Accounts Payable Lead in Huntington Beach, CA at Confie

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Accounts Payable Lead





The Lead, Accounts Payable position is responsible for providing accounts payable and related services on behalf of our stores in multiple locations.


This leader will assist the Accounts Payable Director with building a sustained world class accounts payable organization capable of delivering services in a high-volume, client centered environment where service elevations will require developing and maintaining process excellence on a scale new to our industry.


Additional accountabilities include a relentless focus on accuracy, maintaining robust internal controls, assisting with training and leading employee development with various software applications, achieving identified goals, and implementing best practices.





Accounts Payable


  • Assist in overseeing that accuracy and day to day Accounts Payable operations is achieved timely
  • Review of accounts payable transactions for accuracy of general ledger coding and approvals as well as follows Company policy
  • Monitor accounts payable inbox to ensure timely processing of invoices
  • Timely and accurate payment processing
  • Utility payment tracking and trend reports
  • Assist in building and maintaining a utility database
  • Become the Accounts Payable guru for all software applications used, train and develop staff on application processes
  • Analyze and resolve issues, works with various internal and external customers on various Accounts Payable related issues
  • Performs daily review of aging reports and works with treasury on cash flow – works with Accounts Payable Director to insure accuracy and review of checks runs
  • Oversees Payment Manager and ACH payments
  • Works with the Supervisors to insure timeline are being met within their teams
  • Month End Close – reconciles accounts and resolves discrepancies between AP and GL
  • Assist with annual accounts payable activities
    • Timely and accurate year-end reporting and production of 1099 information
  • Special projects as required by the Director, Accounts Payable.  
  • Support
  • Assist Director with various accounts payable process management and change projects
    • Assist both internal and external customers with questions or problems associated with vendors, invoices, issued checks, voided checks, stop payments, reserve transfers, and cash balances by utilizing system tools and various research techniques to assist the client.
  • Assist with the approval and back up of vendor setup  
  • Experience with high volume accounts payable transaction processing / shared services organization is required; strong preference will be given to individuals who have been involved with high level change and process improvement projects
  • Experience in high volume internal control and banking centric environments strongly desired
  • Experience working with other team members and overseeing data bases or process used to help coding and payments to vendors
  • Ability to with company executives to understand the company’s business needs and strategy
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to act independently to research and suggest resolutions to problems
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent related experience
  •   LANGUAGE SKILLSSuccessful candidate will have ability to communicate with various audience types. The candidate must have strong written communication skills, with the ability to write clearly and concisely, with professionalism and thought.

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