• Accounts Payable Manager

    American TowerWoburn, MA 01888

    Job #969455734

  • SUMMARY:

    The Accounts Payable ("AP") Manager ensures timely and accurate processing, through the Oracle AP module, of expense reports and invoices for individuals, partnerships, corporations, and other entities. The incumbent oversees the maintenance of supporting records and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX"). The incumbent also prepares and analyzes numerous weekly and monthly reports to track staff metrics and measure staff productivity. The AP Manager is also responsible developing, maintaining and executing AP policies and procedures. The incumbent drives process improvements identified by the team to improve the customers' experience and ensure proper controls are in place.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    • Manage day-to-day processing of non-payroll disbursements toindividuals, partnerships, corporations and other entities.

    • Manage, lead and develop team; provide training and guidanceto direct reports to build a strong and efficient team.

    • Ensure adherence to all AP policies and procedures.

    • Ensure all invoices are paid within terms.

    • Review AP aging and collaborate with team to ensure invoicesare paid on time

    • Manage outsourcing of AP invoices.

    • Manage "Procure to Pay" team, which works with cross-functionalteams and suppliers to investigate and resolve issues as they arise and ensureproper guidelines are followed.

    • Ensure timely and accurate processing in Oracle ofpurchasing documents such as purchase orders and invoices, ensuring compliancewith internal controls and SOX.

    • Oversee the maintenance of departmental records and thegeneration and balancing of transaction reports.

    • Interact with vendors and Purchasing Accounting teams toobtain accurate general ledger coding information and to resolvepayables-related problems.

    • Work with the Accounting team and AP Senior Manager toprepare for monthly AP close.

    • Review monthly and weekly reports required for staff metricspurposes and provide feedback to the team.

    • Establish and report against a set of metrics that measurethe efficiency, effectiveness and customer service performance of the APcoordinator group.

    • Develop and implement specific and innovative proposals toimprove operational effectiveness, control and / or customer service

    OTHER:

    • Other duties as assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Supervise and manage the performance of direct reports.

    • Create strong collaborative team environment.

    • Recruit, develop and retain staff, partnering with SeniorManagement, Recruiting and Human Resources.This includes on-boarding and orientation for new hires.

    • Provide disciplined performance management for team.Define and communicate annual goals, performformal and informal performance reviews, and ensure changes and updates arecommunicated in a timely and professional manner.

    • Proactively identify and resolve personnel issues inconjunction with Human Resources

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Solid understanding of internal controls related to AP andGeneral Ledger Accounting

    • Strong analytical skills and ability to execute value-add operationalanalysis

    • Strong relationship-development skills resulting in longterm, mutually beneficial client relationships.

    • Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasksand respond to department requests and to collaborate with others to utilizetheir resources and knowledge to identify quality solutions.

    • Strong organization, planning and project management skills;ability to prioritize tasks for self and team to meet requirements anddeadlines.

    • Strong leadership skills; ability to drive and motivate teamto achieve results.

    • Ability to work in a time-sensitive and high volumeenvironment

    • Ability to identify key contacts for follow up; excellentability to communicate project and status updates to team andcross-functionally to ensure understanding.

    • Good strategic and problem solving skills to effectivelyinfluence decision making in key negotiations.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required

    • Minimum three years AP required

    • Supervisory experience required

    • Oracle or large Enterprise Business System experiencerequired

    ENVIRONMENT:

    Approximately 100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. Approximately 0% travel may be required in support of the position's responsibilities.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to feel and handle, reach with arms and hands, talk and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel and crouch, lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds.

    American TowerCorporation is committed to a policy of equal employment and will notdiscriminate against an applicant or associate based on his or her age, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, nationalorigin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, physical ormental disability, handicap, military or veteran status, genetic information,pregnancy or any other category protected under federal, state or local law,regulation or ordinance.

    American Tower (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Company is committed to a policy of equal employment and will not discriminate against an applicant or associate based on his or her age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, handicap, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy or any other category protected under federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance.

    To ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process can contact us at ~~~ for assistance.

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