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Manager, A/P and Disbursement

201 Tresser Blvd, Stamford, CT 06901, USA Req #154
Thursday, September 22, 2022

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Job Summary:

The Manager, Accounts Payable and Disbursements manages all activities in the accounts payable and disbursements functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and providing leadership, creativity, and direction of the Accounts Payable and Disbursements Control Departments.
  • Managing team members through optimum selection, development, appraisal, and motivational techniques; provide coaching, enabling, and facilitating the processing of approximately 25,000vendor invoices annually.
  • Respond timely to vendor-related questions and take necessary actions to resolve any issues/complaints.
  • Review and manage open invoices/debits on accounts payable trial balance to ensure appropriate aging is maintained.
  • Prepare and file year-end reporting on Forms 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC.
  • Performing audits and reporting of vendor master data and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registrant data.
  • Manage the unclaimed property process.
  • Maintain SAP vendor master data, Purdue signing authority-related forms, spreadsheet, and system tables.
  • Creating and managing effective cross-functional/collaborative partnerships across company to drive internal/external customer satisfaction.
  • If necessary, training select executives on Purdue’s wire/e-payment signing procedures/guidelines.
  • Perform as project lead for related initiatives.
  • Maintain and/or design and implement effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and that Purdue’s financial information is reliable, accurate, and timely.
  • Review appropriate systems and level of authority by role, cross-functionally with the Information Technology Department.
  • Establishing or re-engineering operating procedures/systems designed to improve performance and minimize technical or operational difficulties; establish and maintain continuity planning efforts for the Finance Department.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related area
  • At least ten (10) years of accounts payable / accounting experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of supervisory experience

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of accounts payable processes
  • SAP ERP experience required; SAP Ariba and/or Zycus procurement system experience preferred
  • Must possess strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills

Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable):

The position has direct supervisory responsibilities for two (2) employees.

Job Titles Supervised:

  • Team Lead, Accounts Payable
  • Senior Team Lead, Disbursements


Physical and Environmental Requirements

Perform job functions in various positions that may require sitting, stooping, balancing, kneeling, crouching, twisting, and/or reaching. While sitting for an extended period of time on a routine basis, incumbent may use the following equipment:  Personal computer, telephone/ other voice communication devices, copier, fax, scanners,  or other specialized equipment used in an office setting.  


Additional Information

Work-flex roles can be performed through a combination of on-site and remote-based work. 

Employee should be located in the following states:  CT, NJ, NY

Relocation assistance not provided. 

Minimum required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities are included in the posting. The position will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions. Additionally, the company may revise the job description at any time.

Other details

  • Job Family Finance
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $97,200.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $150,000.00
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  • 201 Tresser Blvd, Stamford, CT 06901, USA