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  • Disbursements Manager

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 5:50 PM)
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    US-VA-Virginia Beach
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Job Type
  • Overview

    AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2018.


    Come be part of an award-winning company! AvalonBay, an S&P 500 company, is in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring, and managing luxury apartments in the multi-family housing industry. We are looking for enthusiastic, customer-service focused individuals to be a part of our award-winning team. So if you're looking for a rewarding career opportunity with the top property management organization in the country, we'd like to hear from you! We are looking for the right candidate to join our Finance Team in Virginia Beach, VA.



    This position is responsible for overseeing the Accounts Payable department to ensure the proper and timely processing of disbursements related to both Residential Services and Construction/Development. Additionally, this position is responsible for management duties such as staffing, training, goal setting, and performance evaluation.


    Essential Job Functions:


    • Manage and direct AVB’s Accounts Payable team. Responsibilities include: annual performance management and goal setting process, daily associate supervision and associate career development.
    • Participate in the ongoing assessment of all accounts payable processes, including recommending new process improvements, and overseeing all process changes.
    • Monitor AVB’s vendor disbursement systems to ensure invoices are being paid timely.
    • Monitor Accounts Payable work flow to ensure that payments are being made according to company policies and compliance requirements.
    • Oversee the company’s compliance with IRS disbursement regulations including W-9 and Construction/Development 1099’s.
    • Oversee all requests from internal and external auditors on Accounts Payable related matters.
    • Monitor and review vendor vetting process for compliance with company policies.
    • Ensure training materials are properly documented and maintained.
    • Evaluate staff workloads and re-align tasks/responsibilities as deemed necessary.
    • Other duties as assigned (i.e. document retention, escheatment, AP Resource database, special projects, and corporate initiatives).


    Non-Essential Functions:

    All other tasks as assigned by the Sr. Manager.





    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in business related curriculum.



    • Five plus years of progressive responsibility in Accounts Payable required.
    • Previous supervisory experience required


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment across organizational units and at all organizational levels.
    • Ability to effectively train and supervise staff
    • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel as well as accounting software systems and ability to manage processes in various systems and troubleshoot errors
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a high degree of complexity.
    • Excellent arithmetical and analytical skills, attention to detail, critical thinking and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy.
    • Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills
    • Strong customer service focus
    • Willing to work on a flexible schedule (some extended work hours)
    • Maintain sound judgment and high degree of confidentiality



    • Satisfactory completion of AVB’s new hire orientation within 30 days of employment or the first training session offered after employment.
    • Any other applicable training assigned by the manager.



    AvalonBay conducts drug and background screening for all hires. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance and other applicable state and federal laws.


    AvalonBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.







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