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Oxford’s commitment to customer service forms the foundation for everything we do. Invested in delivering service excellence, Oxford offers a dynamic and collaborative team environment with several growth opportunities. We are committed to delivering exceptional service in every interaction, every day.
The Accounts Payable Manager will be responsible for overseeing the accounts payable process from start to finish. It will involve leading a team of 12 AP Clerks and Coordinators ensuring invoices are received, entered and approved in accordance with the Oxford policies and procedures and that all amounts are paid on time in accordance with vendor payment terms.
- Responsible for Accounts Payable process from start to finish- Lead, supervise, provide training and guidance to Accounts Payable team - Reviews documents that support payments to ensure that Accounts Payable transactions are properly authorized, accurate and processed on a timely basis in accordance with department service level standards and approved policies and procedures- Responsible for cutoff procedures at month end and year end - Monitor and analyze Accounts Payable key performance indicators (e.g. invoices per AP clerk, error count per AP clerk)- Identify areas of process improvements by maximizing automation and cost efficiencies- Recruit full time/temp staff as needed; delegate and assigns responsibilities to staff members- Build and maintain excellent customer relations with both internal and external personnel by investigating and resolving processing issues and concerns on a timely basis- Practicing good judgment and fairness among staff members- Maintaining a positive work environment and encouraging career development- Respond to vendor inquiries
- Bachelor's degree or college diploma in an Accounting related field - CGA/CMA designation an asset- 3-5 years' experience in a Manager/Supervisor role in Accounts Payable- Knowledge of JD Edwards preferred- Knowledge of Accounts Payable workflows (e.g. AP by OpenText)- Working knowledge of sales tax CDN and Foreign (UK and US)- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral - Attention to detail - Ability to work under tight timelines - Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills - Independent worker