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Accounts Payable Lead

Norcross, US

Ref. number:  702

We care about making people better – those we work for, and those we work with. And we prove it every day.  


In our daily work, we create unique medical solutions to improve quality of life. We enjoy what we do because it makes a difference in people’s lives – for real. 


Although we’re a global company, we’re still small enough for you to make your mark. Our leaders are accessible and trust us to make the right decisions. As a Mölnlycke employee, you’ll thrive when you take on the responsibility

The Opportunity:


In this role, the Accounts Payable Lead is responsible for maintaining the Accounts Payable records for the US Commercial business.  This position supervises the Accounts Payable staff and ensures the accounting function meets processing and month-end closing goals and cut-off requirements.  This position also includes overseeing the processing of payment runs, initiating wires, and the direct processing of complex vendor invoices and employee expense reports, including daily data entry into ERP system, document filing, and heavy communication with vendors, purchasing staff and internal users. As an AP Lead, you will process month-end journal entries, supervise account reconciliations, and help with processor questions and training.     

Your role

  • Supervise Accounts Payable staff of one-three employees
  • Establish and document procedures for Accounts Payable Best Practices
  • Review all accounts payable transactions for accuracy of general ledger coding and approvals as well as follows Corporate guidelines
  • Compare invoices to corresponding purchase orders using three-way matching
  • Monitor accounts payable inbox to ensure timely processing of invoices
  • Obtain W-9 forms and prepare paperwork for new vendor set up in accounting system
  • Review overall weekly payment runs for  terms, accuracy, proper approval and mailing exceptions
  • Prepare all outgoing wires (in banking portal) and ACH payments
  • Maintain filing of all accounts payable documentation (electronic and physical)
  • Maintain electronic record keeping of new vendors, check registers and check logs
  • Maintain documentation of Company Travel & Expense Policy; train all new hires during orientation/onboarding
  • Communicate with vendors in regards to all aspects of the accounts payable function (payments, discrepancies, credits, terms, etc.).
  • Prepare and file annual tax form 1099 and related forms for all applicable vendors/expenses
  • Perform month-end accruals and reconcile various balance sheet accounts including, but not limited to, accruals, prepaids and deposits
  • Prepare and complete journal entries in regards to respective balance sheet accounts and expense reclasses
  • Provide sample selections and documents for auditor requests in a timely manner
  • Assist with developing and training AP team
  • General accounting support
  • Various ad-hoc projects
  • Meet accounting financial standards by monitoring expenditures,identifying variances and implementing corrective actions
  • Maintain regular contact with all levels of management and colleagues when gathering data, exchanging information and discussing financial guidelines for payment approval processes and prompt processing of invoices

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5 or more years accounting-related work experience   
  • 2 or more years of supervisory / leadership experience (preferrred)
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel – a MUST
  • Experience with SAP ERP package – a MUST
  • Experience with expense reporting system (Concur) preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in order to interact effectively in delicate, sensitive, and / or complex situations, and to make effective presentations
  • Excellent leadership / supervisory skills to include coordinating staff, establishing goals and
    delegating tasks and authority
  • Strong organizational and efficiency abilities
  • Exceptional critical-thinking ability to analyze problems and make informed decisions
  • Able to oversee and manage projects and resources effectively
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and maintain a high level of productivity under pressure
  • Must be an excellent team player, able to work effectively across organizational functions with people of various skill levels


We specialise in:  


Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®  

Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients  

Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves  
Mölnlycke was founded in 1849. Nowadays our solutions are available in around 100 countries; we’re the number one global provider of advanced wound care and single-use surgical products; and we’re Europe’s largest provider of customised trays. Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we have about 7,800 employees around the world.  

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

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta