Director of Accounts Payable

Location: Frisco, TX
Do you have a passion for accounting and a strong knowledge of accounts payable? Are you looking to grow your career and move into a Director level position? Would you like to join the team of a successful and growing logistics company? If you answered yes to these questions, then this is the role for you!

J.W. Logistics is a premier provider of last mile transportation and logistics solutions supporting regional and national customers throughout the United States. J.W. Logistics offers a range of logistics solutions allowing customers to stay focused on their core business. This strategy primarily involves same-day services including on-demand, distribution, and dedicated fleets of vehicles including cargo vans, straight trucks, and tractor trailers. J.W. Logistics is currently seeking a Director of Accounts Payable to join their team at the corporate location in Frisco, TX. Below you will find the key responsibilities and qualifications for this role.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all activities in the accounts payable function.
  • Manages AP. Includes, Customer Vendor Relations, and the AP disbursement group which handles all check disbursements, 1099 and tax related matters for ERP systems
  • Ensure timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports.
  • Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines.
  • Manages monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information.
  • Ensures the accuracy of financial statements.
  • Provides accounting assistance to project managers and operations staff.
  • Responds to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs.
  • Acts as a liaison between the company, government and external accountants to meet information needs and to ensure that proper information is maintained for historical purposes.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred
  • 7+ years of accounting experience
  • 1+ years of leadership/management experience
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software
  • Must have large ERP AP system experience, as well as 1099 filing experience
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills, i.e. excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting accountants, clients, and upper management
  • Good communication skills for communicating with support personnel and management
  • 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
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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