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Manager, Accounts Payable in Chantilly, VA at Long & Foster Companies

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Controller, the Accounting Manager manages the Shared Services Accounts Payable team of the Accounting Department.  The Manager ensures efficient payment of invoices by keeping consistent with company procedures and general accounting principles. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Manages career development of Accounts Payable staff including performance reviews, evaluations, employee development, and salary recommendations.
  2. Manages and directs the daily input of A/P vouchers into the financial system by A/P Specialist, ensures the timeliness of payments while taking advantage of any discounts offered.
  3. Posts Accounts Payable vouchers daily in the Great Plains Software (GPS) financial system.
  4. Performs set-up, structuring and ensures the accuracy of all new and existing general ledger accounts. Oversees the correct and timely posting of associate and general journal entries.
  5. Review invoices for legitimacy and accuracy of sales taxes. Collects monthly sales tax reports and compiles remittance reports meeting all remittance deadlines and reporting requirements.
  6. Assists Managers and associates with account problems and makes correcting adjustments.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of accounting experience, to include 5 years in an accounts payable environment in a large company
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of accounting management experience
  • Experience with Great Plains, Integration Manager, Invoice approval software and paperless processes preferred
  • Must have advanced Excel skills
  • Proven organizational skills and the ability to build and lead a productive and efficient team.

Long & Foster is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and offers a friendly work environment with competitive pay and benefits.