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Accounts Payable Manager in El Segundo, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

The Accounts Payable Manager directs and supervises disbursements, and oversees the day‐to‐day operations and management of the AP team. This critical role ensures AP team members are efficiently and accurately processing required disbursements to insure timely payments are made in accordance with internal control procedures.

Develop, implement, and maintain systems, procedures and policies pertaining to the accounts payable function to prevent fraudulent payments and ensure adherence to company guidelines, GAAP, and Sarbanes Oxley requirements. Internal guidelines include the verification of billing customers before processing payments.

  • Review and maintain accounts payable approvals.
  • Ensure expenses are entered with correct codes conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system in the appropriate period and communication for proper accrual.
  • Monitor payables aging and other KPI metrics, report to Management on overall status.
  • Process requests for new vendor setup in Great Plains, maintain W‐9s for vendors and manage the 1099 process.
  • Perform vendor review analysis to identify areas for possible spend savings and potential fraud.
  • Oversee and manage vendor disputes to resolution.
  • Ensure batch check runs, wire transfers, EFT, ACH transactions, and Payroll disbursements are executed on designated payment days and other times as requested.
  • Manage the update of the Daily Cash report for all outgoing cash transactions and oversee petty cash balances.
  • Coordinate closely with the T&E/Pcard administrator to ensure controls compliance and accurate, timely, integration of Concur transactions to Great Plains.


Associates degree in accounting or related area, or 5+ years in accounts payable or general accounting experience.

  • Prior experience managing a team of 3 or more.
  • Knowledge of Great Plains preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Additional duties, responsibilities and requirements as required for efficient and constructive functioning of the payroll and accounting department function
  • High degree of accuracy and confidentiality in processing all information.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Problem solving and strong attention to detail.