Interim Accounts Payable Manager

$40 - $50 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:129091

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Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) company dedicated to delivering high-quality products to consumers across the nation. With a commitment to innovation, sustainability and customer satisfaction, they have consistently grown their market presence. They are currently seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Manager to join their finance team in Downtown Chicago on an interim basis.

As the Interim Accounts Payable Manager, you will play a critical role in their finance department, responsible for overseeing all aspects of accounts payable functions. This role requires a detail-oriented and organized professional who can streamline processes, ensure accuracy and promote efficiency in the client’s accounts payable operations.

Interim Accounts Payable Manager Responsibilities:
  • Manage and lead the accounts payable team, providing guidance, training and support to ensure the department's success
  • Oversee the accurate and timely processing of invoices, expense reports and payments
  • Review and approve invoices for payment, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors, resolving any payment discrepancies or issues
  • Implement best practices to streamline accounts payable processes, improve efficiency and reduce costs
  • Conduct regular audits and reconciliations to ensure accuracy and completeness of accounts payable records
  • Prepare and analyze accounts payable reports, providing insights and recommendations to senior management
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including procurement and accounting, to optimize vendor relationships and manage vendor performance
  • Stay current with industry trends and regulatory changes related to accounts payable and make necessary adjustments to processes

Interim Accounts Payable Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or a related field is a plus (CPA or CMA certification also a plus)
  • 5+ years of experience in accounts payable, with 2+ years in a supervisory or managerial role
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP) and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Thank you,

Brandt Zimmerman
Senior Recruiting Manager, Management Resources
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.