Lamb Weston Inc Supervisor Accounts Payable in Kennewick, Washington
Job Description SummaryThe Accounts Payable Supervisor will oversee a team of accounts payable specialists to direct the processing of invoices and payments, and manage expense accounts and budget reports.Job DescriptionDuties/Responsibilities: *Leads a team to manage the timely processing of invoices and payments. *Oversees reports regarding cash flow; ensures correct payments are made in a timely manner. *Develops guidelines for proper handling and coding of invoices to maintain general ledger expense account and inventory records. *Analyzes expense reports and other invoices for accuracy and eligibility for payment. *Interviews prospective employees and chooses the best applicant based on skills, knowledge, and abilities required for the job. *Trains and oversees employees involved in billing functions. *Directs assigned tasks and provides assistance as needed. *Assists with performance evaluations of direct reports. *Reconciles accounts payable total and general ledger with other applicable records *Ensures proper recordkeeping of purchases for use in tax preparation and periodic audits. *Ensures appropriate vendor data has been collected from all vendors. *Ensures proper maintenance, filing, and storage of records in case of audits. *Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Skills/Abilities: *Excellent verbal and written communication skills. *Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite or related software. *Thorough understanding of accounts payable functions. *Excellent supervisory and analytical skills. *Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. *Ability to motivate staff. Education and Experience: *Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred, with 1-3 years of experience in an AP or financial shared services team; *Experience leading teams preferred.