Sally Beauty

Director of A/P

Job Location US-TX-Denton
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/14/2020 4:07 PM)


Nestled conveniently in North Texas in the bustling city of Denton is the corporate headquarters of Sally Beauty Holdings, the world’s largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies.  We are inviting applications for our Director of A/P. SBH is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to lead its Accounts Payabel team while remaining dedicated to our mission and cultural values.  


“At Sally Beauty Holdings, we find beauty in diversity.  Our inclusivity and self-expression are what fuel our innovation and growth. You are welcome here, and you can thrive here. We find beauty in YOU. Join us.”


Responsible for the direction and results of the corporate centralized Accounts Payable functions of the Sally Beauty Holdings USA and Canada operations. Responsible for ongoing planning and design of the Accounts Payable function to accommodate new volume, changes in technology, and compliance matters.




  • Direct the Accounts Payable team to provide accurate and timely processing of disbursements of obligations to vendors.
  • Oversee the hiring, training, assigning, counseling, disciplining, terminating, and directing of staff and perform annual merit reviews in a timely manner
  • Interact with upper management and external customers on a regular basis as well as other internal customer departments to integrate solutions that meet the company’s goals both financially and operationally
  • Establish, enforce, monitor, and update the internal controls, policies, and procedures to protect the assets of the company, comply with regulatory requirements, and meet demands of the growth of the business as needed
  • Responsible for planning and design of Accounts Payable to accommodate new volume, changes in technology, and compliance matters
  • Improve AP procedures, processes, and staff productivity by monitoring department metrics against published benchmarks and assessment against AP best practices
  • Responsible for the integrity of the Accounts Payable vendor master files, including proper controls around new vendor setup and maintenance
  • Oversee the proper identification of 1099 vendors and accurate and timely reporting as required by the IRS
  • Collaborate with other Finance Team members to maintain workflow, documentation, and systems to support accurate financial reporting, including tax preparation and monthly financial statements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 10 years’ prior related experience, preferably with a multi-location operation
  • 10+ years leading and developing diverse teams
  • Experience with accounts payable systems, payroll systems, and processes
  • Experience in implementing electronic accounts payable processing system
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Products
  • Team builder and team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to converse with customers/sales and management on a professional level
  • Collaborative leadership skills
  • Ability to plan and conceptualize and make sound business decisions



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