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Accounts Payable Team Lead

Hybrid in Minnesota

Our Fortune 100 Agribusiness client is looking for an Accounts Payable Team Lead to provide team guidance and support in performing all departmental duties. Some responsibilities associated with this role include accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices and other payment requests in accordance with applicable regulations. You must be detail oriented, have strong leadership and communication skills (verbal and written), and be able to work independently in a fast-paced, customer-focused, and collaborative team environment while promoting a culture of continuous improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Process invoices for payment to vendors, including complex Accounts Payable transactions related to contracts, product, freight, invoices and expenditures.
  • Resolve complex transactional issues by collaborating with AP team members, business unit members, and/or vendors. 
  • Collaborate with AP team members to create and maintain procedural manuals and work instructions.
  • Provide guidance, direction and training to AP team members and business personnel to resolve matters related to vendor invoice-to-payment issues. 
  • Develop, monitor, and publish daily metrics, KPI’s, and backlog reports.
  • Train new hires within the AP team on policies, procedures, and AP systems.
  • Utilize Lean methodologies to identify process inefficiencies and collaborate with others to identify underlying root causes, recommend solutions, test system enhancements, and implement system and/or process changes
  • Monitor and manage shared departmental email and voicemail accounts. Distribute daily work to AP Specialists to ensure inquiries are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Participate in SOX testing, audit activities, special projects as needed, and perform other duties as assigned / required.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Accounting or other related business degree program (additional years of experience may offset degree requirement)
  • 3+ years of accounts payable experience in a high-volume, fast-paced, large company environment
  • Experience using ERP systems such as SAP, JDE, Oracle, Great Plains or Lawson
  • Extensive professional work experience with the full life cycle of accounting entries associated with the procure-to-pay process
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

Calculated Hire provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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