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AP Manager

REQ: REQ-125709 Finance

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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The Accounts Payable Manager will support and assist balance sheet forecasting efforts related to payables, and pursue centralizing forecasting and planning efforts for payables.  They will lead their team with a team player mindset.  They are accountable for all internal controls and compliance matters for their areas.  As a member of finance leadership, this role will partner with other functional area leaders to drive and disseminate the company's strategic initiatives and ensure that the team is providing quality service to internal customers such as Business Unit Controllers, IT, Human Resources and Payroll, and the HLT.

Role and Responsibilities

Initiate and lead strategic initiatives related to the P2P business cycles

Oversee daily and monthly account payable operations

Accountable for internal control compliance for all accounts payable activities

Support team needs, and coordinate cross-functional efforts that drive process improvements, efficiencies and support the Hussmann strategic Initiatives.

Collaborate with Global Sourcing and Procurement to maximize vendor relationships through payment method conversions and payment method tools

Explore and lead innovative solutions and initiatives to eliminate highly manual tasks, and develop cross-training programs to eliminate individuals that are single points of failure across the team

Manage the preparation of monthly balance sheet forecasts and the annual plan for Corporate Accounting and BU Finance teams.  Support other finance and functional areas during forecasting and planning periods.

Support Corporate Accounting and Business Unit Controllers during forecasting and planning periods

Drive innovative reporting around accounts payable activity for cash flow analysis

Support finance talent development and succession planning initiatives

Continually evaluate talent and skillset needs that support Hussmann strategic direction and technology initiatives (ERP Simplification project, Power BI utilization)

Collaborate across departments and communicate with internal and external customer to achieve results.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 10+ years of increasing finance/accounting experience, 5+ years of leadership experience

  • 10+ years of Shared Services Accounts Payable experience

  • Experience with outsourcing of accounts payable invoice processing, EDI (Electronic Data Exchange), supply chain financing and virtual card payments

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus

  • Extensive experience with financial ERP systems

  • Strategic thinker

  • Ability to analyze and problem solve

  • Ability and passion for mentoring, training and coaching others

  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage competing priorities

  • Detail oriented and thorough

  • Effective communication skills; customer service oriented

  • Results oriented

REQ: REQ-125709 Finance

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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