Accounting Manager - Accounts Payable

7Eleven   •  

Irving, TX

5 - 7 years

Posted 265 days ago

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Manage daily accounting and tasks related to Trade Accounts Payable transactions, payments, audits and exceptions. Support the Accounting Department in onbarding new vendors and managing ongoing processing of vendor payments and exceptions.


General accounting responsibilities

  • Reports to Director to ensure all Accounts Payable procedures and controls are being metManages and directs daily staff activities and facilitates training
  • Reconciles and prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting as needed
  • Develops and monitor key performance indicator for team
  • Manage the Set Up and Maintainentance of Vendor Accounts
  • Corresponds with Vendors and respond to inquiries
  • Resolves discrepancies and make necessary adjustments
  • Prioritizes payments based on terms in accordance with company policies and procedures

Manage Accounts Payable Payments

  • Research, analyze and resolves complex vendor and payment issues
  • Ensures vendor payments are made timely and accurately to maximize discount and incentives and follow company and SOX controls, policies and procedures
  • Ensures processing of approved payments based on terms in compliance with controls

Accounts Payable Process Liason

  • Serves as a liason providing guidance regarding compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Coordinates between various cross-funcitonal groups to ensure Accounts Payable processes are followed and completed timely
  • Collaborates with team and cross-functional stakeholders on projects (e.g. Retail, Foodservice, Supplies) providing advanced ad-hoc and issue resolution support

Team Management

  • Continuously monitors business processes to identify process improvements to facilitate effective and efficient services and advance automation of manual processes
  • Establish controls around process documentation and expectations for the Accounts Payable team and oversee the assignment of responsibilities and establishment for cross-training of backups and periodic review and update of process documentation
  • Manages Supervisers and staff as it relates to all projects or related work, establishes performance requirements, clarifies responsibilities of those supervised, conducts performance appraisals and plans for individual employee development


  • Directs the preparation of external audit requests as assigned. Manages all communications with the auditors for areas of responsibility
  • Keeps supervisor informed of important developments, potential problems and related information necessary for effective management. Coordinates and communicates plans and activities with others, as appropriate to ensure a coordinated work effort and team approach


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Finance or Accounting
  • Certified Public Account (CPA) designation required

  • Experience: Have a minimum 5 years accounting experience in the following areas:

    • PDI Accounts Payable experience preferred or comparable ERP Accounts Payable (i.e. SAP, Oracle, JDE)
    • Convenience store industry knowledge preferred, or comparable Retail Operations
    • Prior management experiencerequired
    • Broad exposure to reconciliation and reporting software (i.e. Microsoft Office, ReconNet, AssureNet, PDI Focal Point, BusinesObjects, PowerPivot, Sequel)
  • Must be able to travel on a regular basis and/or as required
  • Skill Sets
    • Ten key proficiency
    • Accounting software skills
    • Strong understanding of accounting procedures
    • Computer skills with emphasis on accounting software
    • Effective oral and written communication skills are required
    • Understanding of the financial aspects of the retail business
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Decision-making skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Analytical problem solving and management skills