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Accounts Payable Managers manage the functions related to the purchase ledge and ensure that company invoices are paid on time. Example resumes of Accounts Payable Managers show responsibilities like acting as a liaison with all departments, auditors and compliance personnel for ad hoc reporting and testing; and reviewing all invoice packaging and general ledger coding prior to processing. While a high school diploma is the minimum educational requirement for the position, some employers prefer to see an associate's degree on candidates' resumes.

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Accounts Payable Manager

Supervised 6 AP representatives, including management of all facets of department.

  • Drove and coordinated accounts payable functions for 3 off-site / 3 on-site staff members, thereby improving workflow 20%.
  • Reallocated job duties for staff to improve workflow by focusing on individual's strengths / responsibilities, which reduced duplication of effort and resulted in 85% reduction in account errors.
  • Transitioned AP functions from 2 off-site locations to corporate headquarters. Realigned workload and reduced head count without disruption of services to vendor accounts.
  • Project Lead for Chart of Account conversion and on-line purchasing and expense reporting interfaces.
  • Transitioned AP / Purchasing / Receiving functions of $30M e-business acquisition.
  • Established / supervised process to address / rectify errors in prepaid, asset / accrual account allocations, resulting in major time reduction by GL staff for accurate reconciliation.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Accounts Payable Manager

Managed day-to-day operations of different AP areas including PO and Non-PO invoice processing, Vendor Desk, Internal Client & Vendor Relations, and Payment Processing.

  • Managed team of 15 employees including recruitment, hiring, and daily workforce allocations.
  • Implemented and managed a Virtual Card payment program that generated revenues close to $3M in one year.
  • Reduced over 100 hours in processing time and 30 days in cycle time in one year through implementation of process improvement projects that focused on eliminating non-value add steps.
  • Developed queries and generated reports for upper management which summarized multiple information including expenses, vendor spend, forecasts, etc.
  • Maintained department's score card information including staff productivity, invoice processing cost, and cost allocations.
  • Generated and filed 1099s for 15 properties.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Business / Accounting
BA
Bachelor of Arts
3

Accounts Payable Manager

Provided leadership, training and development to a team of four Accounts Payable specialists in multiple locations

  • Monitored all Accounts Payable processes, including 1099 processing, petty cash, credit cards, expense report and fleet management account reconciliation
  • Assisted Controller with cash planning; provided recommendation on weekly vendor cash disbursements
  • Developed & maintained strong vendor relationships, contracts & negotiated payment terms
  • Created & maintained departmental policies, job descriptions and performance evaluations for Accounts Payable Team
  • Assisted Finance Team with month end processing, including accruals and account reconciliations
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Accounts Payable Manager

Hired, trained, and managed Account Payables Department. Conducted quarterly meeting to implement new efficient procedures and eliminate inefficient procedures.

  • Efficiently managed the accurate and timely processing of over 1200 invoices per month. Reviewed all invoices validating all content and resolving various issues.
  • Provided a detailed report to district manager monthly which included A/P figures such as total volume,
  • Used a wide range of accounting software including Accpac, AS 400 and all Microsoft Computer Applications (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Organized thorough cross checking of tax codes, packing lists, receivers and quotes to ensure accurate billings.
  • Strengthened company's vendor/suppliers relations by continuously corresponding with vendors via phone, email or written communication.
  • Negotiated payment and discounts terms with vendors/suppliers which improved company's profit.
  • Negotiated payment terms with vendors/suppliers which extended due dates and avoided finance charges.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
5

Accounts Payable Manager

Efficiently maintained processing of accounts payable transactions. Monitored company accounts to ensure payments up to date, and resolved bill discrepancies.

  • Reviewed vendor invoices as well as check requests: sort, organized and match bills and check demands.
  • Ensured timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers.
  • Maintained accurate records and control reports. Reviewed accounting reports and AP register to ensure accuracy.
  • Reviewed inventory analysis reports and addressed any variances. Responsible for monitoring inventory transactions.
  • Set Invoices for payment procedure. Put together and accounts payable checks, wire exchanges and ACH obligation.
  • Reconciled bank statements, credit card and deposits. Prepared analysis associated with accounts. Produced month-to-month reports and assisted in 30- day end closing.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Assistant Accounts Payable Manager

Manage staff of 4 supervisors, 17 accounts payable associates, and 4 file clerks. Accountable for all general accounts payable functions including, twice a week cash forecasting, month end journal entries and reconciliation, process 1099 reports, handled general accounting issues, and staffing functions for a privately owned retail fashion company.

