Accounts Payable Lead

US-NC-Cary
Job ID
2017-2562
# Positions
1

Overview

The Accounts Payable Lead performs day-to-day Accounts Payable functions and is responsible for month-end accounts payable closing procedures. The Accounts Payable Lead serves as the point of contact for all accounts payable related inquiries. 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely payment of invoices, which includes the prompt entry of invoices; proper 3-way matching of invoices with purchase orders and receiving documents; coding of invoices to correct general ledger accounts; and resolving invoicing discrepancies.
  • Coordinates or performs weekly check-runs and bank wire transfers.  Ensures payment discounts are taken advantage of when beneficial to the Company.
  • Ensures the proper filing and storage of payment documentation and records.  Verify adequate documentation of purchases, which are subject to state use tax, is maintained in case of periodic audits by federal or state inspectors. 
  • Ensure new vendor documents are obtained prior to payment and coordinate the timely completion and filing of year-end 1099’s. 
  • Perform and/or coordinate month-end closing procedures for the accounts payable and accounts receivable areas. 
  • Perform monthly accounts payable reconciliations and un-invoiced receipt audits.  Work with appropriate personnel to clean up accounts.
  • Perform audits or monitor activity to ensure compliance with accounts payable policies and identify areas/situations that require corrective action.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Ply Gem business units and corporate offices to ensure a smooth transition from purchasing to payment.
  • Provide assistance to vendors, customers, accounts payable associates and Company personnel in matters relating to accounts payable processes.
  • Acts as first point of daily contact to the staff in areas of business concern/ development
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High school graduate/GED required. Some college or business school coursework preferred.

 

Experience

  • Three (+) years related Accounts Payable experience in a fast-paced and high-volume environment. 
  • Extensive experience with accounts payable, un-invoiced receipts, check processing, month end accounts payable closing and reconciliation, and month end accounts payable accruals.
  • JD Edwards software experience preferred – similar integrated software experience acceptable.

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent organization and communication skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of individuals throughout the organization.
  • Attention to detail and reliability in checking own work for accuracy.
  • Basic understanding of General Ledger activities, W-9 requirements, Sales and Use Tax laws, and other government reporting requirements.
  • Ability to ten-key with speed and a high level of accuracy.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

 

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