Team Leader - Expenditure Management

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 16153
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Team Leader - Expenditure Management
Job Location: Saint Louis, MO
Base Compensation: $60,000 — $70,000
Total Compensation: $65,000 — $80,000
Benefits: strong benefits
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: All Industries

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

This is a great opportunity with a company whose culture is collaborative and dynamic. The work life balance is reasonable and they offer strong opportunity for career advancement and growth.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Finance Team Leader Expenditure Management Control The Team Leader is responsible for delivering functional results of a team with excellence through prioritization, delegation, and by appropriately leveraging resources. The Team Leader is responsible for: • Creating a working environment that promotes high performance, • Building the team to meet the current and future needs of the firm, • Working with associates on their professional development by discussing goals and providing appropriate learning opportunities. • Obtaining and maintaining functional expertise for his/her area of responsibility • Continually evaluating and improving processes and controls related to the firm's business cycles Additionally, the Team Leader should focus on (i) developing an inclusive, team-focused learning environment, (ii) preparing and leading for the future by continuously improving and innovating processes, and (iii) developing himself/herself to enhance his/her contribution to the organization and to prepare for future leadership opportunities. Key Responsibilities: • Ensure that the firm fulfills its obligation to make accurate and timely payments to vendors and associates in accordance with Expenditure Management's established processes and controls. • Establish and adhere to strong accounting controls to safeguard the firm's assets in the expenditure management functions and continuously monitor these controls to ensure they are functioning properly to mitigate firm risk. • Safeguard the data integrity of the firm's cost management structure and vendor master file and ensure that the related processes and controls are effective and consistently executed. • Ensure that the firm fulfills its obligations under federal and state guidance/regulation that stem from the Expenditure Management function (i.e. IRS, OFAC, FATCA, etc.). Operational Responsibilities • Responsible for the processing and controls related to the firm's Expenditure Management structure • Ensure Expenditure Management processes are in compliance with key Sarbannes-Oxley controls • Primary responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of the firm's A/P vendor master file by establishing and maintaining appropriate controls • Responsible for the timely and accurate payment and accounting of Electronic Invoices processed through the Vendor Front End system • Responsible for A/P pay cycle and related control functions/activities including, but not limited to voucher audits, check issuance, electronic payments, payment stops/voids/reissues/rejects, as well as bank and positive pay file reconciliations • Reconciliation of various general ledger accounts that are the responsibility of the Expenditure Management department • Responsible for 1099-Misc reporting for payments made to vendors, including accuracy of vendor database with regards to 1099 information, accuracy and timeliness of information reported to the IRS, and B-Notice activity • Key stakeholder in the firm's Annual Planning process • Ensure the timeliness and integrity of the data in the PeopleSoft Projects Module • Manage and coordinate the third party audit of A/P vouchers • Lead escheatment process for outstanding A/P payments • Support the firm's cost management reporting processes • Lead projects in support of the Expenditure Management area

QUALIFICATIONS

Primary Qualifications: Position Requirements: • Bachelor's degree with a Finance/Accounting major • CPA Strongly Preferred • Proficiency using PeopleSoft Financials, including view and query for modules. • Intermediate/Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) • 5 + Years Relevant Work Experience • Previous leadership experience Functional Requirements • Strong understanding of accounting processes and financial statements. • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks/projects while also completing regular responsibilities. • Provides direction and leadership; creates strong team environment and builds talent; able to lead and influence others directly or indirectly. • Achieves high levels of productivity through establishing objectives, managing priorities, and driving for results. • Setting priorities according to criteria such as time urgency, perceived value of outcome, ease of completion, importance, and political/organizational factors. • Fosters open communication by creating a candid and open environment. • Strong attention to detail and strong documentation skills.
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 5-6+
  
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