Why would I want this job?

The Sr. Manager of Accounts Payable will build and lead the operations of the Accounts Payable team supporting the US and Canadian business. In this role, the person will have the opportunity to lead the build out an Accounts Payable function (currently performed by a related entity shared service group) and launch on a new ERP and P2P system. This role will be a key partner to both finance and business executives in ensuring that invoices and payments are appropriately recorded and paid timely.

What would I be doing?


Tasks And Responsibilities For Prior To ERP/P2P System Go-live


  • Participate in planning, scoping, and testing of the new ERP system (SAP) and P2P system (Coupa).
  • Develop an understanding of the current Accounts Payable process including current system flows, internal control criteria and payment policies and procedures.
  • Develop an understanding of the intercompany process, which is responsible for the largest volume of invoices
  • Analyse and prepare master data for the ERP and P2P system migration.
  • Hire, train and motivate a newly created Accounts Payable team prior to the launch of the new ERP and P2P system
  • Be the local expert in the new Accounts Payable process for the new ERP and P2P systems and formalize policies and procedures for the Accounts Payable process


Tasks And Responsibilities For After ERP/P2P System Go-live


  • Ensure the timely and accurate processing of US and Canada invoices in compliance with policies and procedures
  • Be the key point of contact for both internal and external executives related to any Accounts Payable issues
  • Manage vendor master data, including maintaining standards when setting up new vendors
  • Maintain compliance with all accounting and internal control policies related to payment authorization
  • Be responsible for the month end close of Accounts Payable, including reconciliation of all related balance sheet accounts.
  • Be the key person to train new business users on the different systems and platforms related to expense management
  • Run Annual Year End tasks, including 1099 year-end compliance
  • Develop and maintain monthly reporting key performance indicators related to the end-to-end Accounts Payable process

What would make me qualified?



  • At least 10 years or more of relevant experience, with at least 4 years of supervisory or management experience
  • Direct experience with SAP is required, experience with Coupa is a plus
  • Experience with any P2P system transition or implementation is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Communicate clearly to team members which will need guidance in a new, demanding environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a cross functional group of internal partners who all interact with the Accounts Payable group and will require assistance to achieve the goal of timely and efficient processing of vendor invoices.
  • Strong organizational/time management skills with the ability to work independently and take ownership of their work