accounts payable manager in boston

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job type
permanent
salary
US$ 100,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
boston, massachusetts
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 100,000 per year
reference number
S_662318
phone
617-227-2090
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job description

We are looking for a experienced Accounts Payable Manager for a top biotechnology company in the Boston area.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the effective operation of the Accounts Payable team, taking a ???hands-on??? approach when required.
  • Leads all areas of AP day-to-day process, as well as driving process change across the department and across the end-to-end process, through working and influencing cross functionally.
  • Leads / manages related accounting activities including analysis of prepaids, accruals, and other related accounts.
  • Manage the completion of the consolidated AP month end close process ensuring that all deadlines and cutoffs are adhered to. This includes completion of required journal entries, flux analysis and related balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of financial transactions in accordance with GAAP and company policies.
  • Collaborate with external audit staff for quarter-end reviews and year-end audit work.
  • Lead team in continuing efforts to accelerate the accounting close process, including AP and related accounting automation projects and process improvement initiatives.
  • Drives leadership from within the team for change recommendations and implementation methods or procedures to improve the efficiency of the function.
  • Help develop AP performance standard measurements, monthly tracking of key metrics, organizing a team for success, integrating collaborative and customer service oriented behaviors, and controlling efficient and effective AP practices.
  • Responsible for the tracking, review, and implementation of the Company???s credit card program.
  • Interact professionally, collaboratively but persistently, with management and other departments for invoice dispute resolution, obtaining approvals, voucher processing, and special projects.
  • Develops, maintains and ensures ongoing compliance with SOX 404 internal control documentation and testing.
  • Directs and supervises Form 1099 processing.


Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- SAP or equivalent ERP system and Concur experience.
- Experience with a high-volume accounts payable environment.
- Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills, team player and effective communicator.
- Able to work independently with little instruction in a highly organized manner.
- A proven track record of implementing process improvements and driving change in a growing organization - Advanced excel skills.
- Experience with paperless AP processing using work flow software.
- Innovative and able to thrive in a high paced environment and manage multiple priorities. - Adaptable to change.
- Proactive, responsive and timely problem solver.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo
- Respect for others and a desire to work as a team. We win together.
- You drive for results and set a high bar for yourself and others. You love what you do, and it shows
- A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Qualifications:   

 
Bachelor's degree in accounting and CPA preferred or equivalent experience. 

Evidence of exceptional ability.

8+ years of relevant work experience, including AP and manufacturing industry experience, Big 4 audit experience a plus.

Minimum 5 years of managerial experience.


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skills

- SAP or equivalent ERP system and Concur experience. - Experience with a high-volume accounts payable environment. - Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills, team player and effective communicator. - Able to work independently with little instruction in a highly organized manner. - A proven track record of implementing process improvements and driving change in a growing organization - Advanced excel skills. - Experience with paperless AP processing using work flow software. - Innovative and able to thrive in a high paced environment and manage multiple priorities. - Adaptable to change. - Proactive, responsive and timely problem solver. - Strong verbal and written communication skills - A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo - Respect for others and a desire to work as a team. We win together. - You drive for results and set a high bar for yourself and others. You love what you do, and it shows - A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

qualification

-Bachelor??s degree in accounting and CPA preferred or equivalent experience. ?? Evidence of exceptional ability. -8+ years of relevant work experience, including AP and manufacturing industry experience, Big 4 audit experience a plus. -Minimum 5 years of managerial experience.

responsibilities

-Ensure the effective operation of the Accounts Payable team, taking a ??hands-on?? approach when required. -Leads all areas of AP day-to-day process, as well as driving process change across the department and across the end-to-end process, through working and influencing cross functionally. -Leads / manages related accounting activities including analysis of prepaids, accruals, and other related accounts. -Manage the completion of the consolidated AP month end close process ensuring that all deadlines and cutoffs are adhered to. This includes completion of required journal entries, flux analysis and related balance sheet reconciliations. -Ensure timely and accurate recording of financial transactions in accordance with GAAP and company policies. -Collaborate with external audit staff for quarter-end reviews and year-end audit work. -Lead team in continuing efforts to accelerate the accounting close process, including AP and related accounting automation projects and process improvement initiatives. -Drives leadership from within the team for change recommendations and implementation methods or procedures to improve the efficiency of the function. -Help develop AP performance standard measurements, monthly tracking of key metrics, organizing a team for success, integrating collaborative and customer service oriented behaviors, and controlling efficient and effective AP practices. -Responsible for the tracking, review, and implementation of the Company??s credit card program. -Interact professionally, collaboratively but persistently, with management and other departments for invoice dispute resolution, obtaining approvals, voucher processing, and special projects. -Develops, maintains and ensures ongoing compliance with SOX 404 internal control documentation and testing. -Directs and supervises Form 1099 processing.

educational requirements

Bachelors