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Accounts Payable Lead

Company: Iberia North America
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Account Payables LeadThis role is based in North Miami, FL, and is part of the Shared Services Accounting team. The AP Lead is responsible for managing and maintaining the vendor and supplier relationships. This is a fast-paced / high-volume department, so this role will require a high level of proficiency and accuracy. -Job Functions

  • Responsible for timely, accurate AP processing
  • Accountable for supporting and leading AP team to meet daily/weekly metrics
  • Communicate with internal and external (suppliers and Iberia members) on department-related processes, changes, etc.
  • Work closely with Procurement team members to ensure compliance with purchasing procedures.
  • Assist with preparing and providing information for audits and auditor inquires
  • Knowledgeable in general ledger coding for PO review and invoice processing
  • Assist with supervision of the AP team, including monitoring their workload and performance
  • Analyze AP department follow-up to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Support the training activities with AP team, and assist in defining standards for processes
  • Support on regular suppliers' statements reconciliations.
  • Knowledge of the consumer goods industry, understanding of matching vendor invoices, with purchase orders and warehouse receiving documents.Required Qualifications:
    • Associates Degree in Accounting or equivalent AP experience
    • 3-5 years of progressive responsibility in an AP function
    • High level of integrity and quality standards with a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail necessary to maintain well-organized records for future audits
    • Team-oriented style with a strong customer service attitude and ability to collaborate with multiple departments
    • Ability to communicate and constructively influence/diffuse potential conflict
    • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and Word, and Outlook
    • Ability to multi-task between routine work, special projects, and immediate priority items to meet deadlines and expectationsPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with AFS system.
      • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
      • Ability to work alone but can also thrive on a team
      • Open and direct communication style
      • Open to receiving feedback but also comfortable delivering feedback, professionally
      • Previous supervisory position or desire to move into a leadership positionYou should be proficient in:
        • Financial Audit Experience
        • Basic Computer Skills
        • Budgeting / Forecasting Experience
        • Contract Negotiation Experience
        • Excellent Communication Skills
        • Microsoft ExcelMachines & technologies you'll use:
          • Accounting SoftwareSalary info:$16 - $21.65 / hr

Keywords: Iberia North America, Miami , Accounts Payable Lead, Other , Miami, Florida

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