Job Description

WHO WE ARE:

Freedom Financial Network is a family of companies that takes a people-first approach to financial services, using technology to empower consumers to overcome debt and create a brighter financial future. The company was founded in 2002 by Brad Stroh and Andrew Housser on the belief that by staying committed to helping people, you can ensure better financial outcomes for both the customer and the business. This Heart + $ philosophy still guides the vision of our growing company, which has helped millions of people find solutions for their financial needs.

What began with 2 people in a spare bedroom has now rapidly expanded to a vibrant business that employs over 2,200 employees (known internally as The Freedom Family) in two locations: San Mateo, CA and Tempe, AZ. When you visit either of our offices, you’ll understand why our employees have voted us the Best Place to Work for the last several years. It’s a place where the Heart + $ philosophy continues to thrive, where we believe that success is only achieved by doing what’s right for our customers, our employees, and our communities.

In order to create brighter futures for our clients, employees, and businesses, Freedom Financial Network holds itself to four core values that have grown out of our Heart + $ philosophy: to care for everyone around us, act with integrity every time, collaborate with everybody we work with, and get better at what we do every day.  


THE
 OPPORTUNITY:

The Accounts Payable Lead plays a key role in monitoring and supporting the daily activities of our Accounts Payable team.   The AP Lead will be seen as the subject matter expert and work with all departments.  Our ideal candidate is a dedicated team player with an entrepreneurial spirit that thrives in a transformational fast-paced environment.  You have a history of identifying process and system improvements and working to bring about efficiency for your team. 

 

THE ROLE:

  • Responsible for supervising and performing daily accounts payable activities.
  • Respond to various internal and external customer requests and inquiries.
  • Monitor payments within Oracle Fusion
  • Setting up ACH Payments, wire transfers, and one-off checks
  • Assist with month-end activity to include allocations and accruals
  • Prepare for and provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Reconcile Accounts Payable transactions
  • Process invoices as needed
  • Reconcile Credit Card statements for P-Card Program and expenses
  • Preparation of 1099 including filing with IRS electronically
  • Verify and maintain vendor setup as well as ensuring documentation such as W-9’s are received
  • Provide coaching and training for direct reports
  • Back-up Sr Manager and perform other duties as requested

 REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS: 

  • Previous lead or supervisory experience
  • Hands on with the AP team
  • Proven career progression in Accounts Payable working for mid to large company
  • Full cycle accounts payable experience in both public and private
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Oracle Fusion or other large ERP experience preferred
  • General accounting knowledge preferred
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Previous ERP conversion experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s preferred (not required)

 

WHY JOIN THE FREEDOM FAMILY?

  • Fast, continued growth - there’s a lot of opportunity for advancement
  • Voted a Best Place to Work multiple times by our employees, most recently #1 in Phoenix for the 2ndyear in a row!
  • Leadership opportunities - manage a team of your own!
  • Benefits start within 30 days
  • 401k with employer match
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation (increased with tenure)
  • 9 paid holidays & 5 sick days
  • Paid time off for volunteer work and on your birthday

 

This is your opportunity to be part of a growing company where dedicated professionals strive to help customers and each other succeed every day. If that sounds exciting to you, we want to talk to you. Apply today!

 

Attention Agencies & Search Firms: We do not accept unsolicited candidate resumes or profiles. Please do not reach out to anyone within Freedom Financial Network (FFN) to market your services or candidates. All inquiries should be directed to Talent Acquisition only. We reserve the right to hire any candidates sent unsolicited and will not pay any fees without a contract signed by FFN’s Talent Acquisition leader. Thank you for your consideration.

 

 

Application Instructions

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