Supervisor, Accounts Payable
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: June 10, 2021
The Supervisor - Accounts Payable is responsible for overseeing
accurate and timely transaction processing (inventory, expense or
Travel & Expense), reconciliations and discrepancy resolution. This
role is also responsible for assisting with the development and
execution of the Accounts Payable roadmap. The execution of the
roadmap will include projects to automate and/or improve Accounts
Payable related activities, creating educational opportunities for
Accounts Payable partners and stakeholders and building internal
relationships to improve customer service. Additionally, the
Supervisor of Accounts Payable is responsible for a team of
analysts, for monitoring their daily/monthly operational goals, and
mentoring and coaching.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Identify, prioritize and implement process improvements and
initiatives that support the Accounts Payable strategic
Establish positive working relationships with internal CDW
departments and/or external vendor partners. Collaborate
cross-functionally to implement process improvements and resolve
Responsible for the planning, organization and control of
process flows, payment of obligations and adherence to Accounts
Payable policies and procedures.
Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of payments and maximization
of cash flow.
Serve as the team's subject matter expert by assisting the team
with questions and issue resolution. Take the lead on escalations
to Senior Management.
Gather data and report on departmental operational metrics.
Supervise a team and provide performance management, training,
and coaching and development for various levels of coworkers.
Lead system testing.
Oversee the team's process documentation library, including the
creation of new procedures/policies and ongoing maintenance.
Demonstrate a strong knowledge of accounting principles.
- Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets and
databases, to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and
Education and/or Experience Qualifications
Other Required Qualifications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the
ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders including
Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and resolve complex
issues based on a solid understanding of business processes and
Strong analytical skills with critical attention to detail
Proven time management and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach others
History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the
ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while
History of providing excellent customer service
Intermediate Microsoft Office application skills
- Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of AS400, PeopleSoft and/or EDI transaction
- Advanced Microsoft Office application skills
Keywords: CDW, Arlington Heights , Supervisor, Accounts Payable, Other , Vernon Hills, Illinois
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