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Accounts Payable Manager
Accounting & Finance
Louisiana - Baton Rouge Area

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Our client, a leading publicly traded Manufacturing organization, has an immediate need for an Accounts Payable Manager at its Baton Rouge headquarters. This role interfaces directly with the Controller and CFO and serves to develop, coordinate and administer the AP disbursement group which handles all check disbursements, 1099 reporting and vendor file setup and maintenance.

 Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines.

  • Manages monthly closing of accounts payable financial records and posting of month end information; ensures accuracy of this information in the financial statements.

  • Acts as a liaison between the company and external accountants to meet information needs and to ensure that proper information is maintained for historical purposes.

  • Selects and hires employees for the groups mentioned above.

  • Trains and evaluates employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product.

  • Addresses performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions.

Desired Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s in Accounting with 5-10 years of professional experience, with at least 3-5 of those years being in a leadership capacity, ideally in a high volume manufacturing, industrial or construction environment.  Knowledge of SAP or comparable ERP system is essential. 

Desired Skills & Experience

High Level Knowledge of:

·        SAP

·        Forecasting and Budgeting

·        1099 Filing

·        Month-End and Year-End Procedures

·        Customer Support Experience

·        Financial Analysis and Project Accounting

·        Team Management and Performance Evaluation

Compensation for this role is $60-65K with Competitive Benefits and Bonus structure.   Please visit" target="_blank"> for more information on this and future opportunities.


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