• International Accounts Payable Supervisor

    US-NY-New York
  • Responsibilities

    The Accounts Payable Supervisor is an integral position within the Accounting department and is responsible for the verification, processing and payment of all international operational invoices (in our business this means all payments that are not project related sub-contractors). This includes employee reimbursements, non-project related suppliers, tax and other regulatory authorities. You will also oversee proper GL coding as relates to GAAP accounting, as well as guide and advise junior staff on questions about the application of accounting rules. The right candidate will ensure that the company meets its financial obligations to vendors in a in a timely, efficient and accurate manner while preventing payments resulting from fraudulent activity, unscrupulous actions, unjust over-charges or fees, or violations of company policy.



    • Issue payments to vendors (lease/loan, operations, employee reimbursements, government agencies)
    • Issue payments for client refunds upon request from Accounts Receivables (AR).
    • Ensure invoices are approved in a timely manner in the Accounting system.
    • Resolve payment issues and answer payment questions from company vendors.
    • Police expenditures – ensure that they are within policy/guidelines.
    • Monitor the default coding in the Accounting system to ensure accuracy with regards to G/L accounts.
    • Advise on proper GL coding as it relates to accruals, prepaid expenses and capital expenditures including fixed assets.
    • Review and post invoice batches daily to ensure proper codes were used.
    • Maintain an open line of communication with other departments (especially Finance and Operations), TPT offices and vendor AR departments – enabling the AP process to flow efficiently.
    • Check for inter-company codes and override defaults.
    • Research issues as required.
    • Review the work of specialists and catch errors.
    • Work as a team player and foster an environment of teamwork.
    • Conduct invoice audits of expenses.
    • Interact with foreign accountants.
    • Improve processes and make them more efficient. 


    As an APOps Supervisor you are a:

    • Creative thinker – You are curious and unafraid to ask questions
    • Hard worker – You are industrious and diligent in everything you do
    • Innovator – You are willing to initiate changes and introduce new ideas

    Your experience includes:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or appropriate job experience (Accounting or Finance preferred)
    • 5 years work experience within Accounts Payable
    • Must have some experience dealing with EMEA/APAC payables
    • Knowledge of wire transfers/ACH/bank interfaces.
    • Management or leadership experience is preferred
    • Superb attention to detail
    • Strong computer skills (Great Plains experience preferred).
    • Able to perform in high pressure situations.
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Basic understanding of GAAP accounting as relates to payables.
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
    • Mindset to continuously improve the work process


    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.


    With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


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