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AP Manager in Emeryville, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2123085

Our client is currently seeking a full-time Accounts Payable (AP) Manager for its Accounts Payable department. This is a high-value position that requires a strong level of account payable knowledge, professionalism, and leadership. The position is based in Emeryville, CA and will report to the Sr Manager AP and Inventory.


  • Daily management of full cycle Accounts Payable department, including but not limited to vendor setup/maintenance, vendor invoices, weekly check runs, bank accounts management, month end close, T&E administration, and cash forecast.
  • Redesign and transform accounts payable processes that support company growing requirement and ensures adherence to policies, guidelines, and internal controls.
  • Establish and monitor performance and reporting metrics for the accounts payable cycle.
  • Manage month and closing of AP Module, provide support for the month end accrual and related entries, account reconciliations ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Train and evaluate AP specialists to ensure high accuracy of coding transactions.
  • Oversee and manage travel & expense reimbursements and corporate credit card processes and policies.
  • Manage annual 1099 reporting process.
  • Assist with the coordination and gathering of documents to support auditor's requests.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements to accelerate invoice processing timelines; automate manual procedures.
  • Participate in ERP system implementation and upgrades to include design, documentation and testing.
  • Provide support to management and other customers as needs arise, including ad-hoc analysis and special projects.
  • Collaborate with the other accounting department team members to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Lead, manage and develop team of 4 AP specialists.

  • BA/BS in Business Administration or Accounting Required.
  • Over 7 years of progressively responsible accounts payable experience including full AP cycle and supervisory experience.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to deal with outside vendors, employees and various levels of management in a professional and effective manner. High level of customer service required.
  • Strong leadership, team building and interpersonal skills.
  • Can do attitude, self-motivated and results oriented.
  • Value business partnership. Proven experience in driving problems to a resolution.
  • Experience with large-scale financial systems such as Microsoft Dynamics or Microsoft D365, preferred

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