Manager, Accounts Payable

  • 5-7 Year
  • Winnipeg
  •   Posted On: June 13, 2018
  •   Skills:  Account Reconciliation, Accounting, Business Administration, Interpersonal

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

Position Description

Our Finance headquarters are located in Winnipeg, Canada where the accounting function is performed centrally for our facilities in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Generating over $3.0 billion in sales, the successful candidate will be exposed to accounting and operations on a global scale and build the unique knowledge and expertise of one of the world’s largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers.

Managing a team of approximately 10 Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable Administrators, the Manager, Accounts Payable reports directly to the Director, Treasury and is responsible for;

• Managing the Centralized Accounts Payable function including vendor relations & cash applications;

• Leading the AP team including hiring, coaching, mentoring & performance management;

• Overseeing the payment disbursement process for multiple entities & 2 ERP systems;

• Performing AP aging analysis to provide Treasury with cash requirements;

• Supervising the Corporate Credit card program & Concur Expense reporting tool;

• Completing US 1099 forms and other tax-related filings;

• Ensuring payments adhere to Company guidelines and policies;

• Championing Continuous Improvement initiatives across the AP function to strengthen controls and improve efficiency & productivity;

• Performing month-end activities as it relates to GL account & Cash reconciliation.

Position Requirements

• University degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field;

• 5 years of relevant work experience, minimum 2 years of supervisory experience;

• Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles;

• Strong interpersonal & communication skills for interacting within a diverse group of people at all levels;

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

• Good planning and organizational skills to prioritize and balance workload;

• Ability to handle changing circumstances and reprioritize when necessary;

• Demonstrated ability to identify & implement process improvements;

• Attention to detail, accuracy and follow through.

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