AP Manager

  • Location
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Payable
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker+Lynch is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Manager in Mesa.


  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, managing, training and evaluating Accounts Payable team on performance, using established level standards
  • Oversee the daily operation of Accounts Payable according to established written processes and procedures
  • Establish relevant cut-off dates/times for Accounts Payable processes and manages monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information.
  • Reports to management on section performance using reporting tools and performance metrics
  • Review, analyze, and compare individual/group performance against standards; take appropriate corrective action where necessary
  • Make recommendations to management on changes that will create efficiencies and enhance performance
  • Maintain open communication with both vendors and field centers
  • Review and recommend updates to departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintain employee expense reimbursements, invoice processing system and incoming AP inquiries (Help Desk)  
  • Collaborate with other Finance peers across the department to ensure a one team mentality
  • Manage all 1099 tax related matters and yearly filing to state and federal agency.


  • High School diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree preferred  
  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains/Dynamics or other accounting ERP systems.
  • 5+ years AP experience, 2 years AP Manager experience
  • Demonstrated aptitude for effective delegation and coordination skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude to effectively handle team interpersonal situations
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Word programs, including basic formulas and functions
  • Proven ability to motivate and lead others in order to achieve tasks and goals
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with project management and implementation