Responsible for the application of internal controls and policies to ensure the proper segregation of duties and safeguarding of company assets.
This position will work directly with internal and external auditors.
Is responsible for the planning and deployment of necessary system / process changes, as well as employee staffing and development.
Employee works closely with internal departments concerning Purchase Orders (PO), payment methods, payment terms, and invoices.
Employee provides subject matter expertise and assist in managing projects impacting processes including system implementations and upgrades. Oversee the integration, testing and implementation of Accounts Payable system enhancements, interfaces and modifications for the Accounts Payable department.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or other related field.
Minimum of 8 or more years of progressive Accounts Payable experience using a computerized accounting software or equivalent experience.
Accounts Payable management experience in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of inventory accounting policies and procedures. Knowledge and ability to do extensive and detailed research of supplier accounts (concerns or problems), work with banking or payment systems to process domestic and foreign payments (checks, ACH, wires), process payment runs, stop payments, and voids.
Knowledge of accounting and understand of activities which must take place to make the General Ledger accurately reflect the transactions. Knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures of Accounts Payable and / or Accounting.
Ability to work independently and serve as a leader for department employees who perform various Accounts Payable related work / duties. Ability to perform multiple tasks accurately, efficiently, quickly, and independently while meeting assigned deadlines and/or quotas.