Accounts Payable Supervisor in Lake Forest, Illinois at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 100 Pharmaceutical Services Company
  • Awarded Top 20 Best Places to work in healthcare
  • Global presence in 50+ countries with $140B in revenue
  • Diversified organization servicing both manufacturers and providers within the industry

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Dynamic organization offering a vibrant culture and opportunity for growth
  • Growth: High visibility role interfacing with key business leaders across organization
  • Opportunity: Work with a name brand company who is a proven leader in their industry
  • Stability: Dedicated leadership with stability and tenure

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Lake Forest, IL

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Monitors the activities of the Accounts Payable associates within the assigned sub-functional area within the department; ensures proper and consistent compliance with company approved policies and procedures.
  • Supervises the day-to-day efforts of the accounts payable department to ensure accurate review and resolution of disputed and/or unresolved items.
  • Responsible for the daily processing of A/P invoices and payments; credit memo entry and debit/credit matching.
  • Responsible for the prompt review and resolution of vendor issues.
  • Manages workflow within assigned sub-functional area and continuously evaluates performance of Accounts Payable associates based on goals and objectives developed by the Accounting Manager.
  • Responsible for associate relations functions including hiring, terminating, performance management, development and training.
  • Provides regular feedback to the Accounting Manager and escalates issues when appropriate; provides feedback for opportunities to improve standard operating procedures.
  • Works closely and communicates regularly with suppliers, inventory control, divisional associates, management and/or accounting departments.
  • Ensures the accurate maintenance and timely completion of daily and monthly reports.
  • Assists Accounts Payable Clerks with managing their daily activities.
  • Presents recommendations for improved and proposed processes.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Four-year bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field strongly preferred
  • Four (4) years related and progressively responsible experience; prior supervisory experience preferred; Accounts Payable system experience in Great Plains strongly preferred.
  • Solid understanding of all aspects of Accounts Payable as well as A/P business processes and practices
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  •  Strong leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to resolve issues quickly and creatively in order to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook