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Accounts Payable Manager

Copper Cane LLC

Saint Helena, CA

Accounts Payable Manager

Job Description:

This ideal candidate has wine industry experience and will be responsible for the daily accounts payable activities. This hands-on role will also provide ongoing financial support and analytical support to A/P functional areas of the business.

Key relationships
Internal: Finance, Marketing, Sales, Production/Operations, Winemaking, IT, and CEO
External: Vendors

Key responsibilities and accountabilities
•  Core responsibilities including oversight of A/P staff, supplier set-ups, transaction and payment processing
•  Manages Corporate Card program, Travel and Entertainment Reimbursements, associated G/L account reconciliations, system management, documentation, and enforcement of Corporate business policies
•  Responsible for team deliverables, handling supplier issues, managing staff workloads and deadlines, and weekly check payment processing
•  Serves as intermediary for A/P staff needs, communications to stakeholders, ad hoc requests as required
•  Manages supplier master account add/changes and research open A/P item requests from vendors
•  Directs A/P Voucher Match to PO Receipt documents and problem resolution if exception requests or ERP A/P issues
•  Ensures adherence to A/P policies and procedures along with valid account distribution assignment for expense details
•  Provide clear and professional communication to suppliers, buyers, vendors, and others regarding discrepancies, policies and procedures
•  Supervise Accounts Payable Specialists
•  Responsible for cross training of A/P staff and temps if needed during interim timeframes
•  Ensures adequate backup and available resources in peak periods (e.g., crush, O-N-D)
•  Other duties as assigned
Core Competencies
•  Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to follow through on projects with minimal supervision
•  Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner: gather and analyze information

•  Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a dynamic environment
•  Excellent oral and written communication skills
•  Professional attitude and a strong work ethic

•  Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
•  5 years equivalent experience
•  Minimum three to five years financial analysis and systems management, preferably in a multi-company and high-volume transaction finance setting
•  Intermediate to advanced MS Word and Excel skills
•  Effective verbal and written communication skills
•  Provide excellent customer service in a team setting
•  Good organization skills with attention to detail
•  Work well independently and as a team member

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, April 28th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
$65,000 - $85,000