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Manager, Accounts Payable in Green Bay, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Green Bay Willowbrook

Job Type:

Finance Accounts Payable

Job Posting Title:

Manager, Accounts Payable

Job Description:

The Accounts Payable Manager is a manager level accounting position managing the centralized Corporate Accounts Payable Team located in Green Bay, WI. This position will be responsible for leading the Corporate Accounts Payable Team in the areas of invoice transactional processing, payment processing, 1099 and 1042 tax reporting, team leadership and mentoring, AP metric reporting and industry benchmarking.  This position will also be involved with centralizing AP for new locations as needed.  The position will report to the Senior Manager, Accounts Payable.

This position will be an expert in AP systems, driving system and process changes, and mentoring AP Associates in their area of work.  In addition, this position will assist in leading projects and initiatives and developing policy and procedures.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Enforce deadlines, set departmental goals and report on progress to Senior Manager, Accounts Payable.
  • Standardize processes across the AP function and ensure the necessary training is provided resulting in consistent processing.
  • Work with Plant Controllers, Purchasing, Treasury and Corporate equivalents to optimize the Purchase to Pay process.
  • Utilize system tools to lead team in efficient and timely processing.
  • Ensure compliance with policy and procedures and SOx controls.
  • SOx compliance review including self-assessments as necessary.
  • Train staff, keep procedures updated, identifies opportunities to increase efficiency, and implement new procedures.
  • Month end work including posting invoices, preparing accruals, and performing AP reconciliations.
  • Review and approve vendor master additions and changes.

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ability to solve problems while coordinating projects, communicating changes and monitoring progress
  • Effective leadership and employee development skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment meeting deadlines with accurate and detailed results
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, for effective interaction with all levels of company personnel
  • Highly motivated, energetic, hands-on
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Knowledge of financial systems and multiple ERPs (SAP, JD Edwards, Lawson a plus).
  • Project management skills and customer service initiative.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required: Accounting or Business; Masters Preferred
  • Five to ten years of progressive accounts payable experience
  • Occasional travel to business meetings required

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.