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Manager, Disbursements in Lansing, MI at AF Group

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Lansing, MI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Responsible for managing the financial processes that are critical to the day-to-day accounting operations for Emerging Market companies. This position works with leadership to establish and implement accounts payable and travel policies for Emerging Market companies. This position has overall accountability for the accuracy and timeliness of the accounts payable functions for the enterprise. This position manages technical and operational aspects of accounts payable including expense reporting, accounts payable disbursements, employee expense reimbursements, expense reporting and fixed asset capitalization. Provides continuous improvements and procedural enhancements to staff as processes and systems change that are associated with accounts payable.


  • Responsible for developing and documenting new or changed policies to provide better financial management. Establishes, implements, and enforces enterprise travel and accounts payable policies
  • Responsible for hiring and developing a highly efficient and knowledgeable team of accounts payable.
  • Manages the accounts payable activity for the enterprise ensuring compliance with enterprise and governmental policies, including but not limited to, the timely and accurate review of policy disbursements, employee expense reimbursements and other disbursements, as well as the related journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Prepares various financial information for both internal and external parties
  • Responsible for budget creation. Responsible for review and communication of any variances to senior management.
  • Manages fixed asset activity ensuring timeliness and accuracy of capitalization and disbursements
  • Responsible for agent, policyholder and vendor interactions on any issues that require special attention or interaction.
  • Serves on various projects making business decisions for duties managed as well as consultant on day to day activities with subsidiaries.
  • Establishes and monitors staff workload. Creates metric based dashboards used for both financial reviewing and staffing models.
  • Establishes and monitors team performance metrics to measure efficiency and quality of work being performed. Administers discipline and coaching as applicable.
  • Supports system installations, conversions and upgrades, including but not limited to, report design, development and testing.
  • Supports both internal and external audits, including communication, documentation and interpretation on all things related to accounts payable disbursements.

Supervisory: Directly manages technical and clerical support staff in multiple locations. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, selecting and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.

This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.


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