Vantiv Accounts Payable in Cincinnati, Ohio

Accounts Payable Lead

GENERAL FUNCTION: This accounts payable lead will perform a variety of complex accounts payable support duties including high volume AP processing of invoices and other payments, AP analysis and reporting. In addition to managing an independent workload, this AP Lead may also provide direction and support for other AP personnel. This AP lead will the handle of confidential information and must maintain confidentiality.


  • Process accounts payable including payments for the following:

  • Create and prepare KPI reports and business metrics for management review

  • Interact daily with all levels of management regarding vendor payments and the enforcement of policy and procedures required in processing payments. Contact other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve issues and customer (internal and external) service complaints.

  • Audit employee travel and entertainment forms and ensure compliance with established policies and procedures

  • Ensure accurate and organized documentation

  • Assist in verifying and tracking cost and expense. Verify accuracy, completeness and consistency of accounting information received.

  • Apply working knowledge of accounts payable terms and procedures

  • Review and audit of daily work performed by accounts payable team

  • Initiate, develop, and implement improved and optimized processes and procedures; continuous process improvement

  • Trade Payables -- inventory, materials, supplies, services

  • Residuals and service based invoices including 1099, ISOs, ISVs, offshore consulting

  • Expense Payables -- employee travel, entertainment, tracking and reporting in Concur


May supervise and/or provide direction to AP team and may serve as lead in special projects and manage cross-functional teams. Trains and leads clerical level and junior level staff


  • Education: Minimum of high school diploma. Associates Degree in Accounting preferred.

  • Professional experience:

  • 5+ years high-volume and complex accounts payable experience

  • Experience in escheatment reporting and recovery processes preferred

  • Sales & use tax compliance experience required

  • Technical:

  • Tier One ERP experience, Oracle preferred and Concur or similar expense software required

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products including Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Microsoft Access and Business Objects applications experience preferred

  • Strong data entry skills required including ability to use a 10 key calculator

  • Other Professional skills:

  • Ability to meet established time frames in a fast paced environment

  • Self-starter with good communication skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required