Shield AI

Accounts Payable Manager (R2176)

Job Description

Posted on: 
July 24, 2023

Shield AI looking for Accounts Payable Manager


  • Managing a team of approximately three to four, including supervision, performance management, training, and other line management responsibilities.
  • Implementing and monitoring standard procedures and improving the internal control environment across the team.
  • Managing the month end process for accounts payable, expense reimbursements, and credit cards to ensure that deadlines are met with all applicable accounts, including reconciliations.
  • Building relationships with key suppliers and key internal business partners in materials and supply chain.
  • Overseeing the purchase ledger function, ensuring all invoices are processed and payment runs are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensuring all supplier statements are fully reconciled on a monthly basis.
  • Improving the purchase ledger and expense reimbursement process, including system implementations and enhancements.
  • Standardization of Purchase Order to Payment process across the group.
  • Approvals of bank payments in line with group policies.
  • Working closely with the management accounting teams to support accurate reporting for the group.
  • Supporting the Year End and interim audit processes as required.
  • Staying informed of changes in financial regulations and legislation as applicable to the team.
  • Provide weekly updates to the Controller using meaningful metrics and KPIs to aid monitoring the performance of the team
  • Support Treasury and cash forecasting process
  • Manage expense reimbursement process, including coding reviews and approvals for submitted expense reports
  • Conduct expense report audits to ensure compliance with company policy

Job Requirements

  • At least 5 years of Accounting experience, plus 3 years of people leadership experience.
  • Implementation of system enhancements related to the Accounts Payable process
  • Experience with banking integrations, native or external purchase order systems, budgeting tools, etc.
  • Build out of AP function with leading practices to be best in class
Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience in Manufacturing industry a plus.
  • Experience with Costpoint a plus
  • Implementation experience with banking integrations, native or external purchase order systems, budgeting tools, etc.
  • Experience with international expansions a plus
  • Experience with government regulations preferred

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