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Manager, Procure to Pay

Date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28227

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we are constantly looking for talented and effective leaders who know how to bring out the best in their teams. As the Manager, Procure to Pay, you will be responsible for the Procure to Pay process (requisition to invoice) and ensure both onshore and offshore processes are performed accurately in accordance with XPO’s policies and procedures. If you’re ready to build an exciting career with a rapidly expanding global company, we have the opportunity for you to grow with XPO.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manage vendor invoice processing, including account set up; collection of required vendor documents; invoice audit and approval; cash disbursement (wire transfers, ACH, and checks); vendor account reconciliations
  • Monitor volume of work in progress and adjusts account assignments as needed
  • Coordinates efforts with partners across multiple business units to manage intercompany accounts and ensure past due percentages are escalated to operations and senior management for resolution
  • Works directly with vendors to resolve payment issues
  • Manage third party payment and international wire payment processes
  • Collaborate with IT, Ops, FP&A and Treasury to resolve issues that impact the payable process
  • Provide subject matter expertise regarding end-to-end procure-to-pay processes and related systems (bank payment systems and Transportation Management System)
  • Develop direct reports to increase the bench strength and flexibility of the team
  • Train employees on the accounting processes and systems used for paying vendors
  • Drive process improvements within Procure to Pay tool
  • Manage the major Procure to Pay tool (e.g., Coupa, Ariba, Basware) in a finance shared services environment

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of AP experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the payable management process, specifically around supplier master data, invoice processing/payments and customer service/resolution

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 3 years of management experience 
  • ERP or system implementation experience supporting OTC or P2P
  • CargoWise experience
  • Proven leadership and collaboration skills with experience effectively supervising, mentoring and influencing employees
  • Experience identifying opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources and develop, recommend and implement solutions

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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