Accounts Payable Manager - Tewksbury, MA << Back to Careers

Position Summary: Our Accounting team at WellPet is made up of professionals who understand the difference our products make in the lives of pets. We are currently seeking an AP Manager to join our team. This position is based in our Tewksbury office. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the AP Manager is a hands-on, highly visible role, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the accounts payable department, ensuring proper record keeping, developing best practices and procedures, and ensuring an accurate and timely month-end close. This position supervises the accounts payable and staff and will have contact with senior-level executives and other departments.



Position Description

Full Cycle A/P responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Supervision of the Accounts Payable team, providing coaching and development to staff on a daily basis to enhance the group’s performance and outcomes
  • Ensures accuracy of Accounts Payable vouchers for coding
  • Owns the 1099 process
  • Manages the weekly check run process
  • Proposes improvements to the AP process and system
  • Audits all invoices for accuracy and completeness
  • Ensures all vendors are paid per contractual terms and that inquiries and payment issues are responded to in a timely manner
  • Provides problem and invoice resolution assistance to vendors and internal business partners
  • Prepares balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintains new supplier set up process and appropriate forms
  • Maintains employee approval limit matrix
  • Owns corporate credit card relationship and day to day functions
  • Assists with annual Big 4 audit
  • Ensures AP meets all month-end close deadlines
  • Adheres to internal control policies and ensure that proper documentation and support is maintained for all accounts payable transactions
  • Performs ad hoc special projects/requests as needed



Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience, experience in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of related management experience
  • Proven ability to thrive in a high volume environment as a team manager
  • Skilled communicator with great interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office Suite, including pivot tables and vlookups
  • Extremely detailed oriented with great prioritization skills; ability to multi-task and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical, and process improvement skills
  • Work ethic that exudes integrity, accountability, and professionalism
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as needed for special projects and month-end closing cycles

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WellPet LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

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