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Accounts Payable Manager

Accounts Payable Manager

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Directs payment of payables transactions according to company policy, supervises clerical personnel to accomplish payment in a timely and accurate manner.




  • Supervises clerical personnel in processing invoices and invoice exceptions including monitoring of work flow and work load to ensure consistent procedures.
  • Resolves complex invoice discrepancies timely and provides requested information to business owners and management as needed.
  • Work with Indirect Procurement management to ensure AP and IP processes are in alignment with the Wolverine Way.
  • Align vendor management process with purchasing policy.
  • Assist and drive the indirect spend purchase order process for EMEA.
  • Manage departmental policies, processes, procedures and controls leveraging knowledge of Procure to Pay concepts, techniques and best practices.
  • Analyses invoice processing procedures between purchasing, receiving and accounts payable to maintain efficient processing cycles across EMEA.
  • Manage payments according to contracts as well as optimize payment terms.
  • Participates in internal and external audits.
  • Monitor aging, duplicate invoices, collection of credit balances and vendor creation/changes.
  • Examines vendor statements and corresponds with vendors regarding discrepancies to maintain accurate accounts payable records and provide vendors with timely payment of invoices according to terms offered and company policy.
  • To process standard cost invoices [goods / freight / duty] using SAP SCM module in accordance with company procedures.
  • To prepare letters of credit on a timely basis for authorisation, and to manage the administration of credits until they are closed.
  • To resolve any shortage / rejects / discrepancies by liaison with sourcing / merchandising and the supplier. To ensure the appropriate debits notes are raised and collected from the supplier.
  • Control and posting of all manual cheque payments made.
  • To maintain petty cash floats and foreign currency floats.
  • To provide cover for other department members as the need arises.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.




  • SAP, MS office & electronic invoice systems experience preferred
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point, & SharePoint
  • Procurement and Contract management Experience
  • Experience with global commerce
  • 3+ years professional and supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good analytical ability
  • Highly motivated, confident and organized individual
  • Ability to operate independently
  • Hands-on mentality