Accounts Payable Lead


Adecco’s Specialty Recruitment team is seeing motivated Accounts Payable Leads for their premier client in Princeton, NJ, whose passion is bringing innovative educational solutions to people worldwide.  If you meet the qualifications listed below, please Apply Now!

Position Summary

The Accounts Payable Lead supports the AP Manager with all AP processes and acts as a back-up. The Lead is also responsible for a wide range of accounting and accounts payable functions to support the operations of the department.


  • Adhere to ethical standards and comply with the laws and regulations applicable to your job function
  • Assist AP Manager in delegating tasks and responsibilities to AP Specialists to achieve quality outcome
  • Receive problems from AP Specialists, research root cause, communication to internal /external customer with resolution.
  • Maintain internal and external relationships through timely/accurate payments and excellent customer service.
  • Ensure clear and updated communication with all departments regarding department policies and procedures
  • Review and approve vendor set up with Western Union and People Soft ensuring all compliance documents are completed accurately.
  • Upload large telecommunication and supply chain payment files.
  • Providing payment status from Velocity and bank to the Honoraria team for resolution.
  • Responsible for review and accuracy of journal entries and accruals including all month end closing processes.
  • Responsible for reconciliation of G/L accounts and providing information to bring variances to resolution.
  • Perform Positive Pay exception daily including uploading check issue/ paid/void files.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly payment metrics for all AP department processes.
  • Back up Manager to create and upload payment files.
  • Assist with year-end 1099 preparation, review and validation for AP People Soft vendors.
  • Review and validate information in Tracker escheatment system. Prepare filings to states timely and accurately.
  • Train staff and document processes including testing and updating department user manual.
  • Assist with implementation of projects including testing, training, writing process and procedures.
  • Working with internal and external audit requests providing information.
  • Special projects as assigned by AP Manager.

Education, Certifications, or Special Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Accounting/Finance preferred.

Relevant Years of Experience Required:

  • 5+ years in Accounting/Finance role or Accounts Payable preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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