Vendor Rebate Accountant


Cleveland, OH, US, 44115

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

The Rebate Staff Accountant is responsible for processing Vendor Rebate payments and making necessary adjustments for both US and Canada, work together with finance team to ensure month/quarter end requirements are completed in timely manner and provide support to management team as necessary.   


 Job Duties

  • Responsible for accurately maintaining Contract Repository while ensuring all rebate program adjustments are conducted in accordance with contract requirements
  • Monitor and review the Rebate accruals for accuracy by reconciling against vendor statements and reviewing for appropriateness
  • Process payments received from vendors and adjust accruals as needed based on payments received.
  • Create month end journal entries and perform rebate account reconciliations in Blackline, while ensuring accuracy and documenting the supporting evidence.
  • Perform and assist management with monthly/quarterly close requirements and process Ad hoc reports.
  • Provide support for enhancing the company’s Vendor Rebate system, and assists in developing new functionality to streamline and enhance rebate accrual calculation process.
  • Provide support in maintaining and updating accurate work instructions, narratives and other required Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Generate and distribute Rebate reports as required and produce ad hoc reporting when requested.
  • Interacting with Internal and External auditors as necessary to complete audit requirements.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 2+ years related work experience
  • Prior experience in rebate accounting (preferred)




Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland