Accounts Payable Manager

November 22, 2021
St. Louis, Mo
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  • Manage day-to-day functions of a fast-paced accounts payable department including customer and vendor relationships, weekly payment processing (check, ACH and Credit Card Payments), expense reporting processes, and reporting as assigned.
  • Oversee semi-monthly payments of independent contract pay.
  • Manage accounts payable functions related to the general ledger.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations governing payment to vendors including companies and consultants, including annual filing of form 1099-MISC.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of information into the system and subsequent payments.
  • Analyzes and resolves complex or difficult problems presented by subordinates or vendors.
  • Manage monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information; ensure accuracy of financial statements.
  • Create and implement changes to work assignments, methods, or procedures to meet operational needs, while developing, improving and maintaining systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency of the accounts payable system.
  • Review accounts payable documents prepared by subordinates for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to policy.
  • Train and evaluate employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product.
  • Assist with Mergers and Acquisitions implementation and other projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field preferred.
  • Seven or more years of accounts payable experience in a fast-paced, high volume setting
  • Three to five years of leadership experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, regulations, and procedures as they relate to purchasing and accounts payable.
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software.
  • Must possess solid understanding of the procurement to payment cycle.
  • Must have ERP Accounts Payable system experience, as well as 1099 filing experience.
  • Prior experience with Mergers and Acquisitions and project management and migration a plus.
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with accountants, clients, and upper management.
  • Good communication skills for communicating with support personnel and management.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good presentation skills for educating internal customers on accounting principles.
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