Accounts Payable Manager

Position: Accounts Payable Manager
Location: Elk Grove Village, Il.
Subsidiary: Röhlig USA, LLC
Country: United States
Start: asap



  • Sales and Business Development Ensure timely reconciliation of vendor account statements and follow-up accordingly with the operations team
  • Monthly review and analysis of the AP Aging and outstanding check register
  • Direct the completion and review cash reconciliations for bank accounts
  • Direct Accounts staff to complete monthly cash reconciliations to ensure reconciliations is properly completed and reconciling items are cleared on a timely basis
  • Supervise check inquiries as it relates to the status of checks outstanding, paid, stopped, etc.
  • Monitor daily positive pay exceptions from various banks and make pay or no pay decisions after researching/validating
  • Oversee and manage annual 1099 process
  • Oversee and manage company T/E expense reporting and compliance
  • Direct staff to identify and compile outstanding check data from various sources to ensure compliance. Oversee the due diligence process. Verify that escheated checks are valid and delegate the reissue to property owner or remittance to the state to accounts payable staff
  • Supervise/manage accounts payable operations
    • Manage workload and workflow of accounts payable team
    • Manage payment runs
    • Reconcile vendor statements
    • Manage Standard operating procedures and update as necessary
    • Review all accounts payable batches for proper coding before posting to the general ledger
    • Ensure that staff expenses are paid appropriately and in a timely manner and that vendors are paid correctly and within established time limits
    • Approve new vendor set ups, audit vouchers over $25K
    • Send weekly reports of accounts payable and expense payments in order to complete intercompany payback
  • Ad hoc projects as needed


Skills required

  • At least 7 years of progressive accounting experience, with 2-5 years at a supervisory level
  • Experience in cash and payables reconciliations, detailed knowledge of transactional accounting process
  • Thorough knowledge of transactional accounting, practices, and procedures
  • Excellent supervisory skills for directing and developing accounts staff
  • Ability to evaluate performance, establish work priorities and delegate tasks
  • Experience in Word, Excel, SAP and EDI/CargoWise
  • Excellent communication skills and strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and with little supervision and cooperatively in a team
  • Continuous training, best practices and participating in a professional Accounting Organization such as the AAPA (American Accounts Payables Association)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance required
  • Freight Forwarding transactional accounting experience required


What you can expect?

Play a vital role in this process. Flat hierarchies, a pleasant and friendly work environment, considerable opportunities for personal development and long-term career planning provide the basis for your success.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and motivation letter to:


Mrs. Kim Keck
Human Resources Manager

Rohlig USA, LLC | 1601 Estes Avenue | Elk Grove Village IL 600007
United States