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Senior Accounts Payable Lead in Houston, Texas


Ashley Kirksey has partnered with a successful, reputable & growing company. Detail-oriented individuals will be interested in this opportunity as a Senior Accounts Payable Lead. We're looking for a candidate who wants to take their career to the next level. You will thrive in this Senior Accounts Payable Lead position if you can match, batch & code invoices, resolve A/P issues, process expense reports, update & reconcile sub-ledger to G/L, & process checks. This Senior Accounts Payable Lead opportunity offers a HYBRID schedule (2 IN / 3 REMOTE ) in Houston, TX & is a permanent position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all accounts payable transactions are recorded accurately (coding, authorization, payment, etc.).

  • Partners with various department managers to introduce & update payment guidelines accordingly.

  • Strictly follows all Company processes/controls & procedures for AP Department & all AP transactions.

  • Process Optimization: continually identify inefficiencies within AP department (i.e., workflows & controls) for accuracy & policy adherence while offering & implementing solutions.

  • Manages & Maintains company P-Card program.

  • Vendor Management & Maintenance of data.

  • Provide internal & external customer service support while facilitating timely payments.

  • Performs month-end close duties (i.e., AP Reconciliation, Accruals, research outstanding checks to ensure compliance with escheatment requirements, investigates & resolves aged invoices & credit memos & requests vendor refunds for unconsumed credit memos.

  • Issue, mail & electronically file IRS 1099 & 1042 forms.

  • Assist with sales & use tax calculations & filings & withhold foreign vendor federal tax as required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Leadership, teambuilding, organizing, planning, coordinating, delegating & provide training & development to colleagues, employees & other key stakeholders.

  • Collaboration & communications across all levels (internal & external stakeholders)

  • Solid comprehension of US GAAP: A-Z, full-cycle Accounts Payable process & transactions impact all accounting & finance functionality across entire corporation.

  • Problem-solving in a fast-paced, high-volume, deadline-driven environment.


Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ full cycle Accounts Payable

  • Strong knowledge/understanding US GAAP

  • Excellent Tenure

  • Assertive, Direct, Up Front & Pro-Active Communication

  • BS Degree: Accounting, Finance or Business Administration - Preferred / Not Required

Technical Skills:

  • Concur

  • SAP

  • MS Excel – intermediate to advanced (Pivot Tables, Vlookup, etc.)

  • Full Suite MS Office

  • PYRUS - Preferred / Not required

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