Accounts Payable Supervisor/Manager

Posted 1 month ago by Robert Half
Jersey City, NJ
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

Description Date: September 2022

Job Title: Accounts Payable Manager (Vendor Maintenance)

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

• Review and approve new vendor setups and vendor record changes

• Oversee the day-to-day activities of the Vendor Maintenance Team (5 staff)

• Work with the vendor maintenance team, agencies, and offshore team to resolve vendor setup and vendor change documentation issues and other related issues; handle matters requiring escalation

• Perform telephone verification with new/existing vendors to confirm relevant banking and other information

• Assist Accounts Payable payment team in resolving payment issues as needed

• Ensure internal controls are adhered to and established processes are properly followed

• Assist with 1099’s, validating vendor record info and correcting as needed

• Provide support for internal and external audits

Additional Responsibilities

• Ad-hoc projects involving extraction of data from the ERP system and presenting it in an understandable format

• Timely responsiveness to emails / queries from the local agency and the internal team


• Minimum Associate degree in a business field

• Accounts Payable certification a plus

• Previous accounts payable experience preferred

• Work experience in media or advertising / large company a plus

• Experience in a shared service center environment a plus


• Attention to detail, thoroughness, organization

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

• Investigative by nature, recognizing the potential for fraud exists when setting up and changing vendor records

• High level of professionalism and good social skills

• Exhibit excellent customer service while conveying firmness in adhering to established processes

Computer Skills:

• Required: Microsoft Office with Excel knowledge, in a PC environment

• Preferable: Knowledgeable of an ERP system such as Microsoft AX, SAP or PeopleSoft Requirements Vendor Management, MS Dynamics AX, SAP, PeopleSoft, Accounts Payable (AP)

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