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Are you a numbers person? Looking for a new role to utilize your analytical skills? Look no further! Palmer Group has partnered with this established client to fill the Accounts Payable Manager position. If this opportunity interests you and you meet the qualifications listed below, apply today!


  • Provide leadership, as needed, for employee, system, process, or policy issues, including performance reviews
  • Evaluate and manage the fast-paced, high-volume vendor funding in support of business segments, providing strategic and tactical management of Accounts Payable through efficient processes and workflow assignments
  • Develop, implement, and document accounts payable policies and procedures, providing training and support to internal resources
  • Safeguard data integrity within transactional systems
  • Evaluate departmental KPIs and provide management reporting of accounts payable information and activity
  • Benchmark and assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the current process to streamline workflow while also performing re-design and flow-charting
  • Develop, implement, and communicate process improvements and enhancements to internal controls
  • Manage the research and resolution of invoice/payment discrepancies
  • Recommend and champion process changes to avoid ongoing issues
  • Comply with internal control procedures
  • Ensure all financial deadlines regarding accounts payable are met for month-end and year-end financial closings
  • Act as liaison between Account Payable team and the business – Communicating and Educating
  • Delegate tasks across the entire Accounts Payable team and ensure communicated expectations so that the team achieves a quality outcome
  • Review accounting and compliance tasks with a continuous focus on improving processes and enhancing financial controls
  • Manage Unclaimed Property reporting and annual 1099 preparation for IRS reporting
  • Handle special projects, including system upgrades as needed


  • Bachelors degree required; finance or accounting preferred
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • 7 years of Accounts Payable experience in an automated financial environment
  • 6 years of experience managing a team in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with accounts payable systems, banking institution requirements, federal and state government agency reporting requirements, and familiarity with ERP systems
  • Self-starter with the ability to motivate team members and provide direction
  • Capable of managing multiple deliverables within agreed timeframes

Work Model:

  • Hybrid with 2 days in-office 

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email

Ref: JOB-41429

Palmer Group

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Johnston, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$85000 - $90000