Accounts Payable Manager

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Accounts Payable Manager , Bergen County ,

POSITION OBJECTIVE
The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the accounts payable department, ensuring proper record keeping, developing best practices and procedures, ensuring accurate and timely month-end close of accounts payable tasks and reports. This includes coordinating workflow, invoice processing, vendor payment and master data maintenance.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Supervise end-to-end procure to pay process, including vendor set-up, PO and non-PO invoice processing, and cash disbursements.
  • Supervise the accounts payable staff. Assign workload and provide developmental leadership on a daily basis to enhance the group’s performance and outcomes.
  • Manage and lead the team to ensure timely processing of all invoices and vendor payments.
  • Manage full cycle AP process from invoice receipt to payment.
  • Monitor the vendor master file to ensure completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of data integrity.
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies or assigned exceptions identified during the invoice reconciliation (IR) process.
  • Ensure returned checks and voids are processed timely.
  • Respond to internal and external inquires in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assist in monthly closings.
  • Prepare annual 1099 filings in accordance with IRS reporting requirements.
  • Preform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • COMPETENCIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES)
  • Effectively evaluate current processes for further development and implementation of new and improved procedures.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a related area as an individual contributor
  • 3+ years in leading or supervisory experience in Accounts Payable
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word, including pivot tables and V Look-ups.
  • Knowledge of SAP and Ariba a plus (Invoice Pro, Ariba Network, ECC and S4 A/P)
  • Strong working knowledge of financial controls for Account Payable.
  • Comprehensive understanding of purchase orders, receiving and 3 way match.
  • Must have strong analytical and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Great planning and organization skills to balance and prioritize work.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

    EXPERIENCE, EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
  • 5+ Years Full Cycle Accounts Payable experience in a fast-pace automated environment.

3+ years in leading or supervising an Accounts Payable team.

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