• Accounts Payable Supervisor - Expense Department

    Location US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5 days ago)
    Job ID
    2018-22608
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    The Stein Mart story began more than 100 years ago in the Mississippi Delta with one family owned establishment. Today, Stein Mart has grown into a nationwide retailer with over 280 stores. Stein Mart’s success is attributed to our unique niche in the market offering current fashion trends at competitive prices paired with customer service and a personal shopping experience. Join the Stein Mart story today!

     

    Financial accountant responsible for accuracy and timeliness of processing and payment of non-inventory payables. Responsibilities include supervisor of department, SOX Compliance, and process improvement. Expected to be accounting liaison with all business areas to direct and advise on all aspects of proper documentation to support payable, account coding, payment approval and processing deadlines

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and complete analysis and periodic reporting on AP statistics and KPIs.
    • Set production standards and monitor productivity to ensure efficiency of operation. Cross-train staff to ensure coverage for critical tasks at all times and to develop individuals’ knowledge and skills. Develop strong teamwork by promoting cooperation and developing common goals.
    • Review and approve accruals for unpaid invoices monthly. Prepare journal entries as needed.
    • Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts, including analyzing account balances to provide fluctuation explanations.
    • Oversee administration of the corporate credit card programs including new cardholder applications, spending limits, cancellations and reporting.
    • Oversee check runs by monitoring communication, completion of required tasks, including reviewing discrepancies and resolving delays.
    • Manage positive pay exceptions. Research and resolve outstanding aged checks semi-annually.
    • Assist with documentation of all Accounts Payable policies and procedures.
    • Cross train with Accounts Payable team members and Director of Accounts Payable to serve as their backup as needed.
    • Accomplish ad hoc analysis and reporting requests. Assist with responses to auditor/management’s special requests.
    • Perform special projects to support business initiatives regarding accounts payable management processes and systems.
    • Provide excellent customer service and maintain positive working rapport with all internal and external customers. Ensure problem invoices and customer inquiries are resolved professionally and timely.

     

    Qualifications

    • 5-10 years of Accounting experience preferably in Accounts Payable. Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience. Experience with complex AP systems analysis and implementation.
    • A solid understanding of accounting concepts is required. Strong analytical/critical thinking and problem-solving skills are expected. Computer skills should include an intermediate to advanced aptitude in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Excel. Experience with JD Edwards financial applications, Sox Compliance, SharePoint, and Concur T&E system is preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required along with the ability to actively listen and provide constructive feedback when appropriate. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate within all levels of the organization (including executive) is required.
    • Demonstrated ability to assume a leadership role and encourage a positive team environment is expected. Willingness to follow through, analyze problems, make informed decisions, and complete tasks in an atmosphere that necessitates multi-tasking is required. Strong attention to detail is needed while still being able to demonstrate the ability to comprehend the bigger picture and provide creative solutions to issues which may arise.
    • Sitting at workstation will constitute 75% or more of a work shift with occasional filing and lifting of boxes weighing up to 40 lbs. on an as needed basis.

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