  • Instrumental in supporting the company's rapid growth and expansion, including managing the processing of up to 50,000 invoices ($25M) per month.
  • Developed and implemented new processes to continually improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department and increase staff accountability.
  • Effectively managed a team by recruiting, developing, setting priorities and providing clear direction to the employees, address performance issues and make recommendations for personnel actions.
  • Automated manual accounting and financial analysis/reporting functions with Excel
  • Spearheaded the implementation and staff training for ACOM EZPay electronic check signing software.
  • Served as liaison for the accounts payable department in providing resolution to invoice disputes.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
BS
Accounting
7

Senior Accounts Payable Manager

Director of all aspects of Accounts Payable with five direct reports including a day to day functional A/P Manager.

  • Completed business case to streamline current A/P functions to best practiced automated A/P processes inclusive of the implementation & roll out of Concur Automated T&E and Invoice System.
  • Completed discovery phase of implementing and roll out of A/P module for new financial system to include PO matching and approval workflow.
  • Conducted system analysis & knowledge share exercises resulting in an automated process improvement of the Visa & Amex corporate card programs resulting in decreased data entry input time from two days to two hours.
  • Implemented documented procedures to correct identified risk and non-compliance with annual IRS 1099 and B-Notice process.
  • Created desk top procedures for a variety of processes within the department to ensure adherence to company policies.
  • Drafted and distributed 60+ days delinquent Visa Report Notice Letter resulting in a more timely submission of travel employees individual Visa Card statements.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
8

Accounts Payable Manager (implementation Consultant)

Managed an A/P staff of 33 including recruiting, training, development, employee write-ups, employee performance reviews, monthly statistics

  • Created A/P forms as needed (i.e. Vendor Maintenance, Daily Scan Tracking, Electronic Funds Transfer, Gift Card Acknowledgment of Receipt)
  • Managed the supervision of vendor maintenance team, including vendor account verifications, audits, research, consolidations, W9, W8, 1099s, First B-Notice
  • Tracked and monitored acquisition invoices, returned checks, weekly American Express activities, audited monthly American Express accounts
  • Managed Federal Express Corporate account and set up Dun & Bradstreet account
  • Performed weekly EDI uploads using Core FTP, released batches daily, audited Petty Cash reconciliations, approved invoices electronically in Ascend queue
  • Developed Policies & Procedures including vendor maintenance for multiple entities, vendor set up guidelines, and invoice numbering
  • Coordinated month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing of books
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

Accounts Payable Manager

Managed, mentored and trained staff of 10 responsible for processing 10,000 + invoices and T&E's per month.

  • Managed month-end close for 19 networks in 6 business days.
  • Supported 19 Regional Sport Networks and vendors with AP inquires.
  • Created new departmental audit procedures reducing voided checks by 90 percent.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
10

Accounts Payable Manager

Managed daily processing of an average of 5,000 invoices per week to ensure accurate input and/or controls and provided leadership to five Accounts Payable Specialists.

  • Ensured compliance with company travel/expense policy. Reviewed and coordinated the update of the travel/expense policy with top management. Reviewed, coded and processed expense reports on a weekly basis.
  • Processed two check runs per week for two entities and accurately paid via check and transmitted ACH files to financial institution.
  • Streamlined check run process to eliminate need for overtime and produced a check run procedure manual.
  • Completed month-end closing deadlines. Reviewed unposted accounts payable entries and made coding corrections as requested by G/L department.
  • Interviewed and screened Accounts Payable Specialist applicants.
  • Facilitated the coordinated and accurate reporting of 1099s to federal and state jurisdictions.
  • Regularly reviewed and reconciled Accounts Payable aging and outstanding checks.
  • Assisted Treasury Department as back-up for weekly cash borrowing base, daily cash reconditions and performed wire transfers.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting

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