Accounts Payable Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
May 03, 2021
Jun 22, 2021
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Manager to join our team in Fairfax, Virginia.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Manages AP department. Includes day-to-day execution of accounts payable, disbursements, and vendor master functions for multiple companies.
  • Oversees the AP processes, including but not limited to compliance with policies and procedures, payment terms, exception management, vendor management, and 1099's.
  • Performs vendor analysis, expense review and analysis, and support of corporate procurement functions.
  • Implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, surrounding accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines.
  • Ensures that all AP general ledger accounts are reconciled, maintained in a current status, and properly reviewed and approved.
  • Manages monthly closing of AP insuring accuracy and timeliness of posting to general ledger.
  • Manages AP staff. Provides on-going coaching including evaluation of and identification of training opportunities for staff members to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Addresses performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
  • Works with management to resolve business process breakdowns.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field helpful but not required.
  • Seven (7) or more years of accounting experience
  • Three (3) or more years of leadership experience included

Preferred Skills
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, accounting software, and government contracts (FARs).
  • Must have large AP system experience, as well as 1099 filing experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with accountants, clients, and management
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good presentation skills for educating internal clients on accounting principles
  • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*All recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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