that exhibits a high sense of urgency, coupled with attention to detail and a strong customer service orientation! We also care about the welfare of our employees, which is why our salary and benefits are competitive. Colony’s benefits include:      


  • Quarterly bonuses based upon performance.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD/LTD, Life Insurance (company paid!)
  • 401k with a generous match
  • Competitive PTO and paid holidays
  • Company-provided PPE as required
  • Generous discounts on the best products from leading industry vendors

Life at Colony:

Colony Hardware is the leading distributor of Tools, Equipment, Fasteners, Supplies, and Safety Products to commercial construction and industrial accounts throughout our markets.

 At Colony, our people are our most valuable asset. Success as a Colony Associate means being reliable, conscientious, and passionate. With our direction centered on teamwork, every employee at Colony will not only find their work to be meaningful but will have the opportunity to grow alongside Colony, both professionally and personally.

If you possess a will to win and would like to join a culture where integrity and collaboration are integral to success, apply to Colony Hardware today to join our growing family!

Colony’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Colony Hardware Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, religion, marital status, victim of domestic violence, familial status, genetic predisposition or information, disability, Family and Medical Leave, military or veteran status, citizenship, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment advertising, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

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