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Accounts Payable Manager

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General information


An agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide. HM. CLAUSE is a company committed to diversity and inclusion.   






Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Main Goal

The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for ensuring the consistent operation of all daily Accounts Payable related functions resulting in a timely and accurate month end close. The Accounts Payable Manager will lead key initiatives to streamline the system and processes while overseeing the day to day activities of the accounts payable team.

Job description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

•Manage end to end Accounts Payable process to include: vendor setup, internal/external vendor relations, manage vendor master data, AP disbursements, 1099, W8-BEN, W9, sale/use tax and tax related matters.

•Develop, implement and maintain systems, procedures and policies, including all accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines and SOP for all processes within the department and oversee bi-annual cross training among staff. Harmonize processes between EMEA and AMPA.

•Supervise and mentor the Accounts Payable team. Train and evaluate employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Addresses performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions. Motivate and reward employees via 1:1 meetings, annual reviews and participates in hiring process when required.

•Lead and implement new P2P system streamlining the processes, going paperless and moving vendors to ACH/wire vs. manual checks.

•Manage the Concur Travel and Reimbursement Process to include full ERP automation, departmental reporting and training. Domain lead to support implementation in other business units.

•Administer the Company's Corporate Card Program including automation with Concur/JDE, implementation of e-payables and adherence to the company policy.

•Review and establish a baseline process for approvals, internal controls and fraud mitigation.

•Analyze accounts payable activities for performance, including timeliness, accuracy, and proper general ledger coding.

•Lead the closing of AP ledger each month, including but not limited to review of outstanding payments, ensuring all transactions are properly recorded, accrual of AP invoices by major general ledger account and prepare the monthly reconciliation of subsidiary accounts to the general ledger.

•Coordinate with purchase requisitioners and business owners to ensure timely generation of purchase orders.

•Work closely with operational department managers and teams to improve transactional processes, create efficiencies and enhance performance.

•Provide accounting assistance relating to accounts payable and respond to accounts payable inquires and questions or concerns from other departments.

•Act as a liaison between the company and external auditors with respect to the accounts payable related requests.

•Assist in cash forecasting for the treasury department.

•General ad hoc reporting and special projects as needed.


Education & work experience required:

•BA/BS Degree in Accounting and/or equivalent experience
•5+ years of experience in Accounting and/or Accounts Payable
•Management experience preferred
•Experience in corporate accounting environment preferred
•Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
•JD Edwards One World, Oracle, Concur or Basware experience desired
•Must be fluent in English; Spanish or French fluency a plus

Technical Skills - Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access), Concur experience a plus, JD Edwards 9.0, Oracle, or other ERP systems experience a plus. English language Fluency required; Spanish or French language fluency a plus. Ability to generate new, creative approaches to problems, or original modifications/innovations to established approaches.


•Reports to: US Controller - AMPA
•Status: Permanent position
•Internal relations: All employees of HM.Clause, Inc. and its subsidiaries
•External relations: Financial institutions, leasing companies, customers, vendors, etc.
•Travel domestically as required for business (total travel less than 10%)

Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA, California


260 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, États-Unis

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

High School Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more