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Accounts Payable Director - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Oldcastle Infrastructure
Infrastructure Admin

 

 

Job ID:  262040

Exempt

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

Summary

 

The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for oversight of the accounts payable department, coordinating and working closely with team members to ensure accurate and timely processing of all invoices, vendor payments, and returns/credits. The position will monitor and resolve past due AP and vendor dispute issues and develop and coach their team in line with the goals and objectives of the shared services department and with Oldcastle Infrastructure. This person must be able to initiate, maintain and grow solid relationships with our supply chain, plant management, and finance teams to assess existing processes and opportunities for improvement related to vendor management to minimize operational risk while improving cash flow for Oldcastle Infrastructure. The position will report to the Director of Shared Services.

 

Essential Duties

 

  • Manage, coach, and grow, a team of approximately 10-15 AP team leaders, clerks, and customer service representatives
  • Own ultimate responsibility for all vendor payments and personnel in AP function
  • Drive key performance indicators using dashboards recommended and approved. Establish strategies for continuous improvement of metrics and clarity of reporting
  • Develop an effective meeting and reporting rhythm with all management teams, holding both individual and group touchpoints
  • Serve as the ultimate point of escalation for all past due AP, tax, invoice processing/matching, duplicate payment, and vendor dispute issues
  • Build relationships and develop report-out cadence with plant management and sales to drive effective dispute resolution and optimize vendor and customer relationships
  • Prepare/manage/file 1099 forms as required
  • Develop strategies to assist sourcing for maintenance of all tax exemption certificates
  • Manage accuracy of vendor master data in all ERP systems as ultimate point of responsibility
  • Serve as the primary administrator for the purchase card and/or travel and expense card programs. Develop new programs to increase rebates as required
  • Develop and manage effective payment strategies, aiming to increase automation and eliminate non-value add steps for continuous improvement
  • Prepare monthly AP aging reports for Oldcastle finance department as required
  • Perform AP closing duties as required
  • Develop and revise AP Department policies and procedures, aiming to mitigate risk and/or increase efficiency
  • Review AP ledger and hold daily or weekly touchpoints with the team to discuss processing metrics, past due vendor accounts/invoices, missed discounts, and recommend process improvement opportunities
  • Perform analytical review and reporting within Accounts Payable
  • Support ERP and technology upgrade projects related to vendor management and AP as required
  • Other responsibilities and duties as defined from time to time by the Director of Shared Services

 

Requirements 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 8+ years of related experience in accounts payable
  • Prior accounts payable experience, including knowledge of various vendor payment systems and industry-standard practices
  • Prior management experience
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the organization, customers, and vendors
  • Ability to maintain accuracy in a very detailed work environment, highly detail oriented
  • Proficient in PC skills, accounting software, Internet-based programs, MS Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Prior experience with multiple ERP platforms or accounting systems a plus

 

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  Mar 24, 2021


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