Accounts Payable Manager Resume Examples & Guide

Nilda Melissa Diaz, CPRW
By Nilda Melissa Diaz, CPRW, Career Advice Expert Last Updated: January 05, 2023
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Searching for a new job can be a daunting task, but with a great resume, you can get the accounts payable manager position you’ve been looking for. Your job will be to sell yourself with your well-written resume. This is your chance to showcase your professional skills and achievements.


As an accounts payable manager you will want to showcase your leadership skills throughout your resume. Words like coordinated, facilitated, and motivated are all great leadership words and should be found embedded throughout your resume. You should also add quantifiable information, complete with numbers and percentages to drive home your impact.


Take a look at our accounts payable manager resume templates to give you inspiration and to help guide you as you write your own.

accounts payable manager resume example

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Belinda Tate

123 Fake Street
City, State, Zip Code
Cell: 000-000-0000


Skilled Accounts Payable Manager who is able to balance the needs of the company with the necessity of keeping vendor accounts current. Adept at maintaining a highly-trained staff, creating effective channels of communication with vendors and assisting in setting up new client accounts. Specializes in monitoring past due accounts and working with vendors on structured payment arrangements.


  • Certified accounts payable professional
  • Exceptional computer software skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Dedicated to maintaining a healthy cash flow and credit rating
  • Excels at maintaining good contact with vendors
  • Very strong team training skills

Work Experience

September 2011 to February 2015
Company Name – City, State
Accounts Payable Manager

  • Created several accounts payable policies that saved the company thousands of dollars.
  • Always insisted that the company maintain the highest possible credit rating with vendors.
  • Was part of a management team that negotiated several vendor purchasing agreements.

August 2004 to September 2011
Company Name – City, State
Accounts Payable Manager

  • Responsible for maintaining payment schedules that kept vendors happy but also sustained company cash flow.
  • Worked closely with sales and receivables to do accurate cash flow projections for budgeting purposes.
  • Enhanced the purchasing policies and helped to create innovative ways to save the company money.

June 1999 to August 2004
Company Name – City, State
Accounts Payable Manager

  • Developed several new methods for channeling funds to vendors that reduced the costs of doing business.
  • Managed to lower turnover in the accounts payable department by 70 percent.


1999 Upper Mountain College, City, State Bachelor of Science, Finance