About Mid-States

Established in 1954, Mid-States Distributing Company, Inc. (“Mid-States”) is the leading Farm, Ranch and Home Retail Cooperative that unites Members to harness and leverage the collective capabilities, strengths and resources so that “Each and All” share, learn, grow, improve and maximize professional and personal well-being.

Our cooperative consists of 42 independent, privately held, financially sound Farm, Ranch & Home retailers (“Members”) who are committed and loyal to their fellow Members and the betterment of all. The Members have approximately 650+ retail store locations throughout the United States and Canada generating over $6 billion of annual retail sales. Our Members merchandise items such as agriculture parts & supplies, petroleum products, tools & hardware, pet food, lawn & garden, animal health supplies, apparel & footwear, sporting goods as well as other products for the Farm, Ranch and Home.

If you are interested in a career with Mid-States please submit your resume and an application to recruiter@msdist.com. If we don’t have an opening currently, we will keep your application on file for 90 days.

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Current Opportunities

Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Overview: 

We’re looking for an outgoing, service oriented professional individual who enjoys a dynamic, fun filled work environment.  This role is a full-time, non-exempt position whose primary job function is to perform general accounting functions for the accounts payable group.  Job duties are listed below. This individual will add value as a member of the business unit through strong organizational, technical and communication skills.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Entering invoices in to the accounts payable system
  • Auditing EDI batches
  • Accurate matching of checks with appropriate backup
  • Work on resolution of past due items and reconciliation of vendor aging statements
  • Assist in the processing of credit and claims filed by our members
  • Assist with the new vendor setup process
  • Handle calls/email requests and vendor correspondences in an courteous and professional manner
  • Communicate clearly and effectively on the phone, in email and face-to-face
  • Organize your job duties, time, office files and space for maximum efficiency
  • Perform special projects and duties as requested 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate in Accounting Degree/Certificate
  • Minimum 1-2 years of accounting work experience
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook and Word)
  • Proficient 10-key and keyboard aptitude, data entry accuracy and speed
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient with the use of office equipment (label machines, copiers, fax, scanners and printers)
  • Language and reasoning skills that provide the ability to read and comprehend short correspondence and memos as well as common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form
  • Mathematical skills that include the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Must possess the ability to recognize and appropriately handle confidential materials
  • Willingness to promote positive, respectful working relationships and working environment
  • Organized, project and detail oriented and motivated to succeed
  • A “hands-on” team player with a positive attitude, customer service focus and high level of energy
  • Great communication and listening skills


Mid-States offers a competitive compensation plan and a comprehensive benefits program (including health, dental and a generous 401(k) program)

Contact Information:

Submit resume and cover letter to:  recruiter@msdist.com