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The Shippers Group Accounts Payable Manager in Hutchins, Texas

Job Descriptions:

Company background

The Shippers Group, a leading national Third Party Warehousing Provider, is focused on continuous improvement and keeping pace with dynamic supply chains to optimize our customer’s bottom line and deliver exceptional products to consumers. . We rely on our heritage ingrained with the values of integrity and hard work as a family owned company to move The Shippers Group to be an even more proficient supply chain partner. This position will report to the Controller at the Hutchins, Texas location

Job Purpose

The experienced Accounts Payable Manager will report to the Controller at the Corporate office located in Hutchins, TX.

Job Summary:

  • Manage all aspects of Accounts Payable such as transactional invoice processing, disbursements, etc.

  • Lead and manage all activities related to the transactional processing team.

  • Partner with vendors and internal customers to help improve process and interpret meaningful information for decision-making.

  • Point person for vendor communication regarding outstanding invoices, payment method updates and any other correspondence with active vendors.

  • Manage the A/P e-mail inbox actively.

  • Route invoices to the appropriate person for approval and coding.

  • Maintain open invoices in accounts payable filing system.

  • Review and process check requests.

  • Review and process expense reimbursement reports.

  • Research and/or pull invoices when requested by Accounting.

  • Ensure annual 1099’s are generated and IRS filing is done timely.

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and support both Internal and External audits.

  • Review and reconcile invoices to vendor statements to ensure correct and timely payment.

Required Experience:

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience with Sage 100 is a plus

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel (proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with high attention to detail required

  • Strong 10-Key

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment

  • Experience with Financial close process

  • Ability to work with all levels to identify and fix problems

  • Experience with a large company that has multi-location setting.

  • Experience with Statutory reporting requirements for Accounts Payable

  • Strong leadership, communication (written and verbal) and influencing skills

  • Experience in warehouse/manufacturing environment a plus

  • Excellent written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • Expertise knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and discretion when handling sensitive information.

Education and Experience:

  • 4 years+ Accounts Payable experience

  • Bachelors degree preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • General office environment with standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping and reaching. List not all inclusive of environment. Some warehouse visits will be required which is not climate controlled.

Keyword: Accounts Payable Manager

From: The Shippers Group