Accounts Payable and Cash Flow Optimization Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17
Carthage, MO
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17

Leggett & Platt is seeking an Accounts Payable and Cash Flow Optimization Manager for its corporate office in Carthage, MO to lead a team of 17 individuals in efficiently processing invoices for accurate and timely disbursement.  In this position, you will be involved in working with over 100 of our North American operating locations, as well as the Procurement, Finance, Accounting and Tax groups to provide timely service, streamline processes and optimize cash flow.  You will also liaise with compliance personnel and internal and external auditors. 


Required knowledge base:

  • Invoice handling and payment processing, including:
    • Purchase order and non-PO information
    • Three-way matching and Evaluated Receipts Settlement (ERS)
    • Check, wire transfer, credit card and ACH payment methods
  • Familiarity with multiple currencies
  • Knowledge of government reporting, including 1099 processing
  • Understanding of the Procure to Pay and Record to Report cycles
  • Awareness of emerging trends in the industry, including working capital solutions
  • Experience with acquisitions, divestitures, and transition services agreements
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to learn new technical concepts quickly while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills
  • Continuous Improvement mindset



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other related disciplines
  • 5+ years of experience in related field
  • AP Manager certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics a plus
  • Continuous Improvement green or black beltpreferred.

Req Id 24021

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