Accounts Supervisor Job Description

Accounts Supervisor Job Description

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Accounts supervisor provides general accounting services to the Accounting team in the areas of billing, account reconciliations, inter-company billing and month end closing activities.

Accounts Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Running various billing reports from back office checking and verifying the accuracy of the data
Releasing authorised invoices onto finance system
Overseeing Accounts Payable staff to ensure timely processing and payment of invoices
Verifying expense reports to ensure accuracy
Assist in 1099 tasks throughout the year year-end preparation and processing
Manages accounting functions including maintenance of general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
Review inputs made by A/P Specialists and auditing for accuracy
Maintain schedules for priority vendors
Ensure payments are made in a timely fashion
Perform research and work with vendors to resolve payment issues

Accounts Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accounts Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AP, TASBO, APM, APS, ARM, ARS, LSS, CCE, CBF, CBA

Education for Accounts Supervisor

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Employers hiring for the accounts supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Associates, Management, Business/Management, Technical, Leadership

Skills for Accounts Supervisor

Desired skills for accounts supervisor include:

Clearinghouse
Comparable
Computer hardware and software and its functions within the billing and patient accounting workflow
Dentrix
EPIC Resolute
Key Children's Healthcare of Atlanta patient accounting applications
Word and Excel
Company policies and procedures
Copier
EPO

Desired experience for accounts supervisor includes:

Must have demonstrated ability to interpret and implement accounting policies and procedures with a high degree of accuracy in a fast paced environment
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a must
The desire, ability, and curiosity to investigate and recommend improvements to processes, procedures, and technology are also necessary
P-card experience and AS/400 is a plus
Provide backup support when an A/P Specialist is absent
Audit Travel & Entertainment (T&E) reports for compliance to company policy

Accounts Supervisor Examples

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Accounts Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounts supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounts supervisor
  • Managing further implementations of the Concur solution globally
  • Exploring and implement electronic payment strategies in order to streamline payment process
  • Providing training resources to improve internal customer satisfaction and process efficiencies
  • Overseeing the monthly and quarterly close processes and ensure proper accounting treatment
  • Creating and maintaining payment, policy compliance and team metrics
  • Supplier Side communication
  • Oversee work of the accounts payable staff
  • Ensure that the department timelines are met and prioritize duties as necessary
  • Ensure accurate vendor payments, proper coding and ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley
  • Work with vendors and internal staff to improve systems and resolve discrepancies
Qualifications for accounts supervisor
  • Support in vendor invoice management system enhancement project
  • Assist with any ad-hoc assignments and projects when required
  • Manage monthly/quarterly close of accounts payable
  • Ensure unprocessed/outstanding invoices and expenses
  • Manage new vendor setup process existing vendor maintenance
  • Supervise most activities in the accounts payable function
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Accounts Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an accounts supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounts supervisor
  • Assist finance team in the management of treasury functions
  • Coordinate implementation of bank accounts and banking services
  • Support on-boarding of new bank accounts within Workday
  • Oversee Workday general ledger coordinator for the Treasury Group
  • Interface with senior management which requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Assist in treasury projects
  • Managing the monthly close of accounts payable information and supporting the Accounting team with reporting and analysis
  • Perform root cause analysis of inefficient processes and workflow
  • Assist Director with establishing policy governance and strategic planning with the P2P business cycle
  • Develop, refine and report on key data metrics for the P2P cycle
Qualifications for accounts supervisor
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with both financial and non-financial employees, senior management
  • Direct and manage collaboration with Purchasing, Supply Chain and Product Receiving departments to maintain accurate and consistent requisitioning, receiving and disbursement processes
  • Oversight leadership with the customer/supplier Master Data in ERP systems to help ensure the accurate and efficient payment of invoices
  • Ensure business processes, systems, workflow and team are functioning at a high level to ensure the people, processes and systems in the P2P cycle allow for the timely and accurate payment of business obligations
  • Maintain a deep working knowledge of the Oracle ERP system and other support systems such as DataServ
  • Assist with development and reporting of business entity level cash requirements to report to ENP Corporate Treasury leadership
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Accounts Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounts supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounts supervisor
  • Ensures staff is trained and properly verifies that subcontractor and vendor Certificates of Insurance are valid/up to date
  • Assist with monthly and annual reporting
  • Assure invoices are processed on a timely basis, to assure discounts and other incentives can be taken
  • Provide our customers the professional service to make our company profitable
  • Prepare and create reports for Tax Dept
  • Distribute and prioritize daily activities within the Dept
  • Void and re-issue payments to vendors
  • Process return payments
  • Provide expertise on the processing, recording, and reporting of accounts payable transactions
  • Supervise, coordinate, and monitor daily accounts payable operations
Qualifications for accounts supervisor
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to mentor and develop individuals and teams
  • A mastery of organizational and project management skills, including the ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary
  • Experience in managing a staff of 10 plus associates
  • The ability to work under and meet strict deadlines
  • Team player attitude and customer oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills
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Accounts Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an accounts supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accounts supervisor
  • Ensures work performed by Accounts Payable Specialists is completed accurately, efficiently, and timely
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate invoice processing
  • Coordinates special projects and tests new methods of invoice processing to keep up with the fast-paced nature of the business
  • Supports the manager to maintain acceptable AP aging by assisting the team to resolve Invoices on Hold and investigating un-invoiced receipts as necessary
  • Provides subject matter expertise and training to Accounts Payables Specialist
  • Serves as a central point of contact for the organization and vendors to resolve disputes over late payments, payment amounts and payment terms
  • Ensures proper internal controls and segregations of duties are in place and adhered to by staff
  • Works with the Accounts Payable Analyst to perform year end 1099 tax information reporting and ensures reporting is performed accurately and timely
  • Accounts Payable Supervisor will be responsible for managing the day-to-day functions of the department
  • Ensure timely processing of invoices and payments in a full cycle
Qualifications for accounts supervisor
  • General clerical skills and abilities to perform basic accounting and finance functions
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting and or Finance a plus
  • Multiple entities
  • AP for 2 entities
  • Framing sub-contractor/ retail warehouse sales supply company
  • Vendor invoicing- heavy
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Accounts Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an accounts supervisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounts supervisor
  • Prepare reporting for use in financial analysis / key performance indicators
  • Assist in Accounts Payable process improvement initiatives
  • Oversees the daily operation of assigned department
  • Manages the billing functions including maintenance of invoicing, electronic invoicing, and staff activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness
  • Manages billing staff to meet customer needs and departmental goals
  • Manages invoicing quality review and revises processes, controls, and methods as appropriate
  • Manages reconciliation of unbilled receivables
  • Trains and evaluates A/R team members
  • Coaches and mentors accounts receivable clerks
  • Supervise a team responsible for processing Fleet’s vendor payments
Qualifications for accounts supervisor
  • Minimum 7 years experience in accounting or accounts payable environment
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a supervisory role, including staff management
  • Experience with a larger ERP system highly preferred
  • Master Degree in Finance or Accounting, Economics, Management, or similar
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with accounting and preferably minimum 1 year experience in managing a team
  • Proven customer orientation and passion for providing exceptional service to the business

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