Accounts Payable Expense Director Job Listing at Bed Bath & Beyond in Union, NJ
Date Posted 01/22/2013
Requisition Number Finance AP 113
Title Accounts Payable Expense Director
Country United States
Job Specifications As a result of our continued growth, Bed Bath & Beyond is looking for an experienced Director of Accounts Payable. The Account Payable Director is responsible for overseeing accounts payable expense transactions, activities, processes and systems for the company. Also includes responsibility for the Travel and Expense Reimbursement department and the Office Services group. This is a very hands-on role with people management responsibilities.
. Direct a staff of 30 associates including recruitment, training and coaching, motivating, setting goals, evaluating performance and planning of work assignments.
. Review, manage and approve general ledger account reconciliations, journal entries and accruals to ensure the timely completion of A/P month-end closing processes.
. Partner with Financial Control, Purchasing, IT and other depts. to manage the accurate and timely processing of all AP transactions and company wide inquiries.
. Insure all policies, processes and controls are compliant with the Sarbanes Oxley Act.
. Provide technical and procedural guidance in AP policies and procedures to staff and colleagues throughout the company.
. Build and maintain effective relationships with vendors and internal customers through timely and accurate payment and response to inquiries.
. Oversee electronic systems interfaces with JDA, Lawson AP and G/L system.
. Perform special projects and analysis as requested by management.
. Oversee Corporate Office Services group that services multi-building office campus with 1400+ associates.
Job Requirements . Very strong organizational skills.
. Ability to perform functional review and make process improvements in office services area.
. Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
. Minimum of 15 years financial and operations management experience including direct responsibility for a large Accounts Payable department within a large corporation.
. Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
. Lead IT projects from a business perspective to ensure key initiatives are being met and completed timely.
. Experience with Lawson accounts payable/general ledger and/or document workflow software is a plus.
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