Head of Accounts Payable

$120,000 - $140,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: In Office
Location: South Bend, Indiana
Job ID: 138212
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Our client, a growing manufacturing company based in South Bend, IN, is seeking a Head of Accounts Payable to drive the vision and strategy for the Accounts Payable department. This company is continuously expanding and is focused on incorporating advanced AI strategies, process improvements and system upgrades to continue their pattern of growth. This company prides itself on promoting internally and this position offers opportunities for growth and development.

Head of Accounts Payable Responsibilities: 

  • Provide clear direction, delegate tasks effectively and foster a collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Work closely with senior leadership to identify opportunities for process improvement, develop clear and concise Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and implement changes to enhance efficiency and accuracy 
  • Analyze accounts payable processes, identify bottlenecks and recommend and implement solutions to optimize workflow and maximize efficiency 
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of invoices, payments and vendor relations 
  • Create and deliver training programs for your team, ensuring they possess the skills and knowledge needed for success 
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with vendors, internal departments and team members 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Head of Accounts Payable Requirements: 
  • 10+ years of experience in Accounts Payable with at least 5 years in Accounts Payable management, preferably within a manufacturing company
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field preferred 
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy 
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities effectively 

If you are interested in this Head of Accounts Payable opportunity and meet the above requirements, please apply today! 

Thank you, 

Kelly Wagner 
LaSalle Network   

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.