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Manager, Accounts Payable

Company: Living Spaces
Location: La Mirada
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Current Living Spaces Employees: Please apply via your internal Workday Account.

Living Spaces is a growing home furnishing brand and we continue to open new locations. We know in order to stay current with the times and trends, we have to perpetually update our look and selection. What has truly sustained our growth - from 1 to over 20 locations, from 100 employees to over 2,000, from a humble home furnishings store to a widely recognized and respected lifestyle brand - are the talented individuals who have taken us there. We are looking for innovative, driven, and passionate professionals to join our team so we can reach even greater heights together.

We believe that a great team member experience leads to an even better guest experience. That is why we place a huge emphasis on building a great culture within our teams. Our ideal candidate will have natural talent: meaning, they possess the capacity and commitment, along with an openness to being coached around skills that will ensure they delight and exceed the expectations of our guests in all areas of Living Spaces business. We also believe in our team members taking ownership of their performance and how that contributes to the overall success of their role.

Position Summary The Accounts Payable Manager will assist with the oversight of the day-to-day operations of the accounting department in a growing company. Will be strategic, proactive, resourceful, and be able to build strong relationships within the department and cross-functionally.
Position Description Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide leadership to the accounts payable function and manage the day-to-day operation
Support accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close, including management of the monthly close calendar deadlines
Familiar with a variety of the Accounting and Audit concepts, practices, and procedures: GAAP
Manage the design and administration of accounts payable policy and procedure within the organization
Evaluate and makes appropriate improvements to accounting policies and internal accounting processes ensuring that practices are in line with the overall goals of the organization
Support and manage the execution of external audits
Leverage extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and deadlines
Communicate effectively with other departments, external auditors
Comply with special project analyses and ad hoc reporting as needed
Lead, mentor and develop current Account Payables staff

Qualifications Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) or equivalent from four-year college in Accounting or Finance. 5+ years of accounts payable experience. 3 years of experience with managing a team within accounts payable. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have strong system skills including experience with a large ERP system such as Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle or SAP including set up and creating reports. Excellent PC skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word are required.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position will directly manage a team within accounts payable. Develop and execute the company's business strategies in order to attain the goals of the board and shareholders. Provide strategic advice so direct reports will have accurate view of the market and the company's future. Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate. Ensure company policies and legal guidelines are communicated all the way from the top down in the company and that they are followed at all times. Communicate and maintain trust relationships with shareholders, business partners, and authorities. Able to delegate responsibilities and supervise the work of direct reports providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person's race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.

E-Verify
Living Spaces participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired team members are queried through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify their identity and employment eligibility.

Keywords: Living Spaces, La Mirada , Manager, Accounts Payable, Executive , La Mirada, California

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