Director, Accounts Payable in Green Bay, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Green Bay Willowbrook

Job Type:

Finance Accounts Payable

Job Posting Title:

Director, Accounts Payable

Job Description:

The Director, Accounts Payable is a director-level accounting position managing the centralized Corporate Accounts Payable Team located in Green Bay, WI.  This position will be responsible for leading the Corporate Accounts Payable Team in the areas of invoice and transactional processing, 1099 and 1042 tax reporting, team leadership and mentoring, Accounts Payable metric reporting and industry benchmarking.  This position will also be involved with centralizing Accounts Payable for new locations as needed.  The position will report to the Head of Shared Services TreeHouse Foods.

This person will be responsible for leading the centralized Accounts Payable team in Green Bay.  This will include being an expert in Accounts Payable systems, driving system and process improvements, SOX compliance and mentoring Accounts Payable Associates in their area of work.  Additional duties will be special projects, adding new companies to the centralized process, and reporting on key metrics to insure industry-leading performance.

Reporting to the Director, Accounts Payable will be:

  • Accounts Payable Managers (3)
  • Associate Financial Analyst

Roles & Responsibilities:

Enforce deadlines, set departmental goals and report on progress to the Controllers Group Leadership Team, Corporate Treasurer, and the Head of Procurement.

Standardize processes across the Accounts Payable function and ensure the necessary training is provided resulting in consistent processing.

Work with Plant Financial Managers, Purchasing and Corporate equivalents to optimize the Purchase to Pay process.

Utilize systems tools to lead the team in efficient and timely processing.

SOX compliance review including self-assessments as necessary.

Train staff, keep procedures updated, identifies opportunities to increase efficiency, and implement new procedures.

Month-end work including posting invoices, preparing accruals, and performing AP related journal entries and reconciliations.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ability to solve problems while coordinating projects, communicating changes and monitoring progress
  • Effective leadership and employee development skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines with accurate and detailed results
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, for effective interaction with all levels of company personnel
  • Highly motivated, energetic, hands-on
  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of twelve to fifteen years of progressive accounting experience with four years of managing Accounts Payable in a large organization
  • Travel:  Up to 25% depending on projects

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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