Accounts Payable Lead

REQ: REQ-116758 Finance

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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This position will be a key role in the Accounts Payable department - responsible for the oversight and day-to-day management of the 3rd Party Invoice Processing Platform (DART), leading Accounts Payable projects, process improvement initiatives, and backing up the AP Supervisor and AP Analyst in the department.

  • Responsible for leading the projects and process improvements in the Accounts Payable Department.  Projects to include, but not limited to, moving to a new 3rd Party Invoice Processing Platform, New ERP System Implementations, transitioning additional suppliers onto Virtual Card and Supply Chain Financing Programs.
  • Responsible for working with the AP Analyst on the Monthly Accounts Payable Analysis and Metrics.  This includes responsibility for the AP dashboard in the Microsoft Power BI tool.
  • Responsible for the oversight and day-to-day management of the 3rd Party Invoice Processing Platform (DART).  Responsibilities to include the processing of invoices in the assigned DART queues and assisting locations as needed regarding issues/questions, setting up new users, training others in the department, and daily balancing.
  • Responsible for assigned daily, weekly and month-end tasks that include reporting, journal entries and account reconciliations as assigned.
  • Responsible for the annual 1099 process, including the research of vendors to make sure they are to receive 1099’s and the generation of the reports necessary to provide a third party the information needed to generate the 1099’s.  In addition, responsible for following up on any 1099 notices received from the government.
  • Responsible for documenting procedures, processes, and systems as they evolve for the department.
  • This role represents a senior member of the team and will provide mentorship and guidance to others.  Additional responsibilities will be to back up the AP Supervisor, AP Analyst, and others in the accounts payable department as needed.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting
  • 3 – 5 years' experience in Accounts Payable (Accounting experience a plus)
  • Strong ability to organize and coordinate multiple tasks and communicate information in a timely fashion, with the appropriate sense of urgency
  • Strong attention to customer needs, while maintaining a high level of discretion and confidentially in dealing with sensitive material
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, organizational skills, mathematical and analysis skills, detail oriented and highly motivated
  • Ability to work in a team environment and as a strong individual contributor
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Intermediate to Advanced in Excel)
  • Experience with 3rd Party Invoice Processing Platforms, OCR, or EDI
  • Experience with Virtual Card Payments and Supply Chain Financing a plus
  • Exposure to Hyperion, Oracle, Infor XA, Power BI a plus.

REQ: REQ-116758 Finance

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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