Assistant Manager General Accounting - Accounts Payable

Location: FL Pensacola - Operations Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description


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Basic Purpose

To assist the Manager in leading the operations of the Accounts Payable department which includes functions such as invoice processing, prepaid expense analysis, month end/year end accruals, grant incentive tracking and reporting, and analytics.  To assist with the development and maintenance of processes, controls, metrics and staff.   To partner with the Manager in leading ongoing operational strategy, and alignment with corporate and departmental strategic goals.


• Develop, maintain and enhance staff analytical and functional capabilities with respect to accounts payable/invoice processing
• Partner with operational accounting related to prepaid expenses and month end/year end invoice accruals
• Partner with other business units and vendors to improve procedures, resolve problems, and implement initiatives; presents conclusions and recommendations to management
• Evaluate operational efficiency and effectiveness
• Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant industry standards, best practices, business processes and technology used within related business areas to ensure compliance with policy, vendor contractual requirements, procedures, processes and standards
• Develop strategies to resolve system/operational/functional issues; develop standards, objectives, priorities and alternatives
• Align department strategic plan and initiatives with corporate strategy and strategic plans
• Promote proactive best practice approaches using department systems to solve business needs and problems
• Lead or participate in cross-departmental project teams
• Stay abreast of and ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines
• Perform supervisory/managerial responsibilities
  o Ensure adequate/skilled staffing; select employees
  o Establish performance goals and priorities
  o Prepare, conduct and review performance appraisals
  o Develop, mentor and counsel staff
  o Provide input and/or prepare budget requirements for Annual Financial Plan (AFP)
  o Ensure section/branch goals and objectives align with division/department strategy
  o Ensure efficiency of operations
• Act as manager in the incumbent's absence Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications – All required unless otherwise noted:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field, or the equivalent combination of experience, education and training
• CPA designation preferred
• Advanced knowledge with PeopleSoft Financial Accounts Payable  (version 9.2)
• Experience in Accounts Payable/Procure to Pay related to the overall invoice process
• Significant experience in prepaid expense analysis
• Significant experience in general ledger expense accruals at both month end and year end
• Significant experience in supervising and leading onsite and remote employees
• Significant experience managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals
• Significant experience working with cross-functional teams and leading projects
• Advanced skill resolving conflicting requests and meeting changing requirements
• Significant experience work which displays increasing levels of responsibility and/or authority
• Advanced skill presenting findings, conclusions, alternatives and information clearly and concisely
• Significant experience in demonstrating thought-leadership, taking the initiative, decision-making and creatively solving business problems
• Advanced skill exercising initiative and using good judgment to make sound decisions
• Advanced skill maintaining accuracy with attention to detail and meeting deadlines
• Advanced research, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Advanced verbal and written communication skills
• Advanced organizational, planning and time management skills
• Advanced presentation software skills
• Advanced word processing and spreadsheet software skills

• Working knowledge of Navy Federal Human Resources policies, procedures, and programs

Schedule: Monday - Friday
Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability


Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need.
An assessment may be required to compete for this position.

Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.