We have partnered with a Coppell TX client to find an AP Director for a full time position paying up to $125k plus bonus.
The position is responsible for being a member of the leadership team that drives the strategic and tactical direction in Accounts Payable. This position includes supervision of Managers and reports to the VP Controller.
What You Will Be Doing:
Provide leadership and vision to the department by developing both short and long term business planning that aligns with Company goals.
Effectively manage labor cost to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Understand and optimize available information by monitoring productivity, evaluating existing processes, identifying opportunities for process remediation, and implementing best practice for operational performance improvement initiatives.
Provide management with accurate and timely information to influence and support strategic and tactical decision making at all levels.
Anticipate and respond to partners needs in a manner that provides added value and generates significant value.
Assist in the preparation of various financial activities including data gathering, trending, modeling, planning and reporting as assigned.
Vendor administration and co-ordination.
Manage and report on DPO including suggesting and implementing processes to improve DPO.
Create, track, report and mange on all Payables KPI’s, including resolution of any pending/recurring issues.
Fully support Financial close including responding in a timely manner on any queries related to financial close.
Ensure all vouchers are accounted in the same month, minimize and eliminate any out of period expenses.
Proactively coordinate with vendors/partners to ensure timely receipt of vendor invoices and accrue for any expenses for service rendered/materials received for which invoices have not been received, including accruing for stub periods.
Ensure all statutory, group reporting and management reporting is done accurately and within deadlines.
Partner with SOX to ensure full compliance with internal, external, legal and regulatory standards and requirements. Ensure effective control procedures are in place and fully functioning to preclude improprieties from occurring.
Ensure that all projects and initiatives are consistent with the organization’s established policies and objectives. Submit proposal for approval, along with a project plan and budget.
Ensure compliance with company policies and support both Internal and External audits.
Any other special projects that are assigned.
The Ideal Candidate:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum of 5 years of accounting and payables management experience
Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a staff
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Minimum of 5 year experience working with PeopleSoft, Oracle Financials or other large standard Financial packages
Minimum of 5 year experience working with auditors and SOX compliance
Extensive knowledge of the payable management process, including T&E
Excellent organizational and analytical skills with high attention to detail required
Strong leadership, communication (written and verbal) and influencing skills
Training and development skills in the area of purchasing and accounts payable process
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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