Account Payable Manager

Aquent Boston , MA 02298

Posted 5 months ago

Position- Account Payable Manager

Location- Boylston Street, Boston

Benefits- Outstanding benefits including free use of our beach houses in Hawaii and Florida

Accounts Payable Manager

Aquent LLC is the global leader in marketing staffing and recruiting, agency services, and technology for 30 years. Privately held, Aquent, LLC operates 2 brands (Aquent and Vitamin T) spanning 7 countries and 40 plus cities. We are looking for an experienced and result-driven Accounts Payable Manager to join our team!

Duties and Responsibilities

Manage A ccounts Payable for a growing multi-national company, including management of the AP Team, the Vendor On-boarding system, and overall vendor relations

Maintain independence in all business dealings with vendors and other Company employees. Develop, monitor and ensure compliance with the Company's Expense Report policy

R esponsible for ensuring all electronic and check disbursemen ts, 1099 and tax-related payments are processed on a timely basis .

Develop, implement , enhance and optimize the Company's AP systems, functions, procedures and policies, to ensure adherence to C ompany guidelines and "best practices" for AP Teams.

Manage monthly closing of Accounts Payable system and posting of month end information to GL and ensure the accuracy of AP data recorded in our financial sy s tems

Provide outstanding customer service assistance to all managers, staff and Talent ; respond to AP and expense report questions/concerns to meet business needs in a professional and timely manner .

Act as a liaison between the C ompany 's AP Team and external parties , including lenders, suppliers, outside accountants, and government al agencies and external accountants in order to meet AP related information requests and to ensure that proper AP information is maintained for historical purposes in accordance with Company guidelines .

Select and hire employees for the AP Team , when necessary. Train and evaluate AP employees to enhance their performance, developm ent, and work product. Address any performance issues timely and professionally and make recommendations for any Staff actions. Motivate and reward AP Team members including the recommendation of salary increases, bonuses and promotion s within allocated budgets and C ompany guidelines.

Prepare and recommend AP operating and staff budgets for approval.

Monitor Company-wide spending for adherence to budget, recommend actions to correct budget variances , as necessary.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field preferred

Ten or more years of progressing Accounts Payable experience in a large multi-national company

Three or more years of leadership experience included

Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software

Must have large ERP AP system experience, specifically Concur, as well as 1099 filing experience

Strong computer and business solutions software skills

Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with vendors, staff, and senior management

Good communication skills for communicating

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Good presentation skills for educating internal clients on accounts payable and expense report principles and guidelines

Good planning and organizational skills to support continuous improvement supporting the organization

A strong leader and role model capable of initiating and implementing changes and best practices in the organization with a strong commitment to ethical behavior

Why Work for Aquent:

  • The entrepreneurial spirit of the organization will allow you to drive and build while being passionate about what you create

  • Individualistic approach. Aquent encourages adding a personal touch to your work. We don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach

  • You will work with, for and manage brilliant people, the exposure to new ideas and the daily dialog will keep you engaged and inspired

  • Industry reputation. We're the world's largest Creative staffing firm.

  • Work/life balance. We say it, we mean it.

  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision, and dental benefits, generous 401(k) plan, FSA, tuition reimbursement, paid sick/vacation time, and more.

  • Vacation when you need it. Unusually generous and flexible vacation offered; we believe in rewarding hard work as you achieve your goals!

  • Use of the company's Hawaii and Florida beach houses.

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


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