AP Coordinator - Jonesboro, AR


Jonesboro, AR, US, 72401

Category:  Logistics

Start a Watco Career and Discover the Difference

Keep the world’s supply chain moving. That’s what the Watco team does every day at our short line railroads, switching sites, terminals, ports, and logistics hubs. 

Whether you’re at one of these locations or in a support-services role, there’s one thread that ties everyone together. We’re all on the same team. One Watco

Here’s what you can expect from Watco: 

  • Award-winning culture recognized by Forbes and Newsweek
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Paid on-the-job training with peer trainers 
  • Operations training at the Safe Performance Center in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Leadership and development programs offered through Watco University 
  • Career advancement opportunities

Working at Watco

Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.

Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.  You’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.  In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits.

Come to Watco and join a team where you'll leave each day knowing you've made a difference.

Pay starting at $15.00/hour


The AP Coordinator is primarily responsible for ensuring that supplier invoices are audited and approved for timely payment and invoicing customers within the transportation management system (TMS).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Reviews invoices to ensure they are audited, processed and properly approved through the TMS.
  • Creates and submits customer invoices.
  • Scans backup supplier paperwork into the TMS.
  • Accountable for timely and appropriately filing of all accounts payable invoices, both pending open and paid.
  • Clarifies any questionable invoiced items or rates regarding invoice payments.
  • Ability to communicate with suppliers, field offices, corporate accounting and management within the organization regarding invoices, payments and processing.
  • Communications should be timely as well as courteous.
  • Monitors compliance with accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Performs any combination of routine calculating, posting and verifying duties to obtain primary information and/or date regarding invoice payments.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.




  • High school education or GED equivalency is required
  • 1-2 years accounting or transportation related experience is preferred
  • Ability to work any time during the hours of Monday-Friday, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Strong verbal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with others and be a positive influence on co-workers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and other applications as required
  • Strong phone and email communication skills.
  • 10 key and data entry.
  • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions.
  • Effective customer service skills and the ability to service both internal and external customers.


Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with extensive team member and supplier contact and frequent interruptions.


Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro