Accounts Payable Lead

Irvine, California 92614

Post Date: 04/30/2018 Job ID: 1874 Job Titles: ACCT OPS - Accounts Payable Manager Pay Rate: 25.00

Rapidly growing consumer products company in the Irvine area is looking for an Accounts Payable Lead who will be responsible for supporting the A/P Manager and compiling, recording, verifying, and maintaining data and payments to accounts payable records and reviewing the work of junior staff members.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Inputting invoices into the general ledger accounting system, including posting to proper business unit, department and account codes in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Establishing good relationships across departments and business units to obtain proper approvals for invoices.
  • Ensuring that all approved invoices are prioritized and paid in accordance with cash discount potential and payment terms.
  • Understanding vendors used by the Company, related agreements and payment terms to support accrued expense
  • Allocating certain bills to different business units, departments and subsidiaries.
  • Ensuring only approved vendors are established in the general ledger accounting system.
  • Processing Electronic Funds Transfer requests, Check requests, and wire transfer requests. (not sure if the new people will process payments)
  • Matching invoices to payment requests, obtaining all signatures and approvals for payments and distributing accordingly.
  • Reconciling vendor statements; researching and correcting discrepancies; responding to vendor inquiries.
  • Maintaining files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with Company policy and accepted accounting practices.
  • Developing/maintaining payable aging reports and files on vendor account balances; reconciling monthly.
  • Employee expense report auditing against the Company’ s established policies.
  • Performing monthly and quarterly expense variance analysis.
  • Interfacing with management in various departments, including engineering, sales, operations, technology and legal

Qualifications:
  • A.S or B.S. in Accounting
  • 2-4 years of experience in accounts payable or general accounting functions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication
  • Pride in accuracy and attention to detail
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications; primarily Excel.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment
  • Familiarity with handling intercompany transactions and reconciliations
  • Experience with international transactions and foreign exchange a plus
  • Great follow up skills, ability to take initiative and think out of the box
  • Team Player
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Exposure and experience in Sarbanes Oxley a plus

 

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