Job Name:
Accounts Payable Manager

General information

Location: Oak Park Heights, MN
Date:
11-Apr-2022
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Ref #:
1123
Job Category:
Finance and Accounting
Oak Park Heights
MN

Description & Requirements

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.”. As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SUMMARY:

Manages enterprise accounts Payable activities. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to one or a combination of: supplier invoicing, escheatment, W-9 / 1099 tax compliance, disbursements, application of supplier credits, master data management, credit references, corporate charge cards, source to pay transactional processing application, etc. Responsibilities have a moderate degree of direct supplier interaction with enterprise transactional, analytical and reporting complexity in a multi-system environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads and coaches team leads as well as all direct reports to develop and implement appropriate measures to reflect Accounts Payable operational best practices to include, but not limited to: moderately complex accounting and GAAP compliance, documented procedures and processes with formal management approvals for deviations and compliance to policies, prompt financial analysis, standard templates for analysis and communications to management, leverage system technologies for internal controls and segregation of duties, ensures risk is mitigated through financial analysis. Continually evaluate effectiveness of current policies and procedures and organization structure.
  • Provides strategic direction and analytics as well as resources to support or lead functional and cross-functional business and digital transformation change management initiatives.
    • Leads strategy formulation and implementation of best practices and ensures a strong system of internal controls is developed / exists in all change management initiatives.
  • Supports all key financial cycles and ensures accurate and timely transactional processing: period closing, year-end, physical inventories, internal / external audits, etc.
    • Leads SaaS application upgrades, certificate upgrades and / or supports system replacements.
  • Leads the analysis, interpretation, and support of complex enterprise Accounts Payable financial and accounting concepts as well as application of corporate and supplier / Source to Pay specific policies, supplier contracts, 3rd party vendors, etc..
  • Develops cross-functional relationships and manages process and controls by leveraging these relationships
  • All other related duties as needed or required

CULTURE AND BENEFITS:

“Be Orange. Be You.” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences, and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.

Benefits include, and are not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects

** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Accounting, Finance or other Management / Business related degree.
  • 7-10 Years’ experience in a Shared Services or other Finance / Accounting Organization. 5+ Years in a management role preferred.
  • Advanced understanding of intermediate to complex accounting policies, practices, principles, and processes. Including policy enforcement and internal control implications.
  • Experience managing an enterprise services organization with policy enforcement responsibilities having legal and financial implications.
  • Experience working in an environment focused on business process and digital transformation using formal project management methodology: Waterfall, Agile, Lean 6 Sigma, Business Architecture, etc.
  • Strong presentation skills as well as the ability to express accounting technical concepts in business terms
  • Ability to work independently as well as facilitate and collaborate in a team environment
  • Must drive to the highest level of ethics in accounting and business management
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