AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Accounts Payable Director

US-OH-Cleveland
Requisition ID
2017-5807
Category
Finance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Will be overseeing the Accounts Payable Team.  Looking for someone who has managed large volume, as well as taken a department through automation.  Manages the day-to-day operations of the Accounts Payable function, ensuring proper record keeping, developing best practices and procedures, ensuring accurate and timely month-end close of accounts payable transactions and reports. Coordinates workflow, invoice processing, vendor payment and system data maintenance. Someone who has taken a Department from paper to paperless. 

Responsibilities

Support to Internal/External Customers

  • Collaborate with associates across various departments within the organization to resolve issues related to AP Operations.
  • Communicate in a professional manner with internal and external customers.

 

Reporting

  • Ensure completion of all necessary reporting requirements related to accounts payable.
  • Prepare miscellaneous routine and non-routine reports and analysis.
  • Collaborate with Business Intelligence team members to create or assist in the development of reports to analyze accounts payable issues.

 

Initiate and Implement Process Improvements

  • Ensure complete and up to date documentation for ap practices and procedures. Make recommendations for improvements.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement, recommend appropriate solutions and support/implement improvements.

 

Leadership, Coaching & Mentoring

  • Communicate priorities, objectives, and goals to Team.   
  • Provide regular status reporting regarding team initiatives and daily activities to the Director.
  • Continual development of team members through coaching and other development methods.
  • Facilitate problem solving and collaboration within team.
  • Intervene when necessary to aid the team in resolving issues.
  • Complete performance evaluations for team and recommend merit adjustments.
  • Propose appropriate actions, such as promotions, counseling and termination. 
  • Interview potential candidates and make recommendations on individual hires.

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field; in lieu of degree must have 6 years progressively responsible experience, 3 of which must include full cycle accounts payable experience in a fast-paced automated environment.
  • Three years progressively responsible professional full cycle accounts payable experience in a fast-pace automated environment.
  • Previous experience with large ERP accounts payable systems as well as 1099 filing experience.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and experience with automated accounts payable systems.
  • Must possess critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task.
  • Exceptional customer service/relations skills along with the ability to comfortably interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong planning and organization skills to balance and prioritize work.
  • 5+ years of Management experience.

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