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Senior Accounts Payable Associate in Nashville at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    TP - Sr. Acct. Pay

Job Description

We're seeking a Senior Accounts Payable associate who will be responsible for up to 2 direct reports. The position will partner with members of the finance team including, Tax, General Accounting, Treasury and Operations. In addition, key constituents will include, Legal, Compensation, Operations, Fund Administration and Information Technology. This position will play an integral role in ensuring that our controls surrounding vendor payments are in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Job Description:
  • Ensure that Accounts Payable transactions are processed timely and in accordance with the firm's policies and procedures and meeting statutory requirements
  • Handle all aspects of 1099 reporting
  • Understand and communicate Accounts Payable policies and procedures to all levels of the firm, ensuring compliance with company standards
  • Train and evaluate direct reports enhance performance, development and work product
  • Respond to vendor and employee inquiries
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives and special projects
  • Respond to requests for data and supporting documents for other business units and for interim reviews and annual audits
  • Responsible for maintenance of the vendor master file
  • Participate in or lead special projects

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Associate's degree, ideally in Accounting preferred but not required
  • Must have large ERP Account Payable system knowledge, as well as 1099 understanding
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial processes
  • Ability to lead and develop the skills of up to 2 direct reports
  • Well-organized with the ability to prioritize and willingness to learn new skills
  • Proficient personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, collaborative by nature
  • Attention to detail and problem solving ability
  • Strong client focus with the ability to respond timely

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Infor SmartStream and Extensity systems / Ariba