- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Manage the processing of accounts payable, wholesale direct order billing, and cash disbursements for Southern States Cooperative, Inc., Member Cooperatives and subsidiaries.
Responsibilities include: Manage staff whose principal responsibilities include reviewing, researching and processing transactions related to inventory, direct order products, and non-inventory invoices such as operating expenses.
This includes directing and prioritizing staff workload to ensure accurate and timely customer service is provided.
Manage company-wide vendor disbursements, including checks and electronic forms of payment such as ACH and wires.
Develop and monitor staff key performance indicators to measure department efficiency.
Develop and implement process improvements including system automation initiatives.
Work closely with Operations to proactively identify and address issues related to vendors such as billing and purchase order accuracy.
Work closely with treasury to provide daily cash forecast analysis.
Record monthly purchasing card charges, investigating and resolving suspicious activity.
Manage the timely and accurate month end close processes for Accounts Payable including preparing analyses and general ledger reconciliations.
Maintain information for processing escheat payments for outstanding checks.
Manage the 1099 process and filings with the IRS related to vendor payments.
Compile schedules and analysis required by independent auditors as requested.
Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of accounting policies and control procedures related to accounts payable and customer billing.
Qualifications include: Bachelor's or Associate's degree preferably in accounting or other business related field Minimum of Seven (7) years of related experience, including management experience Ability to work in a critical role in a fast pace environment Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent written, verbal communication and customer service skills Proficient with Microsoft Office products Southern States Cooperative, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against individuals based on their race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws, or regulations.