AP/AR Manager

8 - 10 years experience  •  Retail / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Tewksbury, MA
8 - 10 years experience
Retail / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

Our Accounting team at WellPet is made up of professionals who understand the difference our products make in the lives of pets. We are currently seeking an AP/AR Manager to join our team. This position is based in our Tewksbury office. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the AP/AR Manager is a hand on role, responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of the accounts payable and accounts receivable departments, ensuring proper record keeping, developing best practices and procedures, and ensuring an accurate and timely month-end close. This position supervises the accounts payable and accounts receivable staff and will have contact with senior level executives and other departments.

 

 

Position Description

Full Cycle A/P responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Supervises the Accounts Payable team, providing developmental leadership to the A/P staff on a daily basis to enhance the group’s performance and outcomes
  • Ensures accuracy of Accounts Payable vouchers for coding
  • Owns the 1099 process
  • Manages the weekly check runs
  • Proposes improvements to the AP process and system
  • Audits all invoices for accuracy and completeness
  • Ensures all vendors are paid per contractual terms and that inquiries and payment issues are responded to in a timely manner
  • Provides problem and invoice resolution assistance to vendors and internal business partners
  • Performs expense variance analysis
  • Prepares balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintains new supplier set up process and appropriate forms
  • Maintains employee approval limit matrix
  • Owns corporate credit card relationship and day to day functions

 

Full Cycle A/R responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Supervises the Accounts Receivable team, providing developmental leadership to the A/R staff on a daily basis to enhance the group’s performance and outcomes
  • Close management and support of the customer deduction process
  • Ensures timely collection of customer payments
  • Ensures timely and accurate invoicing
  • Manages cash application and reconciliation process
  • Monitors credit limits and ensures appropriate credit limits
  • Owns relationship with credit insurance provider
  • Maintains new customer set up process and appropriate forms

 

Other Key Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Assists with annual Big 4 audit
  • Ensures AP/AR meet all month end close deadlines
  • Adheres to internal control policies and ensure that proper documentation and support is maintained for all accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions
  • Performs ad hoc special projects/requests as needed

 

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience, experience in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • Minimum of 3+ plus years of related management experience
  • Strong computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office Suite, including pivot tables and vlookups
  • High attention to detail
  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical and process improvement skills
  • Ability to multi-task, as well as prioritize and adhere to tight deadline
  • Work ethic that exudes integrity, accountability, and professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
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