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Accounts Payable Manager

Job ID: BH496749

Category: Accounts Payable Manager

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Head Start No — AP

Hourly: 35-45

Why open: project to help improve the AP function along with overseeing the other 3 in the department



  • Team management experience (we have a high appetite for shared services model experience specifically)
  • AP process improvement
  • have to be able to go into the office on a hybrid schedule 

Backstory:  Looking for someone with AP managerial experience to come in on a contract basis to improve the process.

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AP Manager

Contract Duration: 6 months

Job Location: Lexington.  Hybrid schedule (2-3 days onsite)

Hours: 40

Company Information, Industry, Size: Email security company

Team Size: 3

Interview Process: Virtual

Must Haves: 

  • 3+ years of AP management 
  • Able to work onsite hybrid


  • NetSuite 

•    Manage day-to-day North America and Canada AP Operations including oversight of processing supplier invoices and corresponding purchase orders, preparation and review of payment runs, and cashflow forecasting
•    Work with regional AP teams to define, standardize, and monitor P2P processes and procedures that drive efficiencies, ease of use, scalability, integration with financial systems, and end-to-end transparency.
•    Ownership of the North America and Canada Accounts Payable inboxes – manage, review and resolve queries from all stakeholders
•    Ensure regular communication and training on processes and systems for employees and vendors 
•    Collaborate with the Procurement Team to ensure effective vendor onboarding and manage vendor relationships
•    Lead, coach and develop the AP team- 3 in North America with the plan to expand the team in South Africa
•    Support Concur T&E reimbursement releases and credit cards reconciliation
•    Review supplier invoices for proper classification within general ledger
•    Assist General Leger team with month end reporting and internal control procedures including expense accruals and cash reconciliations 
•    Assist with vendors annual tax filings as needed (1099’s, unclaimed checks review etc)
•    Assist with year-end audit and tax preparation
•    Establish and monitor KPIs that measure/assess AP performance and drive continuous improvement including performance of root cause analysis and issue resolution

•    5+ years in AP experience preferred, including 3+ years of managing a team
•    Experience in accounts payable processing in a global procure to pay process
•    Experience in process improvement and automation
•    Experience with KPI reporting (key performance indicators)
•    Experience working with cross-functional business stakeholders 
•    Experience working independently and with a team 
•    Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
•    Netsuite, Concur, and JPM experience preferred but not essential
•    Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills 
•    Experience in preparation of journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance preferred

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: Temp/Contract

Location: Lexington, Massachusetts