Accounts Payable Manager

| Chicago
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The Role 

The Accounts Payable (AP) Manager will play a critical role in the growth of our Accounting department by owning the full cycle of AP, ensuring accurate and timely recording of expenses and payments to vendors. The AP Manager also performs financial activity related to the month end close. The ideal candidate possesses strong business acumen with the ability to effectively address both financial and operational challenges. You are a people person capable of navigating and managing vendor and internal relationships, managing a staff of AP Specialists and supporting the Finance team. Most importantly, you must be able to thrive in the fast-paced Green Thumb environment.

Responsibilities 
  • Manages full Accounts Payables cycle including settlement of intercompany payables/receivables
  • Develops policies and procedures while ensuring compliance with the delegation of authority matrix
  • Maintains vendor master database
  • Maintains vendor relationships, answering vendor and internal inquiries in a timely manner
  • Leads a team accounts payable professionals
  • Prepares supporting documentation and processes payments
  • Maintains standard operating procedures including month-beginning and month-end checklists
  • Reviews payables for completeness and accuracy
  • Communicates with vendors with respect to status of payables, overdue balances, etc.
  • Reviews employee expense reports and follows up on exceptions to company policy
  • Supports external audit process, where required
  • Supervises annual 1099 process
Qualifications  
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-7 years of experience working in an accounting or accounts payable role - manufacturing or distribution related business preferred
  • 2 years of experience managing staff
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Ability to direct and supervise
  • Advanced skills as it relates to MS Office and accounting software
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written), with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
Additional Requirements 
  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
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Location

Green Thumb is located in River North, a short walk from the Chicago Brown Line and near the Ohio expressway entrance.

What are Green Thumb Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
GTI offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees to be used on transit and ride sharing apps!
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
GTI has a 420 Happy Hour which occurs on a monthly basis hosted by rotating team members who create a theme-based event.
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