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Position Summary:. This position is responsible for supervising Accounts Payable process execution for NA CCG Inventory. It supervises & maintains the organization, integrity, compliance, timeliness and accuracy of invoice processing including receipt, index, process and troubleshoot of invoices for US. Ensures proper support for external & internal customers. This position monitors, prepares and/or reviews all periodic statistics and reporting and ensures timely and accurate compliance with schedules and KPI metrics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides daily interaction, training, direction and oversight of staff activities to ensure coordination, accuracy and timely delivery of work outputs.
  • Performs all functions associated with balancing and monitoring invoice processing on a daily basis
  • Monitors and troubleshoots invoice fall outs on a daily basis to ensure payment due date adherence
  • Oversees and timeliness accuracy of invoice processing
  • Monitors accuracy and timeliness of journal entry, uploads, accounts payable reconciliations, and related management reporting.
  • Oversees customer support inquiries as well as monitoring queues and daily workload distribution.
  • Adheres to Internal Audit guidelines and provides reporting as requested.
  • Provides daily/weekly/monthly performance statistics to Procurement, Taxes & Finance Departments.
  • Ensures quality in customer service levels are maintained both internally and externally.
  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc reporting as require within the functional area
  • This position has the supervisory/administrative responsibility for development of staff members, including hiring, performance development and annual review, disciplinary actions, coaching and counseling, personal development and career advancement, succession planning, etc.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Systems, Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain financial controls.
  • Effective training skills and team building capabilities for rapid ramp-up of functional tasks within area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; strong oral and written communication, presentation, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to learn and apply AS400 and ancillary computer system knowledge.
  • Experience leading continuous process improvement projects leading to significant time or bottom line savings.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interface with all levels of management, tailoring message appropriately for recipients.
  • Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid and positive professional relationships with peers, and upper management.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, has good judgment, and prioritizes projects and time effectively
  • Pays attention to details, produces accurate work and consistently meets deadlines.
  • Ability to make accurate and timely decisions pertaining to accounts payable processes; understands the urgency and impact to both customers and the corporation.

    Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university preferred, or 5 years of progressive AP experience in a Fortune 500 company will be considered.
  • Minimum 4 years of supervisory experience.

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