Accounts Payable Supervisor

Zelienople, PA, USA

Type of Job

Industrial Equipment Wholesalers

Published Date

Friday, May 21, 2021

About the job

Manages and oversees members of the AP team
• Responsible for all AP processes, manages vendor/supplier relations, and oversees the accurate and timely processing of invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos, and payment transactions
• Manages month-end close processes for AP, including reconciling AP aging, received-not-invoiced, rebates, and other related accounts
• Manages DPO to ensure working capital targets are achieved
• Manages the sales and use tax functions
• Manages 1099 annual reporting process
• Ensures that all available discounts are taken timely
• Documents and implements controls that are relevant to AP functions, especially approvals of invoices and payments in-line with company limits of authority
• Oversees open payable and open PO reports and develops action plans to resolve issues
• Works with the Procurement team to identify and implement vendor cost savings initiatives
• Troubleshoots complex problems and interacts with management to resolve AP related issues
• Implements automated processes for efficiency gains
• Maintains the AP process manual to comply with changing corporate structure and polices as needed
• Works with outside auditors as needed
• Develops and implements plans to integrate the AP functions of all newly acquired businesses
• Some travel required in connection with newly acquired company integrations
• Performs special projects and other related duties as assigned

• Directly supervises, mentors and coaches employees within the AP department
• Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems



  • Able to work as a group leader as well as individually      to achieve both department and company goals

  • Attention to detail and strong problem-solving      skills

  • Minimum of five (5) years of AP supervisory experience

  • Ability to identify areas of improvement and implement      solutions, especially automation-related efficiencies

  • Proven ability to make decisions

  • Bachelor's      Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or five (5) years of related      experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and      experience.

  • Computer skills required: ERP system; Microsoft      Office Suite (advanced Excel user)


  • Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO      policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates      others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment;      Builds a diverse workforce.

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps      commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and      ethically; Upholds organizational values.

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse      information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience      to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently      at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when      absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

  • Business Acumen - Understands business      implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates      knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

  • Delegation - Delegates work assignments;      Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work      independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities;      Provides recognition for results.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions,      responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps      commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals;      Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate      plan.

  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on      solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to      others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to      others' ideas and tries new things.

  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make      decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains      reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making      process; Makes timely decisions.

  • Managing People     - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process      improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self      available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops      subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer      feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others;      Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve      supervisory skills.

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and      plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional      resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people      and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others      in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect      and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts      responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and      thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback      to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to      improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards;      Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works      quickly.

  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual      responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;      Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit;      Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group      commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to      succeed.

  • Written      Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work      for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents      numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Senior Recruiter

Jared Baker


Zelienople, PA, USA