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Accounts Payable Manager

Located about 35 miles east of NYC we are a team of 800 talented employees with an obsession towards QUALITY manufacturing of various types of OTC Personal Care & Home Care Products and associated chemicals. 

Duties:

Oversee the entire day to day operations of the Accounts Payable department. Specific functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Accomplishes accounts payable human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
  • Meets accounts payable operational standards by contributing accounts payable information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying system improvement
  • Meets accounts payable financial standards by providing annual accounts payable budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions
  • Improve month end close process to ensure closing of Accounts payable by the 10th working day after month end.
  • Review and approve the  processing of all invoices, including inventory, repairs  and maintenance, expense reports, capital  purchases, and  freight.
  • Pays invoices by verifying invoice coding; verifying transactions; scheduling disbursements; obtaining authorization of payments.
  • Liaison with bank, weekly processing of domestic and international wire transfers and vendor Letters of Credit
  • Interact with Controller and/or CFO in weekly determination of vendor payment and distribution of checks and wires.
  • Resolves account discrepancies by evaluating and approving investigations; resolving special cases; authorizing stop-payments.
  • Primary contact for vendor communications.
  • Monitor monthly accounts payable aging schedule, and review and resolve all outstanding entries in excess of 90      days.
  • Reconciliation of accounts payable accounts to subsidiary ledgers
  • Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by posting monthly account transactions.
  • Provide assistance in timely input of all accounts payable information
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

    Skills/Qualifications:
  • Supervision, Tracking Budget Expenses, Accounting, Analyzing Information , Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Developing Standards, Staffing, Time Management, SFAS Rules, General Math Skills

Qualifications:

  • At least 3-6 years related Accounts Payable Supervisory/Managerial experience
  • JD Edwards experience preferred
  • Experience in MS Outlook