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Senior Manager - Accounts Payable & Collections

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

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  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$125000 - US$150000 per annum + + bonus + benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Job ref:

    JN -122023-81032_1703102383

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A business critical Senior Manager - Accounts Payable & Collections role has arisen with a rapidly growing SaaS firm, headquartered in New York City. Working closely with the VP Finance & CFO, this is a senior leadership and customer focused position, which will assume responsibility for the entire payables, collections and billings functions.

About the Senior Manager - Accounts Payable & Collections role:

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and mentor the Billing, Payables and Collections teams.

  • Monitor and proactively provide AR and AP status to Management.

  • Actively monitor and work with Sales to resolve all outstanding claims and chargebacks.

  • Resolve accounts receivable issues, such as invoice discrepancies and customer overpayments.

  • Collaborate with other teams, functions, and data owners across the company to align on process and data issues and to ensure any required changes to policies, procedures, and processes are implemented.

  • Actively participate in the design and implementation of the collections process to reduce open A/R days and minimize cash flow variability.

  • Identify ways to streamline and automate processes that are currently highly manual.

  • Ensures invoices are processed in a timely manner.

  • Ensure customer accounts are correct with regard to collecting sales tax or exemption certificates.

  • Ensure rebates to partners are paid in a timely manner.

  • Run month end procedures and direct filing of all reports.

  • Process customer refunds, credits and invoice adjustments.

  • Oversee outgoing payments by ensuring invoices are processed correctly.

  • Manage and oversee travel expense processing and reconciliation.

  • Respond to all customer inquiries in less than 24 hours.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree.

  • At least 10 years experience in a high volume Accounts Payable/Receivable function, with a minimum of 5 years at a managerial level.

  • Customer focused individual with a people first mentality.

  • A strong desire to be part of a rapidly-growing team and meaningfully influence the future direction of the finance department and organization overall.

  • Strong attention to detail and goal-oriented; data integrity is paramount.

  • Must be a multi-tasker who can remain calm under pressure.

  • Energetic, passionate and positive can-do attitude a must.

  • Outgoing and empathetic with a client-first mentality.

  • Experience with Intacct contracts invoices and accounts receivable preferred, but not essential.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office programs: Excel and Word.

  • Experience with Salesforce, Highradius and Avalara a plus.

Compensation: $125,000 - $150,000 base salary + bonus + benefits

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.


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