Accounts Payable Supervisor


Agriculture Fishing and Forestry

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Ames, IA - (USA) 1103 Buckeye Avenue Suite 101 IA Ames , IA 50010



Job Description

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the Accounts Payable department to look after payment transactions and the financial commitments of our company. Should be able to maintain ledgers, oversee tax-related processes, maintain spreadsheets and database of valuable information, and uphold the company's policies and image with vendors and customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Manage and supervise the accounts payable department

* Oversee accounting functions such as maintaining the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and project accounting

* Ensures that systems, policies, and procedures adhere to company policies while functioning with accuracy and timeliness

* Ensures that the accounts payable and the company's financial obligations are met efficiently.

* Oversees all tax-related processes, like the 1099 tax forms

* Keep track of the company's financial expenditures, maintain a database and provide reports as and when requested by supervisors

* Oversee all payment transactions such as ACH, wires, paper checks and so on

* Will be in charge of data entry, validation, and processing of various types of invoices like general overhead, subcontractor, and employee travel reimbursements

* Keeps track of the status of all transactions taking place within the company and external vendors and contractors

* Standardize procedures to generate efficiency in-house and create internal templates to be used by the company

* Be active on the customer service front and be quick and accurate with communication

* Ensure compliance with department policies, internal controls and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) regulations.

* Assist with internal and external financial statement audits

* Identify opportunities to enhance existing business processes in order to develop new analyses/reports to facilitate operational and financial planning and decision making

* Develop processes and business partner relationships with internal and external groups that will improve the flow of financial information within the company

* Keep current with updates to the industry and regulatory environments

* Liaise with financial system software administrators and provide system support to end users

* Special projects as needed and other duties as assigned

Education and Qualifications:

* Minimum of bachelor's degree in accounting or business.

* Minimum five or more years related business experience required; ten or more years preferred.

* Supervisory experience required.

* Experience with Microsoft Dynamics D365 accounting system preferred.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel experience required.

* Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) required.

* Must be detail-oriented, strong analytical skills, highly motivated and team-oriented individual.

* Flexible to work extra hours during peak periods.

* Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required.

* Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth-oriented environment.