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Accounts Payable Manager

Merchants Automotive Group, Inc.
Hooksett, NH 03106
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Merchants Fleet is the fastest growing fleet management company in the country, with over 50,000 vehicles under management. Our mission is to provide our clients with the most innovative fleet management experience nationally. We partner with our clients to optimize the mobility of their organization, through leasing, fleet services and customized solutions. Through innovative thinking and specialized teams, Merchants elevates the fleet performance of its broad range of clients.
Merchants is an award-winning place to work with accolades including; Best & Brightest, Best Company to Work For 2015-2019, Great Place to Work and Coolest Company for Young Professionals.

Description: To optimize working capital by overseeing the policies, procedures, processes, systems, controls and personnel related to the outflow of cash through MAG, including the Accounts Payable functions of the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Accounts Payable operations of Merchants Automotive Group, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the departments goals and objectives

  • Provide leadership and mentorship of the Accounts Payable team members to drive a culture of customer service, continuous improvement, and vigorous application of process protocols

  • Responsible for continuous process improvement in all financial transaction streams under management including but not limited to elimination of rework, reduction of waste, implementation of tools to drive efficiencies, reduced defects/errors, and improvement of internal controls

  • Implement/monitor follow-up procedures for calls, payments, and customer service requests

  • Communicate with partners in various departments regarding accounts services/ servicing for status and handling

  • Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained for the payment of invoices

  • Ensure accounts payable are paid in concert with negotiated terms and discounts.

  • Oversee the 1099 year-end reporting process

  • Identify defects in upstream processes that impact timely payment of invoices and partner with departments responsible for these upstream processes to implement improvements

  • Oversee reconciliation and accrual procedures required within the monthly financial close process for Accounts Payable.

  • Co-ordinate with the Information Technology team to ensure effective systems in place to streamline processes and reduce cost to process payable transactions

  • Additional projects and assignments as assigned.


  • Process Improvement background preferred

  • Proven working experience in Accounts Payable as well as other back office operational finance areas

  • 7+ years of management


  • Strong analytic skills along with the ability to identify problems, determine solutions

  • Has managed portfolios of projects and understands project management

  • High level of comfort with information technology

  • Proactive and high energy, with a hands-on approach to problem solving with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • A strong executive presence, with the ability to influence constituencies across internal functions, customers, and partners

  • A strong customer mindset, with a passion for serving customer needs.Consistently demonstrate exceptional customer service skills to internal and external customers

  • Confident, self-aware, with excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Needs to be able to be flexible to be able to work at detail level but also draw conclusions and be able to communicate results with senior management.

  • Aptitude for organizational change, innovative, and team building skills

  • Experience working with various accounts payable and general ledger software

  • Strong desktop computer skills with experience in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


  • BS in Accounting/Finance required

  • MBA and/ or Continuous improvement certifications would be an advantage

  • CPA or CMA certification preferred


Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01

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Hooksett, NH 03106

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