Accounts Payable Manager

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries, with a commitment to delivering quality, building trust and improving lives. Today, Oatey operates a comprehensive manufacturing and distribution network to supply thousands of products for professional builders, contractors, engineers and do-it-yourself consumers around the world.

The Oatey family of companies is consist of brands that are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry. We are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, Harvey, Masters, Contact, and Belanger.

What we're looking for...

The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for leading and performing all activities in the accounts payable function including support and guidance of the day-to-day activities of accounts payable team and maintenance of system. The manager maintains all payment or other transaction records and is responsible for coordinating the payment process. Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports. The manager timely reviews all unvouchered receipts and purchase orders and reconciles open balances to the general ledger. Review applicable accounting reports and accounts payable register to ensure accuracy. Audits methods and procedures of accounts payable function to improve efficiency and recommends changes to policies that affect the organization. Frequently interacts with other supervisors, vendors, and/or functional peer group managers.

Expectations & Accountabilities...

  • Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers to capture cash discounts and maintain credit rating.
  • Maintains transaction records to ensure accurate accounting reporting and proper accounts payable register.
  • Administrator of the company credit card and travel reimbursement program.
  • Supervise the receipt of invoices, verification, record of transactions and direct expense.
  • Reviews vendor and service provider agreements.
  • Track and pay sales and use tax.
  • Reconcile statements and payment records.
  • Correspond with vendors regarding billing and payments and resolve billing issues.
  • Analyze accounts.
  • Prepares reports.
  • Streamline the payment process.
  • Assist with audits.
  • Lead AP team for daily AP work while providing a supportive environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you'll need to be successful...

  • Four (4) to six (6) years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting systems, preferably SAP, AX, Concur.
  • PC Computer Proficiency: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint etc.
  • Specialized business mathematics or accounting coursework
  • Possess strong skills in communicating and ability to present courteous customer service.
  • Bookkeeping and month end close experience

Qualifications that will set you apart...

  • Experience in accounting in a manufacturing/distribution environment preferred.

Education and Certification

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives through the products that we make.  
  • Oatey fosters an environment that embraces diversity - acknowledging, valuing, and utilizing the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates. 
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.  
  • Our vision is to remain and continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, to challenge the status quo, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.  
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.  
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.
  • Come join the Oatey team, where we’re big enough to matter and small enough that YOU matter!  

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Competitive pay based on experience and merit  
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary) 
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)  
  • Generous benefits including up to $3,000 company contribution to Health Savings Account 
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match 
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement  
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and mental health therapy options
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!