Accounts Payable Supervisor at The Ohio State University
Posting DateOctober 9, 2017
Location of Position
For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.
The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit https://hr.osu.edu/benefits/ for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!
Duties and Responsibilities
The Accounts Payable Supervisor supervises the Accounts Payable team in the P2P Services Organization; responsible for all Accounts Payable entry, invoicing, payment, disbursement, and reallocation processes; oversees documentation and maintenance of all records, reports, and performance metrics; ensures efficient, accurate, and timely processing of invoices; implements system improvements to achieve optimal efficiency and effectiveness of all functions; provides supervision to Accounts Payable staff; sets clear objectives and performance measures for team members; hires, trains, coaches, and evaluates employees; ensures cross-training and development of team members; liaison to vendors and university departments; provides a high level of customer service and resolves issues or processing difficulties; ensures all Accounts Payable policies and procedures are followed; collaborates with other university business units; attends meetings and ongoing training; backs up Accounts Payable Manager-Central A/P.
Two years supervisory experience in Accounts Payable or similar processing environment; considerable experience in financial and procurement systems; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong leadership, team-building, and problem solving skills; logical thought process, with a strong attention to detail; aptitude to lead, coach and manage staff to be successful; ability to adjust, adapt and thrive in an environment of change.
Knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials 8.4 including Accounts Payable module.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.