Manager, Accounts Payable (3420-574)

LSG Sky Chefs Inc Irving , TX 75061

Posted 1 week ago

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

Main Accountability

  • 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

Required Skills

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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Manager, Accounts Payable (3420-574)

LSG Sky Chefs Inc