Global AP Manager/Director


Division

Accounting/Finance

Location

New York, New York

Employment Type

Permanent



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Job Description:


Compensation : $160000 - $190000
Job ID : 12900

 

The Global Accounts Payable Manager will contribute to the company success by driving compliant, accurate, timely and consistent processes allowing for timely, efficient, and accurate cash planning and disbursements to its suppliers. Responsibilities include balancing day-to-day management of the AP workflow, overseeing AP staff, and continuous review and enhancement of process, functions, and capabilities to improve financial data quality, and ensure excellent supplier services. The ideal candidate will have AP managerial experience for a large financial services firm. The position will be based in New York.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices and professional response to vendor payment inquiries
  • Evaluate our current AP state and apply transformative improvements to bring the group to best in class processes.
  • Carry out reconciliation, payment, and dispute resolution with suppliers
  • Work closely with Procurement, Travel, and internal business groups
  • Ensure adherence of company polices in internal control and expense reimbursement
  • Continually review and set efficiency metrics; including establishing staff responsibilities, payment parameters, and setting measurable goals
  • Ensure proper coding procedures are set and executed for invoices and ensure GAAP accounting is followed in compliance with guidelines
  • Effectively drive a culture of collaboration, accountability, and customer service
  • Audit work of AP staff to maintain efficiency and accuracy
  • Direct management of 12 staff members globally, including interviewing, hiring and termination, performance management, coaching, and mentoring
  • Alert senior management to irregularities, trends, and areas of concern
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures and Training Manuals for payables function
  • Lead month-end close review and completion for payables for all regions
  • Support in annual financial audit and SOX
  • Review and ensure compliance of new vendor onboarding and vendor changes

Job Requirements:


 

Qualifications & Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory/management experience
  • Minimum of 10 years in accounts payable
  • Experience in financial services industry preferred
  • Sales and Use Tax and VAT experiences desired
  • Strong leadership, supervisory, communication, decision-making, analytical skills
  • Ability to coach, motivate, and cultivate a productive staff
  • Technologically savvy with extensive ERP system experience; SAP or Oracle experience is a plus
  • Ability to run reports, analyze data, and provide data-driven recommendations and solutions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills across multiple levels of an organization,
  • Strong time management skills, with an ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks against competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Excel

Disclosure:  The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

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