Manager Accounts Payable

Remote Rochelle Park, NJ

Preference will be given to applicants in NY, NJ and CT


Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the AP Manager will perform a variety of accounting clerical tasks related to the maintenance/processing of payable account records/ invoices for the Company's various clients and vendors. Manages relationships with vendors, internal and external customers, ensuring compliance and driving department efficiencies. 


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES

  • Reviews Operation, Inventory and Construction invoice payments across multiple systems to ensure accuracy for the expense being processed
  • Ensures the team's work is accurate and invoices are approved for payment promptly
  • Resolves discrepancies with suppliers and build trustworthy & reliable relationship with suppliers/departments/colleagues
  • Effectively communicates on inquires to ensure all invoices/inquiries are handled within the company's standards.
  • Identifies missing invoices from suppliers and ensure they are captured prior to month end close
  • Reconciles monthly supplier statements, which includes follow ups and reporting
  • Adheres to the new vendor setup and maintenance procedures
  • Supports Accounts Payable and Accounting team with GL reconciliation
  • Assists with the annual 1099 process
  • Implements solutions, best practices, and procedures in the accounts payable department
  • Team-player who can also work independently
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages and motivates staff (including hiring, firing & performance management)
  • Train, direct and appraise staff
  • Issues written & verbal instructions; examines for conformance to regulations and policy


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field preferred
  • Five or more years of accounting experience
  • One or more years of leadership experience included
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software
  • Must have large ERP AP system experience, as well as 1099 filing experience
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting accountants, clients, and upper management
  • Good communication skills for communicating with support personnel and management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good presentation skills for educating internal clients on accounting principles
  • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work

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