Accounts Payable Lead Accounting Specialist - 1099 Compliance Reporting & Vendor Onboarding

Virtual, USA

  • ID:2024-3492
  • Category: Accounting/Finance


Frontdoor is reimagining how homeowners maintain and repair their most valuable asset – their home. As the parent company of two leading brands, we bring over 50 years of experience in providing our members with comprehensive options to protect their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns through our extensive network of pre-qualified professional contractors. American Home Shield, the category leader in home service plans with approximately two million members, gives homeowners budget protection and convenience, covering up to 23 essential home systems and appliances. Frontdoor is a cutting edge, one-stop app for home repair and maintenance. Enabled by our Streem technology, the app empowers homeowners by connecting them in real time through video chat with pre-qualified experts to diagnose and solve their problems. The Frontdoor app also offers homeowners a range of other benefits including DIY tips, discounts and more. For more information about American Home Shield and Frontdoor, please visit .


Summary :

As a Lead Accounting Specialist in Accounts Payable, you will perform a variety of basic to complex 1099 compliance reporting, vendor onboarding and transactional accounting tasks, with minimal day to day supervision, in accordance with standard procedures in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, accounts payables, procurement, or other related financial areas. Activities include reconciliation of general and/or subsidiary ledgers, creating/processing of invoices, administers Vendor Onboarding and Maintenance processes, 1099 file preparation, reconciliation, and form distribution, and filing with appropriate tax authority, and contacts other departments and/or outside resources/agencies to resolve more complex problems. Ensures policies and procedures adhere to internal and external controls and facilitate operational effectiveness and efficiency of the procure to pay cycle.


  • Progress readouts (daily/weekly/monthly) to ensure deadlines are met, and goals and projects are on target for timely completion.

  • Resolves day-to-day issues and advises management on recommendations to process/policy changes/ improvements.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of training materials related to Accounts Payable processes and procedures.

  • System Administration and maintenance for internal and 3rd party vendor onboarding and tax reporting agencies.

  • Lead and execute the Vendor Onboarding and Maintenance processes, 1099 file preparation, reconciliations, and form distribution, and filing with appropriate tax authority.

  • Monitors system interfaces to ensure processes are completed and coordinates with the Digital team on special projects, researching and resolving issues.

  • Respond to audit requests timely and accurately.

  • Performs ad-hoc operational accounting analyses.

  • Recommends innovative approaches to drive continuous improvements.

  • Assist in the integration of new team members

  • May assume other duties as assigned.


Required Skills:

  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally, contributing to overall team success

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, handle pressure well, be self-motivated and detail oriented

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Self-directed individual with ability to manage ambiguity and adapts readily and easily to changes in priorities and business conditions

  • Ability to analyze accounts, identify variances and unusual trends, and interpret results

  • Good judgment and decision-making skills

  • Understanding of business processes and impact of such processes on accounting processes/procedures, including identifying control risks

Technical/professional knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of transactional accounting processes and procedures - Procure to Pay practices including, 1099 compliance laws and regulations, Vendor Onboarding, best practice processes and tools etc.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity and/or utilization of systems such as JD Edwards or other ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning system), Concur or other Expense Management systems, Coupa or other Procure to Pay systems, Blackline reconciliation and task management tools, Report writing systems such as PowerBi or Looker

Travel: Limited

Physical Role Requirements :

Be seated at a computer intermittently for up to eight hours a day. Move up to 10 pounds occasionally, by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects. Sitting for lengthy periods of time while using office equipment such as computers and phones. Repetitive motions using hands and digits, such as movement of wrists, hands and fingers while picking, pinching, and typing during your normal working environment.

Minimum Education, Licensure and Professional Certification requirements:

High school diploma or GED required, preferably Bachelor or Associate Degree in Accounting or related field, and/or Certification by an accredited organization i.e., IOFM

Minimum Experience required :

4+ years of experience inone or more of the following areas: general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, or other related financial areas and/or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other/State Specific

This role pays between $24.57 Hourly to $36.88 Hourly and your actual base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, responsibilities, experience, and location.

At Frontdoor certain roles are eligible for additional rewards and incentives. Speak directly to your recruiter to learn more.

Our approach to benefits is holistic, and includes health, wellbeing and financial components including: insurance for medical/pharmacy, dental, vision, life, and disability, weight loss and smoking cessation programs, matching 401(k) and ability to participate in our employee stock purchase plan.

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Job Locations US

ID 2024-3492

Category Accounting/Finance

Type Full Time

Company AHS American Home Shield Corp

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Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as AHS Proconnect , an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit