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Senior Commission Account Payable Specialist (Hybrid - Atlanta)

Senior Commission Account Payable Specialist (Hybrid - Atlanta)

Senior Commission Account Payable Specialist (Hybrid - Atlanta)

Safe-Guard Products International LLC
Atlanta, GA 30328

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Location: US-GA-Atlanta

This is a high-volume, fast-paced, customer-facing position with responsibilities for processing commission and incentive payables transactions for our company as well as clients who outsource the accounting and payables function to our company. Direct interaction with our clients and vendors is an everyday activity for the Senior Commission AP Specialist, so strong communication skills with a customer-centric approach is required. Success requires a very organized, detail-oriented and focused individual to effectively juggle simultaneous demands and numerous special handling requirements.

Also supports all activities of the accounts payable function, serving as a backup to other Accounts Payable personnel, ensures timely and accurate completion of regular processes and special assignments, ensures compliance with company policies, recommends and assists with implementation of process improvements and best practices, interacts professionally with colleagues, Managers, Senior Leadership and all internal or external customers.


  • Process monthly Commission payments: work closely with other departments and teams to receive, review, and process Commission Payment files; obtain necessary disbursement approvals; print and mail checks and coversheets or process ACH payments as appropriate
  • Process scheduled and on-demand Incentive and Profit Share payments
  • Coordinate with other departments to investigate and resolve any disputes or discrepancies identified during payment processing
  • Research and respond to internal and external inquiries concerning Dealer or Agent account status
  • Identify and resolve errors and exceptions in daily processes; provide guidance and direction to AP staff around handling of exceptions, work with other departments as necessary to address root causes
  • Assist with management of vendor relationships, work with vendors to establish discounts and beneficial payment terms
  • Build effective relationships with internal and external customers. Communicate effectively with all customers, advocate customer needs and initiate resolution
  • Ensure accuracy of invoice coding, vendor payments, and compliance with internal controls
  • Process check Stop Payments and Void requests daily; ensure that returned voided checks are recorded and processed timely
  • Provide back up and coverage to other AP Specialists, Team Lead, and Manager, including management of the Accounts Payable mailbox, invoice entry, check requests, daily check processing, etc.
  • Maintain a culture of high customer service
  • Assist in month end closing as required
  • Assist with other projects as needed
  • Performs other related work as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, with preference for Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance or related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience with full cycle Accounts Payable
  • Proficiency with Excel and Word required, experience with Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, other advanced functions strongly preferred
  • Experience with Great Plains strongly preferred
  • Experience with SharePoint preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong verbal and written communication aptitude required
  • Excellent critical thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to conceptualize systems and processes to facilitate root cause analysis and creative solutions
  • Ability to influence and collaborate well with others, interacting effectively in a cross-functional team environment
  • Must be able to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Must be detail-oriented, well-organized, professional, and reliable

Company Profile:

Founded in 1992 and based in Atlanta, Safe-Guard Products is driven by the steadfast commitment to provide unparalleled service and the highest quality vehicle protection products to the automotive, RV, marine, and motorcycle/powersports industries. In their twenty-five-year history, Safe-Guard has grown to over 500 employees across the U.S., with a client roster of over 35 leading brands, who serve over 10,000 dealers, and protect over 11 million consumers under Safe-Guard contracts.

Safe-Guard’s mission is to provide products and solutions to the motor vehicle industry that drive customer retention and protect consumers from the perils of ownership. Safe-Guard is experiencing dynamic growth and has earned a stellar reputation from customers, partners, and peers by providing: 1) the highest quality protection products in the industry, 2) a broad platform of value-added technology, marketing, and training solutions, and 3) unparalleled client and customer service.


Safe-Guard Products International is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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• Location: 33.91634:-84.35093

• Post ID: 21565797

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