Accounts Payable Lead @ AmerisourceBergen

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·       Monitors the activities of the Global Shared Services Accounts Payable ; ensures proper and consistent compliance with company approved policies and procedures.

·       Directs and supervises the day-to-day efforts of the accounts payable department to ensure accurate review and resolution of disputed and/or unresolved items.

·       Responsible for the daily accounts payable processing activities such as: data entry for trade and expense invoices and credits; disbursements; credit reconciliation; audit documentation retrievals for internal departments and governmental agencies; audit and processing of expenses; debit/balance collections; vendor correspondence: and/or vendor statement reconciliation to ensure accurate review and research of open items.

·       Negotiates with suppliers as needed.

·       Responsible for the prompt review and resolution of vendor and customer related issues.

·       Manages workflow continuously evaluates performance of Accounts Payable associates based on goals and objectives developed by the Accounts Payable Manager; performs the appropriate level of counselling and coaching in order to maintain optimal performance standards and keep associates motivated and engaged.

·       Responsible for associate relations functions including hiring, terminating, performance management, development and training.

·       Provides regular feedback and escalates issues when appropriate; provides feedback for opportunities to improve standard operating procedures.

·       Works closely and communicates regularly with suppliers, inventory control, divisional associates, management, and/or accounting departments.

·       Ensures the accurate maintenance and timely completion of daily and monthly reports.

·       Assists Accounts Payable Clerks with managing their daily activities.

·       Presents recommendations for improved and proposed processes.

·       Performs related duties as assigned.




·       Four year bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field strongly preferred;

·       Prior supervisory experience preferred; Accounts Payable system experience such as Lawson/IRAPM strongly preferred.

·       Experience with Dynamics365 (D365) or other large ERP systems (SAP, Oracle) preferred.




·       Solid understanding of all aspects of Accounts Payable as well as A/P business processes and practices Ability to maintain confidentiality

·       Ability to communicate in English effectively both orally and in writing

·       Knowledge of other European Languages (French, German, Spanish, Italian) is an advantage

·       Strong leadership skills

·       Strong interpersonal skills

·       Ability to resolve customer issues quickly and creatively in order to improve customer satisfaction Strong negotiating skills

·       Strong organizational skills; attention to detail

·       Strong mathematical and analytical skills

·       Good presentation skills

·       Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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