Accounts Payable Manager

Recruits Lab - Philadelphia, PA

MUST-HAVES

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar field or equivalent work experience required
  • 5+ years experience in purchasing, accounts payable or accounts receivable in a multi-national company.
  • 2+ years experience direct people managing, preference of mentoring on and offshore staff
  • Experience of working in a shared service center accounts payable environment which includes outsourced service providers
  • Proven ability to direct accounts payable and related disbursement processes

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

 

Global service delivery 

  • Manage business partner relationships with the business, suppliers, controllership, sourcing and technology
  • Escalate and resolve issues that arise
  • Define and maintain AP policies
  • Maintain, create and optimize processes related to service delivery
  • Maintain calendars related to payments and payment communications
  • Manage 3rd party relationships where applicable

Vendor Maintenance 

  • Create and maintain vendor accounts
  • Ensure adherence to applicable sourcing policies such as payment terms
  • Participate in global vendor initiatives

Compliance

  • Define and maintain framework to ensure AP compliance with regulations, internal control objectives and SOX controls
  • Ensure that compliance with contractual obligations are met
  • Coordinate internal and external audits
  • Ensure changed to compliance requirements are incorporated into AP operations
  • Monitor compliance gaps and issue resolutions
  • Define and manage document archiving and retrieval strategy
  • Maintain compliance calendar

Reporting & Analytics

 

  • Maintain and execute the global AP performance management framework
  • Validate and report on performance metrics
  • Define and maintain AP reporting inventory
  • Provide reporting and analytics support to other AP functions as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar field or equivalent work experience required
  • 5+ years experience in purchasing, accounts payable or accounts receivable in a multi-national company.
  • 2+ years experience direct people managing, preference of mentoring on and offshore staff
  • Experience of working in a shared service center accounts payable environment which includes outsourced service providers
  • Proven ability to direct accounts payable and related disbursement processes

Professional Experience

  • Good understanding of outcome management
  • Experience of managing outsourced service providers and navigating an outsourcing contract
  • Knowledge of six sigma, business process management frameworks desirable (not essential) to drive continuous improvement
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills - written, verbal & presentation skills, with an appreciation of the needs of the audience.
  • Experience working within a matrixed organization

 

 



Posted On: Wednesday, January 8, 2020



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