Dell Mgr, Accounts Payable in Toronto, Ontario

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Toronto, Ontario

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We are seeking an Accounts Payable Manager to join our growing Finance team in Toronto. We are looking for a high-energy, hands-on individual that has software industry experience and the ability to work independently and as a team player. We are a growing company, looking for individuals that will think outside the box, drive best practices and efficiency, and have a desire to learn and grow with us.


Pivotal’s Finance, Operations, and Real Estate teams create the commercial, physical, and cultural frameworks that help us grow and scale. We collaborate to keep our business running smoothly and ensure we stay on track to meet (and exceed) our goals. We also design and support work environments that reflect our culture and help you reach your highest potential.

Required Skills / Experiences

  • Design, implement, and maintain Pivotal’s global AP processes, policies, and controls including but not limited to (1) Supplier Registration (2) Requisitions/Purchase Orders (3) Invoice Processing (4) Payments (5) Accounting Controls/Close Process and (6) Internal/External customer support inquiries.

  • Transform Pivotal AP into a highly strategic function as Pivotal prepares for IPO worthiness.

  • Manage and develop the four person Accounts Payable team, located in Toronto, Canada.

  • Manage the Invoice Processing Shared Service Center relationship with Dell (Panama), including regular monthly business reviews, and oversight of SOP’s and SLA’s.

  • Collaborate tightly with the Pivotal Accounting team to design, implement, and maintain a best-in-class control environment and AP related close process. Manage monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information; ensure accuracy of financial statements

  • Liaise regularly with internal (buyers) and external (suppliers) stakeholders to ensure accurate, timely processing of payables.

  • Build a program with a laser focus on strategic cash management (prompt pay discounts, payment terms, etc)

  • Represent AP on key projects as Pivotal builds it’s cross functional business process and systems to scale

  • Build a metrics based program, providing high quality insight into process throughput, company spend, and general department KPIs

Desired Skills / Experiences

  • Knowledge and passion for quality customer service, resolving complex situations/problems, responding promptly to customer needs, requests for service and assistance

  • Strong leadership skills as evidenced by past experience.

  • Strong sense of responsibility, accountability and timeliness.

  • Process oriented mindset. Ability to design an efficient, scalable, and effective overall program.

  • Data oriented mindset (including but not limited to Excel proficiency, Ability to construct and report out on key spend categories, operational metrics, and KPIs)

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both verbal and written


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field

  • 1099 and 1042 knowledge

  • Four or more years of accounting and/or accounts payable experience at a global company

  • Experience working with GAAP and accounting software

  • Workday experience is a plus.

  • Global banking experience is a plus

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY GPVTLCanada In (“Pivotal”) is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value of every individual in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. Pivotal believes equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIESPivotal is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Pivotal will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please email or call 416-907-9470 ensure to provide your name, the best way to contact you, a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require (including any materials or processes that can be used to ensure your equal participation).