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Accounts Payable Manager in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Atlanta, GA
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    At least 8 year(s)
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Job Description

Updated 3-3-19

Our client, a fast-growing, multi-location, physician's practice located in Midtown is seeking an Accounts Payable Manager. We're searching for one that has a strong accounting foundation, process improvement skills, is systems savvy and has a history of creating efficiencies. The payoff includes a competitive salary of $80K+ and experience in an industry that's virtually guaranteed to continue growing. Central location, growth as the company grows and the ability to create your own A/P success story are just some of the positives on this role.

Job Duties/Knowledge

  • Manages the department to ensure the proper and timely processing of recurring invoices, regular invoices, expense reports, and requests for payment.
  • Directs the work of department staff. Allocates assignments and tasks that are fair and reasonable and based on the staff members' abilities.
  • Selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates all assigned staff.
  • Develop and implement organization guidelines for A/P. Communicates and provides guidance on A/P policies and procedures in addition to company policies and procedures. Develop or update training materials.
  • Modifies or adjusts A/P procedural changes as need arises. Improve existing processes; automate to create efficiencies and instill a culture of process improvement.
  • Approves documents for payment based on established guidelines and under the direction of the Director of AP
  • Responds to calls and other inquiries from agencies and vendors regarding outstanding balances or accounts and works to resolve issues or disparities as they arise.
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate, complete and timely filing of taxes, reports, closed payables, and open payables.
  • Prepares month-end closing reports, quarterly reports, and other statistical reports timely and as needed.
  • Maintains a strong knowledge of the A/P software to include the systems' functions, capabilities, and limitations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience
  • Eight (8) years of related experience required
  • Strong computer and software skills. Ability to adapt to new ERP systems and programs required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid Accounting foundation, understands the underlying debits and credits; ability to code to GL
  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience working in a high growth, fast growing company needed for this role
  • Experience working in a multi-location environment (coding, obtaining approvals from remote locations)
  • Demonstrated interest in automation, process improvement and the creation of efficiencies to increase productivity; prior usage of an electronic A/P workflow system