Accounts Payable Manager

Scottsdale , AZ Permanent $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 / Annual



The Accounts Payable Manager will support global operations in North America, Asia, and Europe for a fast-growing global manufacturing and retail company. The successful candidate should have a strong background in accounts payable and their impact on cash flow.

Responsible for all aspects of AP and has a working knowledge of the end-to-end purchase to pay cycle and its processes.
Must provide leadership to the day-to-day operations of the AP accounting department.

Mentors and manages a team of 3 AP specialists, which includes measuring and reporting on the team’s performance against KPIs

Identifies tangible process improvements and works closely with management to execute new designs, with an understanding of effective internal controls

Processes 3-way match invoices, voids, and stop payments, as-needed to support the team

Reviews outgoing wire payments, check and ACH for various transactions including property acquisitions, development, construction, and overhead costs, with appropriate coding

Performs month-end procedures including accruals, AP subledger to ledger reconciliation, open purchase order analysis, and monthly payment calendar reconciliation

Prepare and maintain vendor files (W9s, W-8BENS, banking information) and validate year-end reporting (1099’s). Assist with additional areas of accounting and ad hoc requests such as managing the collection of outstanding receivables and communication with customers regarding payment status


Experience and Education Required:
BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting

5+ years’ progressive Accounts Payable experience with 3+ years in management.

Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cash flow principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Advanced experience working in Microsoft tools (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint) and business intelligence software (i.e., Tableau)

Must have substantial ERP AP system experience, as well as 1099 filing experience.

Strong cost accounting

Experience with automated accounting systems


About Criterion Executive Search, Inc.

For 41 years Criterion Executive Search has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading executive staffing and recruiting firms. As one of Tampa, FL first recruiting & staffing agencies we have been privileged to work with leading companies throughout the state of Florida. Those same strategic partnerships have allowed us to perfect our personalized, life-cycle approach to placing the ideal candidates with their ideal companies.

Our innovative individualized placement strategies allow us to match Finance & Accounting professionals with companies throughout the country, and beyond. Each of our job placement specialists has a minimum of two years in the recruiting industry and an average of nearly 15 years of experience. Each recruiter has their own, personal, and direct experiences within their specialization.

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Job Id Number : 9331
Staffing Industry : Finance & Accounting
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