Accounts Payable Manager

$120,000 - $140,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Westchester, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:129490

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Job Description
Our client in the automotive industry is hiring a new Accounts Payable Manager due to growth within their company along with a recent acquisition.

This position offers growth within your career, strong benefits and is located in Westchester, IL requiring one day a week on site.

The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for managing the entire accounts payable process, ensuring accuracy, efficiency and compliance with company policies and regulations. This role involves supervising a team, maintaining vendor relationships and optimizing payment procedures.

Accounts Payable Manager Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and manage the accounts payable team, including hiring, training and performance evaluations
  • Provide guidance and support to team members, ensuring timely and accurate completion of tasks
  • Develop and maintain efficient accounts payable procedures and workflows
  • Review and approve invoices, expense reports and payment requests
  • Monitor payment deadlines to ensure timely and accurate payments
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with vendors, resolving any payment discrepancies or issues
  • Negotiate payment terms and discounts with vendors to optimize payment processes
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, accounting principles and regulatory requirements
  • Implement and enforce internal controls to safeguard company assets and prevent fraud
  • Prepare and present reports on accounts payable status, including aging reports and cash flow projections
  • Analyze financial data to identify areas for process improvement and cost-saving opportunities
  • Utilize accounting software and tools to manage accounts payable functions
  • Recommend and implement technological solutions to enhance efficiency and accuracy

Accounts Payable Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field is a plus but not required
  • Proven experience in accounts payable or similar role, with managerial experience required
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations and best practices
  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS Excel; familiarity with ERP systems is advantageous
  • Excellent leadership, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and decision-making abilities

If this role looks interesting to you, please apply below!

Thank you,

Joey Anderson
LaSalle Network
Team Lead, Accounting & Finance Recruiting
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.