Job Description



A Leading Transportation Company located in Hudson County, New Jersey is searching for anAccounts Payable Leadwho will handle the following responsibilities:


  • Handle questions/issues from Accounts Payable (A/P) coordinators and serves as lead for the department.
  • Act as liaison to and department resource for the General Accounting Manager.
  • Respond to inquiries from employees and vendors, and resolve issues as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) controls in the procurement to pay process including review of the un-invoiced reports, documentation of review and follow up.
  • Work with Purchasing group and users to coordinate the closing of Purchases Orders.
  • Obtain and review new vendor information, set up new vendor and maintain vendor information in the accounting system.
  • Assist in month end accounts payable close and accruals process.
  • Prepare/maintain A/P and department training materials. Coordinate and conduct new hire A/P orientation (company wide).
  • As needed, review, verify and process vendor invoices. May include matching against purchase orders; identifying sales/use tax applicability of vendors and accruing tax as applicable; ensuring appropriate approvals are obtained, researching and compiling any needed back up (packing slips, etc.).
  • Train new A/P coordinators as appropriate; provide guidance and advice to less senior coordinators.
  • Back up for weekly check processing and disbursement



Qualified candidates for the Accounts Payable Lead position should possess:


  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 5+ years in Accounts Payable
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong Word and Excel skills (including Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP experience)



The total compensation range is from $50,000 to $55,000 with great benefits.  If you are interested in this excellent opportunity (and/or others similar to it) please forward your resume to careers@nauticusgroup.comand/or call us at (973) 921-9777. Ref.  #MO06APL6FQ3. Visit our website at to learn more about Nauticus Group and to view more job postings.

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