Founded in 1898 and headquartered in Chicago, IL, GATX Corporation (NYSE: GATX) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company worldwide. Our competitive advantage is our full-service leasing business model, including a world-class railcar maintenance network. The key to our long-term growth and success is attracting and retaining top talent.

In this HYBRID role you will be responsible for full-cycle Accounts Payable processes, including accurate invoice processing, invoice error resolution, payment runs, and vendor maintenance. The Accounts Payable Specialist is also responsible for the timely response to all Accounts Payable inquiries.


  • Process accounts payable invoices (PO & NON-PO) in accordance with policies, procedures and SOX compliance. Investigate and resolve problems associated with processing of invoices.  Identify and prioritize processing of invoices earning vendor discounts.
  • Perform daily reconciliation of freight and contract shop invoices imported into AP’s system from different ERP systems. Process invoices from error log created by AP’s scanning software. Perform vendor statement reconciliations. Perform periodic analysis of duplicate, open and unpaid invoices.
  • Process and complete all scheduled payment runs. Coordinate payment activities with Treasury, according to the prescribed process including resolving payment issues. Analyze the payment proposal to ensure electronic methods are maximized. Ensure remittance information is accurate, including routing and account information for electronic payments.
  • Special projects
  • Maintain all aspects of the vendor master files. This includes set-up, changes, and deactivations of vendors. Assist with monthly reporting and audits. Perform monthly vendor master change review. Lead efforts in resolving IRS B-notices and perform backup withholding where applicable.


Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required 
  • Finance/Accounting/Business preferred
  • Accounts Payable certification a plus
  • 1-4 years Accounts Payable experience
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Travel and Entertainment expense review experience a plus
  • HYBRID role 


GATX embraces diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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