DuPont Accountant - Accounts Payable in Wilmington, Delaware

Accountant - Accounts Payable (Job Number: 195509W-05)


Company Background

Dow and DuPont combined in a merger of equals with the intent to separate into three independent, publicly traded companies in Agriculture, Materials Science and Specialty Products. Each company will have its own clear focus, scale advantages, and an enhanced ability to deliver superior solutions and choices to customers. The heritage DuPont company is hiring qualified professionals to take on new Finance activities in order to support the business realignment and enable independent operability. As we are still in the process of starting up the independent companies, at this time, hiring will be aligned to the heritage companies versus alignment to the intended spins.

The DuPont Company has an opening for an Accounts Payable Specialist located in Wilmington, DE. The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible to ensure accounting activity recorded within the company's records and books are accurate and complete. In addition, this role is expected to adhere to the company's accounting policy and practices as well as the country Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Summary Description

The APAY Specialist provides disbursements analysis and reporting support for Accounts Payable sub-processes. The individual in this role provides analytics and reporting support for the compliance and exceptions management purposes.

S/he provides support for the development of metrics, analyses, and reporting; delivering KPI metrics and scorecard reporting, providing disbursements analyses and support, in addition to responding to planned and ad hoc requests, as assigned.

The individual in this role will work with moderate supervision to accomplish his/her own assigned workload and collaboratively with other members of his/ her Accounts Payable or cross functional team in compliance with the approved Procure to Pay process standards at the agreed service levels.


  • Provide insight to resolve Level 3 escalations and perform root cause analyses and business process improvements a to eliminate the root cause of escalations and exceptions

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of disbursement process standards and procedures

  • Support the analytics for APAY reimbursements, all close activities (monthly, quarterly, and annual), as wells as operations compliance and audit reviews of regional APAY processes

  • Perform reporting and analytics to support fact based decision making, as assigned

  • Support metrics data capture, analysis and reporting for performance scorecard, MSA and SLA Reporting

  • Provide support to the APAY analysts to proactively identify analytics and reporting needs, assist in design and implementation of continuous improvement activities



Accounting degree preferred

1-3 years experience in accounting (Accounts Payable experience a plus)

Organization skills

Communication skills

Strong Internal Controls

Analytical and reporting skills

Collaboration skills by working with multi-functional teams across US

Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Tableau, and prior experience working in SAP a plus

*This position will require travel during the first 3 months for training in Bay City, MI*

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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