Accounts Payable Manager


Job Data:
Job Title: Accounts Payable Manager
Department: Accounting
Location: Chicago


Essential Functions:
  • Manages and supervises the accounts payable department and staff in the organization.
  • Ensures that the accounts payable and the company’s financial obligations are met efficiently.
  • Oversees all tax-related processes such as 1099 tax information.
  • Keeps track of the company’s financial expenditures, maintain database and provide reports as and when requested by supervisors.
  • Oversees all payment transactions such as ACH, wires, paper checks.
  • Reviews and processes invoices.
  • Corresponds with vendors and respond to inquiries.
  • Reconciles vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies.
  • Assist in month end closing (book accrual for not received bills).
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues with Cost Assurance team.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.
Required Knowledge and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in some or all of the fo

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel, Great Plains experience is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of AP management experience (Telecom experience preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with employees, superiors, and vendors.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements.