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AP Lead-Greater Durham NC in Durham, NC at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 4/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/17/2019
  • Job ID:
    354440

Job Description



BASIC FUNCTION
  • At the direction of AP Management, perform the daily payment disbursement activities for Accounts Payable for all US and Canada entities.
  • Assist management in the maintenance and reconciliation of the Accounts Payable systems.
  • Coordinate efforts between Shared Services, Bank Contacts and IM to insure accurate data flow leading to the timely and accurate recording of expenses and disbursement of cash.
  • Maintain cash controls for Accounts Payable.
  • Collaborate with Management and IM to test and install system maintenance and upgrades.
  • Perform audit and reconciliation activities for Accounts Payable for US and Canada.
  • General training of new and existing staff on systems and changes in departmental procedures.
  • Assist in developing new approaches Accounts Payable systems and procedures.
  • Timely and accurate completion of all necessary projects and assignments as directed by management.


MAJOR DUTIES

Accounts Payable
  • At the direction of AP Management, perform the weekly payment disbursement activities for Accounts Payable for all US and Canada entities.
  • Timely recording and reconciliation of payment maintenance to include processing stop payments, voids and recording all payments issued by wire transfer/ACH.
  • Daily reporting of all disbursements to US Treasury and AP Management.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly wire transfer/ACH payments in USD and foreign currency. Enter foreign currency payments into Treasury's Netting System. Convert to USD after payment and record in the Accounts Payable System.
  • Import/export files to/from bank to maintain accurate payment statuses on all payments issued. Research and correct exceptions.
  • Maintain recurring payment file to insure timely and accurate payment on each account.
  • Assist with 1099 preparation and recording.
  • Initiate month end closing process. Balance and reconcile activity. Collaborate with Shared Services to complete closing.
  • Participate in testing maintenance and upgrades to the Accounts Payable systems and other systems which feed to/from Accounts Payable.
  • Work with internal departments and suppliers in response to queries.
  • Insure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley procedures


  • KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
    • 3+ years of experience
    • Must be familiar with and able to operate within a Windows based PC environment.
    • Proficient user of Excel & Word.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Able to prioritize and adapt to changing requirements.
    • Knowledgeable of disbursement systems (SAP) and disbursement processes.
    • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must be able to gather and analyze data and provide recommendations and suggestions for positive/proactive changes.
    • Work independently and adhere to schedules.
    • Possess leadership skills
    • 2 Yr. Associates Degree in Business Administration or Accounting.



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