Role Purpose Statement: Responsible for managing the accounts payable function for all NAM business units, as well as overseeing the day-to-day performance of the LGBS outsourcing partner.
Key Interfaces: (internal, external) Internal: Regional controllers, Customer Service Center (CSC) controllers, Business Unit Managers, General Managers, Finance and Accounting, Procurement, Program Management
External: Suppliers and Customers, LGBS, Internal and External Auditors
Manage relationship with and oversee the invoice processing performance of LGBS Mexico A/P team for LSG NAM companies as it pertains to the accounts payable functions; includes monitoring LGBS's performance according to established KPIs/SLAs.
Insuring all vendors are paid on a timely manner while optimizing working capital.
Coordinate with procurement team to maximize quick pay discounts from applicable vendors.
Establish Accounts Payable processes at the CSC's and ensure compliant execution.
Ensure the proper controls are designed and implemented to safeguard company assets.
Act as Subject Matter Expert for accounts payable inquiries and concerns.
Develop methods to improve efficiencies and minimize the overall Accounts Payable cost.
Coordinate the implementation of IT tools to improve efficiency, with IT and Procurement.
Guide the CSC materials personnel, with the combined effort of the supply chain management team, to insure efficient and well documented procedures are in place for processing invoices in a timely and accurate manner.
Plan, implement and control the cost and project budget in the area of responsibility; initiate and steer corrective actions in case of deviations
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Bachelor's degree required with an understanding of general accounting.
Strong background in managing outsourced vendors with a focus on SLA performance is preferred.
Experience in a supervisory role recommended.
Understanding of Forms1099 and 1042 reporting requirements; and state escheat rules.
Proficient in SAP-FI, SAP-MM, Excel, Word, and Access desired
Understanding of Accounts Payable systems and processes
Experience with external auditors
Self-directed, detailed oriented and hands-on individual with strong organizational and communication skills required
Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
Maintain accurate accounts payable records in SAP
Effectively document accounts payable processes.
Effectively manage an outsource partner with a focus on continuous increased efficiency and accuracy.
Ensure timely payment of payables, including taking advantage of quick pay discounts when beneficial to LSG.
Ensure integrity, accuracy, timeliness and completeness of reporting
Job Location Irving, Texas, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
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