Shared Services Accounts Payable Lead in Charlotte, NC at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    4401 Colwick Road
    Charlotte, NC
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Job Summary- 
The Accounts Payable Lead will work in the Accounts Payable department of the Sonic Shared Service Center.
Essential Functions- 
•         Manage and work the invoice exception queue for a designated region of dealerships and work with end users towards a resolution.  This may include reaching out to internal and external end users via email and phone to conduct training's as necessary. •         Process Manufacturer parts invoices for a specific set of dealership brands and assist with monthly reconciliation. •         Assist in research and resolution of invoice questions from outside vendors and internal customers. •         Accurately enter invoice data into Coupa (Sonic’s procure to pay system) and the CDK Accounts Payable Module while meeting department Service Level Agreements.  •         Root cause analysis to reduce exception queue •         Ensure internal controls for invoice processing •         Responsible for Standard Operating Procedures •         Prepare end of day reporting and reconcile end of day batches. •         Research and resolve disputed vendor invoices and void check requests. •         Resolve pre-check register payment exceptions from the Disbursements department ensuring invoice processing accuracy. •         Match invoices with purchase orders to ensure accurate and timely payments to Sonic suppliers. •         Drive change by identifying process improvements •         Assist the AP Automation Supervisor with specific Accounting processes and projects to meet deadlines. •         Provide leadership, train and work closely with a team of Accounts Payable Leads to ensure the accounts payable invoice process is ran efficiently. •         Always provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
Minimum Qualifications- 
College degree – preferably in business or accounting or equivalent work experienceMinimum of two years Accounts Payable and/or Procure to Pay experienceThorough knowledge of the procure to pay processAccurate data entry skillsCustomer focused with a commitment to exceeding customer’s needsExcellent organizational skills and detail orientedProficient PC skills using Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) Problem solving, analytical and organizational skillsAbility to work well with internal and external contacts, team player Excellent communication skills, both verbal and writtenEffective at multi-tasking, prioritization, working independently and embracing changeMust be forward facing, have a positive attitude and professional demeanorExcellent communication skills, both verbal and writtenGeneral accounting knowledge

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