Senior Accounts Payable Job Description

Senior Accounts Payable Job Description

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Senior accounts payable provides extensive training to Hospital Managers on the use of Accounts Payable System (APS) and Accounts Payable Guidelines and Procedures.

Senior Accounts Payable Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Enter approved vouchers into the JDE Accounts Payable module
Responsible for Accounts Payable across the Asia Pacific entities
Providing mentorship and learning development to Accounts Payable Associates
Processing weekly accounts payable invoices into Costpoint to include multiple business units and detailed projects audit/edit invoices for accuracy
Main driver of escalation resolution within Accounts Payable Services (APS)
Manage a variety of Accounts Payable responsibilities including assisting the general accounting group with payment reconciliation follow-ups other inquiries from internal and external customers
Complete new vendor forms to set up and also amend accounts payable vendors on SAP
Deal with Accounts Payable queries as they arise in a timely manner
Provide accurate and effective documentation relative to the accounts payable function in accordance to record retention policies and laws
Review and approve expenses

Senior Accounts Payable Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Accounts Payable

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: UK, A/P, APM, APS, CAPP, PMI, EDI, AD, CPA, LEAN

Education for Senior Accounts Payable

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior accounts payable job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Associates, Education, Business/Administration, Economics, English, Accounting/Business, Technical

Skills for Senior Accounts Payable

Desired skills for senior accounts payable include:

Microsoft Excel
Accounts Payable practices
Applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures
Excel
General accounting procedures
Accounting principles
Accounts payable
Financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
Great Plains
Integrated ERP systems

Desired experience for senior accounts payable includes:

Able to work with high volume of transactions in a fast-paced environment
Degree in relevant field of study
Knowledge of cloud related ERPs systems a plus
Experience with PeopleSoft Payables and Expense Reporting version 9x
Experience with maintenance of vendor master data files
Review and code for multiple entities invoices, wires, and VPP payments

Senior Accounts Payable Examples

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Senior Accounts Payable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of senior accounts payable. 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 senior accounts payable
  • Process Accounts Payable data entry in NetSuite for vendor bills received from email and postal mail
  • BS + Full cycle Accounts Payable experience (or equivalent)
  • Process and review day-to-day entries of accounts payable invoices
  • Partner with the business to build/improve processes
  • Review, analyze, and respond to external/internal supplier inquiries
  • Drive change and manage projects
  • Processing high volume of AP invoices through OCR workflow tool
  • Resolving, researching and escalating invoice to PO variances for price, quantity and receiving
  • Monitoring and managing daily AP stats to ensure invoices are processed timely and prompt pay discounts are taken
  • Communicating, following up and researching with warehouse regarding shortages or quantity issues
Qualifications for senior accounts payable
  • Bachelor's or Associate's in accounting or related discipline
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, French and (preferably also) Spanish
  • Exposure to multi currency preferred but not essential
  • Fluent in English, proficient with written Japanese, Chinese and Korean
  • Reconciling merchandise invoices to receiving reports to ensure accuracy of price and quantity of inventory
  • Working closely with category, Supply Chain Managers and vendor contacts to investigate OIA, allowance issues or miscellaneous charges
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Senior Accounts Payable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior accounts payable. 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 senior accounts payable
  • Selects and hires employees for Accounts Payable
  • Responsible for most complex activities associated with general ledger, financial/operating reports, and/or budget
  • Performs complex duties related to preparation and analysis of financial information to record transactions, prepare financial reports, and review and verify accuracy
  • Compiles, consolidates, and conducts complex analysis of accounting and financial information
  • Conducts research and analysis on complex issues, and prepares strategic recommendations to management based on analysis
  • Makes appropriate journal entries to general ledger
  • Leads monthly and annual reconciliations and close activities for assigned accounts
  • Coaches less experienced Accountants
  • Ensure timely receipt and posting of all soft disbursement batches
  • Manage escrow accounts and record journal entries for escrow accounts
Qualifications for senior accounts payable
  • Working knowledge of Sales & Use Tax regulations
  • 5 plus years AP or general accounting experience
  • Minimum 1 year hands on experience in finance and accounting is a plus
  • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Assure the completeness and accuracy of coding and develop a process to oversee it
  • Customer service inquiries and issue resolution
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Senior Accounts Payable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior accounts payable. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior accounts payable
  • Direct Debit invoice entry
  • To provide cover for payment runs
  • To liaise with the team and Treasury over outstanding items on the bank statements
  • Provide Accountants with assistance when required
  • To support the AP Manager where needed
  • Support the purchasing organization with AP related questions
  • Support & guide the transactional AP Shared service team
  • Sort and distribute incoming invoices (in paper form)
  • From time to time, reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Cross train with the Accounts Receivable (AR) Department as required
Qualifications for senior accounts payable
  • Homebuilding or construction accounting experience using JD Edwards is a plus
  • General ledger and expense report (coding and monitoring) experience is a plus
  • Maintain a high degree of ethics and professionalism in regards to the financial responsibilities of the job
  • Be results-oriented, customer service driven, and possess great integrity
  • Must be strong in invoice processing, Vendor Master Setup, and 1099 reporting
  • Must be detail oriented, organized and experienced in preparing desk procedures
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Senior Accounts Payable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a senior accounts payable. 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 senior accounts payable
  • Generates the period reports for terminated employees/delegate, CC to closed WBS element reports
  • Backup for Disbursements tasks (check printing and proper disbursing, i
  • Develop and influence the strategy of Procure to Pay
  • Support the P2P manger and the Development Manager with the implementation of transformational activities
  • Drive standardisation of purchase to pay solutions across the SBU’s at category level aggregates, plant, services
  • Work with Suppliers and the AP Key Supplier Team to improve current processes for suppliers
  • Be able to influence and implement change across functions
  • Have a proven track record of running a large team with complex deliverables in a matrix organisation
  • Hold leadership skills of a high calibre
  • Have excellent eam working skills as the role is a key member of the leadership team of Accounting Services
Qualifications for senior accounts payable
  • Must be self-motivated and have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with AP Automation
  • Standard grade passes in Maths and English
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to research and resolve difficult exception AP related problems
  • Log check information on Cash Flow and Payment Distribution sheets
  • Process wires and ACH's weekly
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Senior Accounts Payable Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a senior accounts payable. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior accounts payable
  • Design, document and implement new accounts payable processes, where necessary
  • Coordinate communication of accounts payable policies and procedures to appropriate parties
  • Troubleshoot and research accounts payable issues and questions and identify and resolve root causes of issues
  • Perform quarterly feedback touch bases and annual performance reviews for accounts payable team
  • Manage any personnel issues within the Accounts Payable team
  • Ensure accounts payable department is staffed accordingly to meet the company needs
  • Must demonstrate flexibility to adjust output and goals as needs of the Company and Accounts Payable department evolve and shift
  • Exhibits customer-service mentality and takes personal responsibility for resolving customer service problems in a timely manner
  • Communicating with our internal affliates and external vendors to research, analyze, and resolve vendor inquiries and disputes regarding payments or outstanding invoices
  • Perform independent and complete research to determine accuracy of payments and respond to questions fully, completely and quickly
Qualifications for senior accounts payable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google and large ERPs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills excellent reading comprehension
  • Lifting and carrying 15 lbs
  • Graduate of any four year course, preferable Accounting
  • Keen to details and well-organized
  • With thorough knowledge in Oracle application would be a plus factor

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