Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 90,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen.

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Position Summary:

The Team Leader, Accounts Payable will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities of the Accounts Payable Team, planning, organizing, control and adherence to the Accounts Payable process, policies and procedures. Ensures timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices and payments. Reports on the departments processing metrics including determining relevant statistical data to measure.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for supervising day-to-day activities for the Accounts Payable Team, ensuring accurate and timely vendor payments. 

  • Provides direct support for the performance management and career development of the team. 

  • Works with Accounting Manager to identify and implement process efficiencies. 

  • Assist with orientation and training of new employees and provides regular feedback and coaching. 

  • Documents, maintains, enforces and constantly improves AP SOX control points, procedures and standard policies. 

  • Reconciles all accounts pertaining to accounts payable.  

  • Researches and resolves any discrepancies and keeps management up-to-date on relevant issues. 

  • Responsible for accurate & timely annual 1099 reporting

  • Collaborates with other departments to ensure the efficiency of the process & system. 

  • Gathers and reports on the department’s processing metrics.

  • Provides ideas to promote automation and improves workflow process. 

  • Serves as an expert resource or go to person within the group. 


  • Associates Degree in Business or Accounting

  • Experienced Accounts Payable with at least 5 years solid AP experience in a lead role with strong leadership and organizational skills. 

  • Solid accounting and analytical skills gained either through qualification or experience. 

  • Good organizational skills, detailed oriented and ability to prioritize. 

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written. 

  • Experience with Sales & Use Tax and 1099 reporting and filing. 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word. 

  • Experience with Yardi a plus.

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 401k match, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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