Sr. Mgr., Accounts Payable in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 9/18/2020

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Job Description

Company Description

The Nature's Bounty Co. is a privately held, global leader in health and wellness with a rich history and proven track record in the nutritional market. As a manufacturer, marketer and online seller of vitamins, dietary supplements, minerals, herbals, protein bars and powders, and ethical beauty products, our purpose is to create a happier, healthier world using the power of science and nature. The brands of The Nature's Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty®, Pure Protein®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Sundown®, Body Fortress®, MET-Rx® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Nature’s Bounty Co.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Senior Manager of Accounts Payable leads and directs the AP team and establishes the policies, internal controls, departmental Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and process improvements ensuring that all transactions are processed accurately and timely.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Processing evaluations and enhancements to optimize inter-department functionality
  • Managing the staff within the Accounts Payable team, with direct focus on the management team, promoting effective delegation and staff utilization, professional development, cross training and talent succession planning
  • Overseeing all departmental activities, such as disbursing checks and invoice processing to ensure that they are completed accurately and executed in a timely manner to support the monthly financial close
  • Leading the annual 1099 process, ensuring accurate and timely distribution of tax forms
  • Determining the strategy for transaction processing efficiencies and leads implementation of new processes
  • Monitoring compliance of accounting policies and internal controls and support internal and external audits
  • Ensuring strong protections against fraud and abuse in transaction processing
  • Creating, documenting and executing all Accounts Payable policies ensuring transactions are processed in accordance with Company SOX controls
  • Creating and delivering to management reporting metrics to ensure teams are functioning effectively
  • Providing essential information to management for estimating cash flow requirements
  • Building and maintaining relationships with employees and vendors
  • Maintaining the employee expense reimbursement system
  • Working with Procurement to ensure Vendor invoicing and pricing mechanisms are functioning properly
  • Leading the development of short and long-term objectives for the teams, evaluates KPIs, organizes team for success, integrates customer service-oriented behaviors
  • Evaluating the staffing model for the team, both internal and external 
  • Identifying short and long-term training and development needs for all team members. 
  • Participating in the recruitment process and developing colleagues for career progression
  • Assisting the Finance team with initiatives/projects

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance 
  • 10+ year of experience in Accounts Payable 
  • 5+ years of experience in managing an Accounts Payable team
  • Exceptional knowledge of invoice processing, credit/collections and cash application
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize multiple priorities and strong attention to detail
  • Computer skills, including MS Office programs, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical / problem solving skills.
  • Ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization and across other functional areas
  • Consumer Product Goods (CPG) industry experience a plus
  • AS400, Oracle Accounting systems a plus
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

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