SUMMARY: The Accounting Manager reports to the US Commercial Controller or other Finance Department role as deemed appropriate, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Accounts Payables. This includes processing and monitoring vendor payments and expenditures and expense reporting as well as managing a team of A/P specialists, working with other departments, and interfacing with vendors, domestic and international. The Accounting Manager will be charged with establishing and maintaining policies, procedures, and controls to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting in accordance with GAAP. The Accounting Manager will interact with senior management, external auditors, consultants and third parties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Balance AP team workload, enforce appropriate approval levels and issue payment approvals as necessary.
Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
Process 3 way P.O. matching invoices,
Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
Process check requests
Audit and process credit card bills
Respond to all vendor inquiries
Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
Assist in month end closing
Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
Participate and manage all aspects of the accounts payable processes as follows:
Assist Management with special projects as needed
Prepare/oversee monthly accruals
Maintain updated vendor files
Independently resolve vendor issues
Oversee various compliance reporting requirements including regulatory reporting related to Health Care Professionals and escheatment
Oversee processing of travel and entertainment expenses ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other related business area.
Minimum five years’ financial and/or cost experience.
Must have experience managing process changes.
Demonstrated strong account and analytical/problem solving skills.
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage projects that are complex in nature where professional judgment is required in solving problems and making recommendations.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Extensive experience in accounts payables
Experienced with general accounting procedures
5+ years accounts payable and general accounting experience
Preference for AP experience in SAP
Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel.
SAP experience strongly preferred.
Microsoft Access experience strongly preferred.
Strong working knowledge of accounting applications.
Experience generating financial reports with automated accounting systems.
Bioventus - 21 months ago