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Supervisor, Accounts Payable

Company: North American Corporation
Location: Glenview
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Envoy Solutions, a diversified distribution company with over $2.5 billion in revenue, is bringing together leading brands from the facility supplies, packaging solutions, and specialty products industries. We're building a national platform that will enable us to leverage product knowledge, category expertise, and local presence to help make buildings cleaner and more sustainable, people safer, and operations more productive, every day. Our portfolio of companies includes North American, WAXIE, SEPG, Daycon, North Woods, PJP, Johnston, Next-Gen, Swish White River, Valley Janitor Supply, Weiss Bros., General Chemical & Supply, Bio-Shine, ATRA Janitorial Supply, Sigma Supply of North America, American Paper & Supply Company, Hughes Enterprises, and NVISION. Our combined company employs more than 3,000 associates, operates 72 distribution centers, and supports more than 72,000 customers.At Envoy Solutions, our focus is on creating greater efficiencies and scale with a high-touch, customer-first approach. We've combined the expertise of local consultants and sales teams with a wider portfolio of products and deeper category knowledge. We work both nationally and regionally to ensure responsiveness to the industry's toughest challenges, and we deliver a more efficient and streamlined distribution model on behalf of our customers.Position OverviewThe Supervisor, Accounts Payable oversees the day-to-day functions related to accounts payable. The position also includes reporting responsibilities as well as implementation and maintenance of accounts payable processes and controls.Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring timely and accurate payment of all supplier invoices to ensure the company maximizes discounts, prevents credit holds from suppliers, avoids penalty charges, ensures payments are properly approved and authorized via internal controls to maximize cash flow for the corporation.
  • Monitor/Assist with A/P processing and review of invoices and batches.
  • Supervises weekly check runs and related administrative work.
  • Respond to research needed on both vendor level and internal customer level.
  • Keep A/P procedures and controls updated and current.
  • Manages people, processes, budgets, performance management, compliance activities, and associate development as required by the job.
  • Track A/P staff workload for equitable distribution.
  • Train new accounts payable employees.
  • Performs monthly and yearly closing processes, including ongoing internal and external audit support.
  • Manages the expense reporting process.
  • Completes and assists in other ad hoc analysis, special projects, and duties as needed.
  • Processes 1099 reports and forms at year-end.
  • Manage support and reconciliation of corporate credit cards.The ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field preferred; equivalent combination of education and experience considered.
    • 5-7 of accounting experience with full-cycle A/P processing.
    • 3-5 years of supervisory/leadership experience.
    • Thorough knowledge of Accounts Payable and General Ledger systems with the ability to recommend system or process enhancements to improve department efficiencies and enhance accuracy and controls over the payment process.
    • Ability to train, lead and develop department staff to ensure proper knowledge transfer on key departmental controls and processes and provide appropriate back up across all areas of responsibility.
    • Must have experience in sox controls, audit documentation, 1099 filings.
    • Solid interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with vendors, department managers, and upper management.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.
    • Proactive can do/will do attitude.
    • Advanced excel skills.This position offers a competitive starting salary and comprehensive benefits program.#IndeedEnvoy
      Envoy Solutions (and its subsidiaries) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, marital status or civil union status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or any other characteristic protected by law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to our applicants and employees with disabilities in order to assist them in the performance of their essential job functions.

Keywords: North American Corporation, Glenview , Supervisor, Accounts Payable, Accounting, Auditing , Glenview, Illinois

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