Accounts Payable Lead- Midtown $48k in Memphis, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

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Job Description

Vaco is seeking an Accounts Payable Team Lead for a direct hire opportunity in the midtown area of Memphis, TN

Specific Job Responsibilities:

* Direct the daily activities of the Accounts Payable team related to day-to-day supervision and training
* Provide leadership and direction to Accounts Payable team, ensuring they are knowledgeable of job requirements
* Engage with vendors and nexAir branches and employees and perform necessary research to identify and resolve short payments, past due invoices, pricing discrepancies, etc. in a professional and timely manner
* Ensure all required processing including coding and keying of vendor invoices is completed accurately and timely
* Analyze workflow problems and recommend measures for efficiencies and improvements
* Ability to retain and resolve confidential information pertaining to certain administrative Corporate expenses and capital expenditures
* Manages the resolution of escalated vendor payment term issues, ensuring compliance with Company policies
* Oversee timely and accurate processing of electronic, check and credit card payment runs
* Work closely with the Accounting team to monitor, research and resolve issues related to aged, outstanding vendor check and credit card payments, including reconciliation of amounts outstanding to the general ledger
* Process customer refunds and perform maintenance on void checks
* Assist with monthly financial close process, including communication with the Accounting team regarding necessary accruals
* Ensure that all vendor statements are reconciled on a monthly basis and issues are resolved in a timely manner in order to maximize vendor discounts or rebates
* Compile and analyze vendor information in order to accurately and timely complete annual Form 1099 filings
* Oversee Company's document management program ensuring that scanning is performed timely and quality checks are conducted routinely
* Work with the Accounting and Human Resources teams to administer the Company's expense reimbursement program
* Participate in meetings with the Manager, Accounts Payable and Account Services and other department leaders to identify best practices and cost and expense reduction opportunities
* Other projects as necessary


* Bachelor's Degree preferred
* Three to five years of progressive experience in Accounts Payable, preferably in a high-volume environment
* Supervisory experience preferred
* Accounts Payable Certification preferred
* Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles related to accounts payable and sales tax accounting
* Ability to develop an environment that fosters teamwork, positive energy and efficiency


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