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AP & AR Supervisor

Job ID: BH334599

Category: Accounts Receivable Manager, Accounts Payable Manager

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

We are is a leading global provider of reusable and single-use thermal packaging solutions for the shipment of temperature-sensitive material, principally serving the pharmaceutical, biotech, health care and medical device industries. 

AP & AR Supervisor

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for global day-to-day accounts payable operations in all areas: PO and Non-PO invoice processing, payment processing, expense reimbursements and vendor account reconciliations.

  • Understand the full P2P cycle to quickly identify the source of bottlenecks, problems and drive issues to resolution including impact and risk assessments, status reporting, and more.

  • Manage credit and accounts receivable function to facilitate sustainable growth and protect the company’s profitability to maximize the value of the accounts receivable and liquidity.  

  • Daily administration of cash management processes (both Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable) from start through month-end.

  • Develop systems to streamline processes and enhance team efficiency utilizing technology and improved workflows.

  • Ensure company departments and business partners have a clear understanding of AP and AR services, policies, finance policies and company approval levels.

  • Responsible for completion/compliance for all cash transactions daily, including processing, verifying, and reconciling all AR and AP transactions against internal accounting and bank records.

  • Manage monthly close of financial records and posting of month-end information.

  • Select, hire, train and evaluate AP/AR employees

  • Develop supplier/vendor relationships to quickly resolve payment issues, create, and execute a payment strategy, and ensure vendor/supplier alignment with the direction of the company.

  • Establish relationships with collection agencies, bankers, and internal stakeholders to ensure payments to accounts receivable is applied accurately and timely.

  • Establish key metrics and reporting cadence for accounts payable and accounts receivable and drive initiatives to scale the organization.

  • Problem solve, prioritize multiple projects and adhere to business-critical deadlines.

  • Recruit, train, and develop employees.  Support, implement and provide follow-up for all training.

  • Continually evaluate the performance of each employee's, present and evaluate productivity metrics and provide constant feedback to employees and management to drive results.

  • Assist in month, quarter, and annual finance close processes.

  • Prepare journal entries, review ledger accounts, and prepare reconciliations in accordance with US GAAP.

  • Assist with other accounting duties and ad-hoc requests.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of accounts payable and accounts receivable experience preferably for a global manufacturing company

Required Skills:

  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain high level of confidentiality.

  • Ability to remain flexible in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.

  • Strong problem solving, analytical, time management, organizational and customer service skills.

  • Previous experience processing international payments (FedWire/Swift/ACH/Others)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and advanced ERP systems. 

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Franklin, Massachusetts