Accounts Payable Manager

Austin, TX 78704

Posted: 10/04/23 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Accounting/Finance/Compliance Job ID:: 129061

Job Description

We are recruiting an Accounts Payable Manager for a leading franchise corporation in Austin, Texas. The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the accounts payable function across multiple locations and entities within the organization. This role entails ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices, managing vendor relationships, optimizing payment processes, and maintaining compliance with company policies and relevant regulations.




Leadership and Team Management:
  • Supervise and lead a team of accounts payable professionals, providing guidance, training, and performance evaluations
  • Foster a collaborative and efficient work environment within the accounts payable team

Invoice Processing:
  • Oversee the timely and accurate processing of invoices from multiple sources
  • Ensure that invoices are properly coded, approved, and entered into the accounting system
  • Monitor and resolve discrepancies or issues related to invoices and payments

Vendor Management:
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Address vendor inquiries, resolve disputes, and manage vendor communication effectively

Payment Processing:
  • Coordinate the payment process, including scheduling payments, verifying payment terms, and ensuring compliance with payment deadlines
  • Optimize payment methods to ensure efficiency and cost-effectiveness

Compliance and Internal Controls:
  • Develop and enforce accounts payable policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure accuracy and prevent fraud
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and company policies

Communication and Collaboration:
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams such as procurement, finance, and operations to resolve issues and streamline processes
  • Communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, and vendors

Reporting and Analysis:
  • Generate regular reports and analysis of accounts payable activities, including outstanding invoices, aging reports, and cash flow projections
  • Provide insights and recommendations to senior management based on data analysis

Process Improvement:
  • Continuously review and enhance accounts payable processes to increase efficiency, accuracy, and automation
  • Identify opportunities for system upgrades or software enhancements to streamline operations

Audit Support:
  • Assist in internal and external audits related to accounts payable processes, providing necessary documentation and explanations


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field required
  • Requires 5 years prior related experience in accounts payable or related financial roles, preferably in a global or multi-entity setting
  • Proven experience in accounts payable management, preferably in a global or multi-entity environment
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, and compliance standards
  • Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems (e.g., SAP,Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills


Meet The Recruiter

Maggie Dunn
Direct-Hire Recruiting Manager

Burnett Specialists is consistently ranked as the number one recruiting firm in Austin by the Austin Business Journal year after year!

I've helped thousands of talented candidates with experience ranging from entry-level to c-level over the course of my professional recruiting career.  My mission is to establish long-lasting relationships between newly hired employees and their employers by matching exciting job opportunities with the right candidates!

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