Manager, Accounts Job Description

Manager, Accounts Job Description

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Manager, accounts provides operational and technical accounting expertise to ensure compliance with GAAP, Company Policies, Health Care Reform rules, regulations and laws.

Manager, Accounts Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective manager, accounts job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included manager, accounts job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Documenting policies & processes and reviewing areas for efficiency opportunities
Developing, implementing and maintaining systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines
Ensure conformance with the purchase order policies and procedures and standard internal control practices
Manage all tasks in accordance with policies and procedures to ensure adherence to the unit’s financial and operating control environment including segregation of duties, dual control activities, documentation requirements, evidence of reviews and approvals, and protection of assets and negotiable instruments
Develops, implements and maintain systems, policies and procedures
Managing outsourcing vendor
Overseeing monthly Accounts Payable closing schedule
Weekly check runs for multiple companies
Communicating with vendors on a regular basis
Making timely payments to vendors and ensuring all cash discounts are captured and proper procedures are followed

Manager, Accounts Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Accounts

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, FS, CP, MBA, PMP, LC, SOX, APM, CPC, CFA

Education for Manager, Accounts

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager, accounts job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Marketing, Management, MBA, Engineering, Communication

Skills for Manager, Accounts

Desired skills for manager, accounts include:

Regulations
Accounting concepts
Policies
SAP
Applicable rules
Guidelines that impact patient accounting
Insurance company practices regarding reimbursement
Laws
MS Office Products
Processes

Desired experience for manager, accounts includes:

Working with vendors to obtain favorable terms and rebates
Ensuring vendor statement balances are current
Leading initiatives, including electronic invoicing and efficient vendor invoicing practices
Communicating and following up with other departments and vendors to resolve discrepancies for processing
Yearly 1099 processing
Supervising Accounts Payable staff with running all accounts payables reports, spreadsheets and corporate accounts payables files

Manager, Accounts Examples

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Manager, Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, accounts. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, accounts
  • Manage reasonible sized team of people
  • Oversee and lead AP, AR, Expenses, Cash departments
  • Accurate preparation of payment runs
  • Manage Accounts Payable staff and allocate workload to ensure efficiency of full cycle processing
  • Manage the day-to-day inquiries from both internal and external clients
  • Utilizing an image/workflow system and a general ledger accounts payable module to review and audit expense reports and invoices ensuring the accuracy of account assignment, entity allocation, and appropriateness of associated documentation
  • Approving vendor set-ups to ensure data accuracy, timeliness of remittances and protection of company assets
  • Review data entry/scanning performed by Accounts Payable Associates on a daily basis and review selected payment items
  • Ensure timely payment for expense reports, leases and rents
  • Interact with departments of company to ensure proper flow of paperwork for invoices
Qualifications for manager, accounts
  • Takes ownership of issues, either finding a solution or seeking advice where necessary
  • Demonstrates that exceptional client service behaviour
  • Proactive in helping colleagues
  • Ability to manage and resolve issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to delegate
  • Good planning and organisational skills to balance and prioritise work
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Manager, Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of manager, accounts. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, accounts
  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of policies, procedures, goals and objectives to meet the Accounts Payable department mission
  • Oversee Accounts Payable team
  • Monitor AP performance
  • Manage company credit card programs
  • Process payment reporting
  • Verify payment vouchers for proper approval and review of invoices for completeness
  • Ensure all invoices and employee expenses are processed on a timely basis
  • Prepare and report monthly metrics around invoicing and expense reimbursement
  • Manage month-end closing of the accounts payable sub-ledger and assist with quarter-end expense accruals
  • Prepare and distribute annual form 1099s
Qualifications for manager, accounts
  • Strong people management experience including team management
  • Deadline driven & highly motivated
  • Degree qualified with an accounting qualification such as AAT or Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA
  • Experience in an Accounts Payable function
  • Ideally part-qualified accounting qualifications or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years experience preparing accounts to trial balance
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Manager, Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of manager, accounts. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager, accounts
  • Assist in other miscellaneous Accounting processes, procedures and reporting as needed administrative tasks that may be required from time to time
  • Lead a team responsible for the completion of accounts payable transactions and processes, travel and entertainment audits and provide leadership to the team in taking ownership and accountability for the resolution of complex issues and concerns at the first point of contact
  • Review, revise and/or develop processes and guidelines that are clear and help our staff be successful
  • Ensure compliance with all control objectives and corporate policies related to general accounting systems and activities
  • 2 Reportee under the position
  • Ensures the highest level of customer service from the entire AP team and collaboration throughout organization mentors AP Team members
  • Facilitate and monitor invoice processing for payment
  • Hire, develop, motivate, and train personnel, and provide a reservoir of professional talent
  • Approve payment of non-contract purchases up to pre-defined levels
  • Monitor Accounts Payable department performance measures and ensure performance meets or exceeds standards
Qualifications for manager, accounts
  • At least a Bachelor's Degree, Professional Degree in Finance/Accountancy or equivalent
  • Preferably candidates from hotel industry
  • Strong ability to manage fast-paced day-to-day tasks, step back to think creatively and contemplate the long-term vision
  • Knowledgeof Corporate framework of reporting & India GAAP
  • Exposureto various statutory and departmental audits
  • Exposureto group reporting of financial statements
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Manager, Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a manager, accounts. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, accounts
  • Responsible for all Letters Of Agreements (LOAs) for distribution services and leads the reviews with the legal department, to ensure accuracy
  • Responsible for ensuring that all distribution solutions agreements, services and related fees are maintained
  • Determines the right level of human resources required to carry out work
  • Lead the Accounts Payable team that is responsible for invoice processing, payments, corporate travel, and corporate credit cards
  • Assist the Accounting team with month-end accruals and account reconciliations
  • Set performance standards for accounts payable team and implement appropriate metrics to monitor compliance
  • Supervise and guide staff to incorporate the necessary knowledge, skills and capabilities to execute efficient and effective transaction processing
  • Ensure adequate cross-training and back-ups are in place for each staff member
  • Actively manage vendor escalations, including being extremely responsive to our internal business partners
  • Drive the quarterly open purchase order accrual process by interacting with budget owners and purchase order owners, and then recording the overall accrual needed, along with performing the account reconciliation
Qualifications for manager, accounts
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Medical Technology, a Life Science, or technical related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Ability to achieve goals through the assistance of others in the organization
  • Proven ability to successfully lead others
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in finance, business or accounting
  • Proficient with accounting and financial systems, preferably Syteline and JDE
  • Solid logic capability
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Manager, Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a manager, accounts. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager, accounts
  • Responsible for oversight of the accounts payable function, including developing policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with internal controls
  • Support A/P team with cross functional duties, special projects and accounting related issues
  • Responsible for A/P accounting flow from all A/P systems
  • Reconcile GR/IR accounts
  • Overall knowledge with A/P process for Ariba, Concur, Payments and posting of invoices
  • Assist with research on Account Reconciliations
  • Work closely with auditors on all internal and external requests
  • Prepare trainings to employees and outsource team for A/P Related items
  • Support all stakeholders with questions and answers concerning filed T&E reports and policy related issues
  • Work closely with our outsource team to ensure they are processing T&E’s in a timely and accurately
Qualifications for manager, accounts
  • Strong transactional system skills with proven track record of leading related process improvements
  • Confidence and good judgment, coupled with a positive energy & personality, to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment across all levels of management and geographies
  • Ability to work well with others, especially during times of change and stressful periods of transition
  • B.S degree in Accounting, or related field is preferred
  • 5 years Accounts Payable and 3 years direct management experience
  • Ability to use independence and judgment to recognize and resolve problems within policy and procedure

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