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Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager

Company: Valtris Specialty Chemicals
Location: Independence
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

At Valtris, our purpose is simple: we manufacture and provide specialty chemicals that improve our customers' products and processes; by helping our customers develop innovative and sustainable products. Join our team, and you will be challenged creatively and provided opportunities allowing your career to grow with you.The Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager, reporting to the Treasurer will have the responsibility for oversight of the Valtris Specialty Chemicals Accounts Payable/Receivable organization ensuring the department operates efficiently and effectively processing payments, controlling vendor master data and ensuring the appropriate controls surrounding cash disbursements/cash receipts and collections.ResponsibilitiesPeople LeadershipSupervise Accounts Payable Associate and Accounts Receivable Associate.Provides day to day leadership and guidance to remote team members.Leads and oversees the people management, including the selection, performance management, coaching, ongoing feedback and IDPs of the team members.Leads the development of short and long-term objectives for the teams, evaluates KPIs, organizes team for success, integrates customer service-oriented behaviorsSeeks ways to leverage team to improve process and efficiencies as well as understand and address the root cause of problems.Travel and Expense (Corporate and Purchase Card)M&A integration to T&E and Credit Card programsProvides interpretation of data and advice to management.Stays apprised of any developments in Travel and Expense related fields and communicating to both Management and Staff as needed.Coordinates with different business units /functions on any changes to the process or system.Oversees and leads updates and maintenance of T&E administration, policies & procedures and pro-actively resolves T&E issues including problems escalated by others.Audits for timeliness, accuracy and compliance of T&E submissions and payments.Oversees expense adjustments and reimbursement processing.Oversees Corporate Credit Card program and policiesCompletes and/or leads ad hoc projects as assigned.Runs Concur and AMEX reports and reconciles accounts.APAssists in managing operational and fiscal activities of the department to include staffing levels and performances, budgets, and financial goals.Plan and develop systems and procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.Analyze and document business processes and problems, including root cause analysis and resolution. Develop solutions to enhance efficiencies including partnering with cross-functional teams to achieve required results.Maintains a "clean" A/P Aging by collaborating with internal personnel as well as suppliers on any issues and discrepancy. Business Partner in improving Working Capital - Days Payable Outstanding.Direct staff in the development, analysis, and preparation of reports, metrics and dashboards. Act on metric results to drive change within the department to improve the A/P processes.Responsible for staff scheduling to include: work assignments, employee training, employee vacation approvals.Resolves escalated issues from site personnel and/or suppliers. Coach and counsel staff to resolve complex or out of policy operational problems.Ensures proper internal controls are in place and are consistently being monitored. Point of contact for internal and external related to Accounts Payable processes activities for Overhead.Plan and manage the transition of new work into the department and ensure standard work are documented and kept current as circumstances/environment changes for Overhead.Performs vendor additions and maintenance, assists Tax Manager with annual 1099 reporting, sales and use taxes and regulatory compliances and ensures timely and accuracy of vendor payments.Communicate with internal / external groups on existing & new departmental operations, policies and activities including acquisitions.Runs AP Aging reports and reconciles accounts.ARReviews AR customer balances and reviews open items with Collections Analyst.Runs AR Aging reports and reconciles accounts.Backup Collections Analyst on releasing orders from credit hold.Assign credit limits for new customers.Monitor CreditRiskManager for customers that may lose credit ratings.RequirementsAssociates Degree in a Business related area (Accounting preferred)Minimum of 4 years of Accounts Payable administration and processing experience.Previous supervisory experience a plus.Supplier/Vender management experience requiredExperience in a shared services / centralized services environment.Preferred strong knowledge of EDI, Electronic Commerce, Automated Workflow and Travel & Entertainment. ERP (SAP) system experiences a plus.Strong organization skills, results-drivenStrong attention to detailSelf-motivated; takes initiative; identifies and resolves issues; sense of urgencyProcess-oriented; able to identify inefficiencies and develop and implement processes for improvementUnderstands internal controls and able to communicate and implement required controlsWe offer a competitive salary and benefit plans focused on the well-being of our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, flexible spending accounts and 401(k).As an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration protected by law.

Keywords: Valtris Specialty Chemicals, Cleveland , Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Independence, Ohio

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