Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Accounts Payable Manager (TAS)

Job Location: Bridgewater N.J.

Fortune 500 Company.

The Manager of Accounts Payable is responsible for implementing and supporting projects and programs that continually improve and simplify the Accounts Payable function and payment process while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Overseeing all payments for the corporation, ensure compliance to corporate policy and government requirements, and accurately state the company’s liability while operating in a Global environment. Manage and oversee all AP functions for staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage projects and new system implementations, in collaboration with other departments. Key business partner with IT- will represent interests of the AP area on all activities related to system upgrades, changes and enhancements as it relates to SAP S4/HANA. Oversee Lease Equipment Management System. Provide analysis via Management Reports. Responsible for Master Data Governance, ensuring all Accounts Payable vendors have proper authorization and are in compliance with corporate global guidelines as well as federal and state regulations. Ensure that all approved expense invoices are accurately processed and recorded in a timely basis into the AP system. Recommend changes to current procedures to increase productivity in the department. Ensure compliance with corporate policy, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley for the AP functions. Communicate via meetings with AP department to update Associates of any changes to existing procedures and listen to/answer resolve their questions, problems, and concerns. Ensure that all payments including manual wires are being made in a timely manner and in conjunction with terms of vendor agreements and/or lease terms. Interact with all Global locations to ensure compliance with AP procedures and resolve any questions or problems. Oversee the AP Month End and Fiscal Year End Closings. Oversee AP portion of audits with the internal and external auditors. Performs other tasks as assigned or requested and support A/P team with cross functional duties.

REQUIREMENTS:
8 -10 years of Accounts Payable experience. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Equivalent. Systems: SAP proficient. SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence / Rapid Data Mart. SAP Ariba. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access. Strong technical, analytical, problem solving and communication skills. Strong project management skills. Demonstrated experience in Accounts Payable related process and system improvement efforts. Knowledge and experience of SOX Compliance. Must be able to develop and implement new processes in a constantly changing environment. Management always welcomes new ideas, suggestions and processes. Able to multitask efficiently and effectively in a very fast paced environment.

Please contact Tricia Sweeney at tsweeney@clarkdavis.com

85K-100K + Bonus

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