AP/AR Accounting Manager


Our client is a manufacturer in Temple, TX looking for an Accounting Manager with a focus on Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable who will ensure that both accounting departments run smoothly by managing invoices, maintaining accurate records regarding payments, handling missed payments, and supervising the accounts receivable and accounts payable teams.

What's in it for YOU?

  • Stability and growth in the same company is possible! The key to their success is hiring the right people to join our team, combining that with a commitment to long-term employees to provide opportunities for internal advancement, which creates the perfect mix of institutional knowledge and fresh ideas.
  • Our client offers industry competitive benefits for medical, dental, vision, long-term insurance, short and long-term disability, paid holidays, PTO, and a 401k plan with company match.

 What YOU get to DO at this innovative company:

  • Manage a staff of 6 individuals within the AP/AR functions.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to AP/AR.
  • Directs the installation and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures.
  • Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records.
  • Supervises and participates in the preparation of various financial statements and reports. 
  • On a monthly basis verify all open inventory receivers for goods received not invoiced. (GRNI) 
  • Perform 3-way and 2-way matching in a timely manner to ensure all invoices are processed within discount due dates.
  • Establishes system controls for new financial systems and develops procedures to improve existing systems. 
  • Work with internal/external auditors to ensure that company accounts receivable, revenue, bad debt allowance, and bad debt expense are accounted for according to company policy and US GAAP.
  • Creating or reviewing journal entries, preparing or reviewing balance sheet reconciliations and relevant supporting schedules for month-end processes.
  • Coordinate Customer, Subconsultant and Vendor setup and management including assistance with 1099 preparation and obtaining W-9 forms from vendors. 
  • This list is not all inclusive of other tasks and subtasks that may be necessary in performing this role, but rather an overview of the role's primary work tasks.

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and five to eight years related experience. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Familiarity in routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Effective speaking skills before groups of customers or employees of organization. 
  • Knowledge to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Experience dealing with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS/Word word processing software; Excel spreadsheet software; Accounting software and Order processing systems. 
  • CPA is preferred.