Accounts Payable Manager

Addison, TX

At Bar Louie, we live to SERVE our Guests, our People and our Community. We do this by GROWING our PEOPLE (That’s YOU), our Fans & our Company. While we are fiercely committed to a foundation of daily routines, policies and practices that ensure we stay Safe, Healthy and Compliant with all regulations and laws – we also celebrate thinking differently and creating the WOW in the work we do each day. We call this Freedom within a Framework and it allows us to be consistent as a brand while also pursuing continuous improvement. Whether we are collaborating with others or completing a task alone, Integrity is key and a non-negotiable. And though we are always busy and constantly changing – we also strive to show empathy and to have a lot of FUN every single day. Bar Louie offers a culture that is as diverse and unique as YOU.

Position overview 

As an Accounts Payable Manager, you will ensure that the accounting department operates smoothly and handle communications between the various parts of the accounting department, other support center departments, field operators and other external parties. You will maintain records, prepare financial reports, and ensure that all work is completed in a timely accurate manner and in accordance with company, state, and federal financial regulations. We are a small Company, so all leaders at Bar Louie are willing to cross train and evolve their workload as needed.

Position responsibilities

  • Manage AP Staff and accounts payable process including reconciling AP subledger, payment posting & application and assisting with processing 1099’s
  • Review invoices to ensure proper G/L coding
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Manage interfaces between inventory system, accounts payable system and general ledger system
  • Process, review and post journal entries and accruals
  • Analyze Income Statements and Balance Sheet Accounts
  • Reconcile Bank Accounts
  • Reconcile Gift Card Accounts
  • Work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service
  • Partner with other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy and applying observations and recommendations to operational issues
  • Prepare audit work papers as needed for year-end audit
  • Provide support to operations
  • Other accounting duties as assigned

Skills and abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles
  • Ability to organize and prioritize in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to problem solve and trouble-shoot quickly
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Minimum intermediate Excel skills with proficiency in Office 365 suite of products
  • Experience with OCR based AP system preferred
  • Experience with Business Central accounting software preferred
  • System Knowledge: Aloha POS, Toast POS & Plate IQ a plus
  • Sales & Use Tax knowledge a plus
  • Initiative-taker with a Can-Do attitude

Education and training

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related field with 2-3 years’ experience in hospitality preferred
  • Associate degree in accounting, business, or related field (preferably hospitality) with 3-5 years’ experience required or combination of education & related experience

Basic physical requirements

Basic physical requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time, talk via Cloud Based video conferencing and the phone, hear, and manipulate objects. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.