Accounts Payable Manager
Company: Shenandoah Growers
Posted on: November 28, 2018
Position Summary:The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for a variety of critical processes and activities within the Finance department. These activities include: defining process improvements, managing software updates, implementation of process changes, managing vendor relations, leading cross-functional project teams, AP research coordination and analysis, AP support and team support. The AP Manager ensures that vendors and internal teammates are using the appropriate guidelines and processes to meet department goals. This position is responsible for a wide array of accounting functions such as, data compilation, data entry, analytics, calculation and verification of data in accordance with GAAP.Essential Job Functions:Supervises three direct reportsLeads all activities in AP and is responsible for the departments organizationEstablishes monitoring systems to insure direct reports meet daily department goals.Trains and evaluates teammates to enhance their performance, development and work qualityIdentifies department issues, recommends and implements corrective actionsWorks as part of a team and independently on assigned tasksCompletes trainings within timeframes specified by the Corporate ControllerAdministers 90-day and annual performance reviews to direct reportsWorks with other departments when necessaryManages relationships with external vendors and internal departmentsIn a timely manner, processes journal entries and corrections; AP sub-ledger reconciliations to the general ledger; reconciles vendor statements to AP records; bank reconciliations; and reviews all expenses incurred on credit cards or for travel expenses are Companys related chargesReleases vendor payments on a weekly basis as directed by the Corporate ControllerAssists external and internal customers with issues related to APWorks with Treasurer to analyze cash flow to determine vendor payments to be releasedCommunicates with vendors for invoicing errors, incorrect application of funds, unapplied checks, and other issuesDevelops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to Companys guidelinesManages monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end informationEnsures accuracy of AP statements and related accrualsProvides accounting assistance to project managers and operations staffResponds to financial questions/concerns to meet Companys needsAssists and participates in departments auditsSupports the Finance department to find and develop strategic processesAttends to all required Company trainings and meetingsAdheres to Companys policies and Finances processesAids in investigation and reporting of non-compliancesPerforms other duties as assigned.Mental/Sensory Abilities:Observes and identifies surroundings. Judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are. Recognize colors.Concentrate, recognize, remember, reason, and make decisions.Distinguish sounds. Comprehend and exchange detailed information, including conveying it to others accurately, loudly, and/or quickly.Work Environment:Work environment is generally an office and may work, when necessary, beyond normal working hours, and on weekends, to meet departmental goals.Minimum Qualifications:BA/BS degree in Business Finance or Accounting or equivalent combination of education and work experience5+ Years of Accounts Payable experience required3+ Years of Supervisory experienceExcellent computer skills, including but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint together with the ability to learn new compliance-related software programsStrong verbal communication skills to provide group and individual trainingBusiness-level writing and documentation skillsAbility to manage multiple tasks, adapt to quickly changing priorities, and meet deadlinesAbility to read, write and communicate fluently in EnglishExceptional organizational skills and attention to detailBasic business math skillsPreferred Qualifications:Technical or Professional License(s)/Certification(s)Bi-lingual English/SpanishExperience working with Sage 100 SGI utilizes E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. In the event you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this job, please contact our company and appropriate assistance will be provided.
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