Manufacturing Accounts Payable Supervisor

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Supervisor will work under the supervision of the Director of Order Management to support the department with timely resolution of all AP related issues and will manage 3 to 5 team members.

This is a highly visible position which is key to manage the overall AP process to ensure timely payment to vendors, minimizing the risks of delays in material deliveries. Duties include overseeing and supporting the daily functions of the AP team. This is a hands-on role.


·       Oversee the Accounts Payable functions

·       Maintain AP procedures & define procedures for corrective actions

·       Decide on release of payment orders within established guidelines

·       Monitor AP Suppliers for proper authorization and accurate data by reviewing supplier statements

·       Identify internal and supplier root causes for problems that cause delays in supplier payments. Define and implement improved internal processes  and work with suppliers to educate them on how to properly ship and invoice material to facilitate expedient payments.

·       Work with internal departments and suppliers to research and resolve disputed account discrepancies and be the first semi-escalation point-of-contact with suppliers

·       Ensure regular analysis of supplier related liability and payment due status.

·       Closely monitor the A/P Aging, ensuring aged payables are resolved and proper review and reconciliation processes are in place

·       Maintain documented A/P best practices, identifying inefficiencies and recommending changes for review by senior management

·       Assist AP Team members on a daily basis with responsibilities to ensure adequate coverage and support internal and external customers

·       Take on projects and other duties as and when assigned by Senior Management

·       Bring in fresh ideas and implement best practices across the SCM chain

·       Must be able to handle a team of members working collaboratively to achieve the goals of the department

Required Knowledge / Skills, Education, and Experience

·       Bachelor Degree in Accounting

·       Five to eight years experience in Accounting

·       Highly Proficient in SAP

·       Must have past management experience managing a team of at least4 to 6 people

·       Strong leadership with the ability to motivate and mentor team members

·       Must be a team-oriented resourceful and proactive critical thinker and problem solver with strong customer service skills

·       Proven ability to interact with all individuals within the organization and with a commitment to consistently communicate with internal stakeholders and vendors

·       Must be able to create summary power point and present to management

·       Position based out of Sacramento not remote

Preferred Knowledge / Skills, Education, and Experience

·       Post graduate degree in Business highly preferred

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States.

This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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