Accounts Payable & Receivable Manager


 The Accounts Payable & Receivable Manager will be responsible for all activities related to receiving and making payments for the City of Pontiac.  Must be familiar with all basic accounting procedures and be able to provide end-to-end support of the company’s financial transactions on a daily basis, ensuring accurate and efficient flow of payables and receivables.  This person

  • Serves as subject matter expert for accounts payable, purchasing, accounts receivable functions, accounting system modules, and policies
  • Reviews and maintains high quality invoicing, including, appropriate documentation
  • Manages timely collection of receivables and negotiates with clients in non-payment cases
  • Ensures all negotiated vendor payments are paid in accordance with the contract
  • Daily management the payable and receivable functions, including vendor management systems, employee reimbursements
  • In conjunction with COO, develop and ensure compliance with accounting policies
  • Prepare, maintain, balance and analyze financial data related to payables and receivables
  • Receive, research and resolve a variety of internal and external inquiries concerning account status including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to the appropriate parties.
  • Review and approve journal entries for accuracy to ensure the integrity of the general ledger
  • Review the monthly AR aging reports and generates monthly customer statements
  • Assist with monthly status reports and month-end closing

  The ideal person will have:

  • 5+ years of experience in similar positions
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in the accounting field
  • Knowledge and experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of accrual accounting methods
  • Experience with accounting, vendor management software applications ; Knowledge of BS&A a plus
  • Prepares and maintaining accurate records; compiling & preparing financial reports
  • Skilled in creating and maintaining complex Excel spreadsheets
  • Skilled in professional communication including verbal, written and telephone
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to analyze data and draw logical conclusions
  • Ability to define accounting problems and recommend solutions
  • Ability to organize work and set priorities to meet deadlines
  • Ability to compile and present financial reports

Salary Description
$45,034 - $65,000