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A/P Control Specialist

Requisition:  1725805
Brand:  TJX Companies

Marlborough, MA, US

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Employment Status:  Regular
Functional Area:  Finance

Discovery is at the core of everything we do - whether it’s a great value, incredible style, or building long-lasting partnerships with people around the world. That’s what makes TJX different. You can find it all across our brands: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense. Every one of our brands has one thing in common: environments that are always changing. That’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships, and even about yourself. Come discover what different can mean for you.

Posting Notes: Marlborough  || MA 


A/P Control Specialist




Coordinates the timely payment of merchandise invoices, ensuring accuracy which includes the completeness of documentation and receipt of goods, to eliminate financial exposure. Identifies and ensures proper set-up of vendor payment details, prior to payment issuance.  Completes the reconciliation process between invoice and receipt of goods, to determine if vendor chargebacks are required or if over/short should be written off. Issues necessary chargebacks to vendors.  Manages all vendor correspondence, ensuring questions, issues and disputes are resolved timely and appropriately.  Ensure proper escalation to merchants if unable to come to an agreeable solution with a vendor.   Initiates any vendor holds related to shortages, legal cases, and other issues.  Manages the document retention requirements for all invoices, vendor chargebacks, correspondence, and any other support documentation, ensuring company guidelines are adhered to.




  • Process all Sierra Merchandise vendor invoices for payment.  This includes capturing receiving detail and status to make payment determination, ensuring proper and complete vendor and factor relationship set ups, timely and accurate entry of invoices directly in Oracle, and review of others' entry to ensure accuracy. 
  • Ensure receipt of all required documentation in preparation for any wire transfer payments and communicate to Expenses Payable or Treasury.
  • Gather all information to resolve vendor disputes and act as a liaison for the vendor and Merchandising. 
  • Provide customer service to associates (mainly the Buying community, Sierra Fulfillment Center, Operational Accounting, and TJX Digital) within the organization and vendors/factor contacts outside the Company.
  • Identify and research all variances between vendor invoices and receiving, make the appropriate determination of action needed (issuance of vendor chargebacks, offset against other purchase orders, write-offs, and escalation to the Buying community as deemed appropriate); ensuring PO is complete and closed out timely.
  • Collect and report on invoice backlog statistics and productivity for Management.
  • Maintains documents through our imaging partner in accordance with the Corporate Retention Policy.
  • Special projects as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree in business desired
  • Payables/related business experience desired
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel)
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team in fast paced environment
  • Decision making, strong organization, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong analytical skills


Discover Different at TJX means opportunity, teamwork, and career growth. That’s why working here is so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people that work together to deliver the best value and style in the business. Our inventory is always changing and our approach is continually evolving, which means every day is another chance to Discover Different.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff - competitive pay, great benefits, and a great group of people.
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.


Full COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster once eligible, is a condition of employment at TJX, subject to reasonable accommodation where required by law.

 Posting Notes: Marlborough  || MA

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, ERP, Database, Oracle, Merchandising, Finance, Technology, Retail

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