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AP Supervisor

Department: Finance
Location: Portland, OR

Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
 We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
 We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

POSTION SUMMARY: 

This position works under general supervision and is responsible for providing accounts payable support which includes verifying documents, entering and retrieving data using various databases and software applications, preparing and mailing checks to vendors, and maintaining appropriate files and related documents. This position is a working position that supervises a team of 4-5 accounts payable specialists.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the jobís overall responsibilities)

  1. Manages weekly cash disbursement process.
  2. Responsible for AP process improvement, prioritization and implementation.
  3. Hire, coach and develop AP team. Ensures that all A/P Specialists are trained on all of Vigorís policies and procedures.
  4. Develop and update AP policies and procedures, collaborating with IT, Accounting and Operations. Needs to have to ability to understand the complete procure to pay process.
  5. AP resource for centralized accounting team.
  6. Takes the lead on researching and solving problems/issues that arise from A/P. Ability to solve problems and correct/fix issues.
  7. Ensures that all AP transactions are supported by proper documentation.
  8. Communicates with vendors to resolve problems and to answer questions about invoices and payments.
  9. Responsible for year-end processing of 1099 forms for vendors and filing 1096 forms with the IRS.
  10. Manage vendor setup and maintenance processes.
  11. Year-end audit support as it relates to A/P.
  12. Projects, as assigned.

 

JOB SCOPE:

This job is performed within established procedures using a broad range of computer applications and office equipment. Work is performed with limited supervision and is dependent upon a strong foundation of business office operations. This position is responsible for the development of AP policies & procedures, management of cash disbursements and improving AP efficiency. The position reports to the Director, Accounting & Finance.  

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:   A team of 3-5 Accounts Payable Specialists. 

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:  

The A/P Supervisor coordinates his/her efforts with managers and supervisors at all levels in the company. The position represents the Company through formal and informal interactions with vendors and subcontractors. Face-to-face meetings may occur on a daily basis.  

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  •  Knowledge of principles and practices in accounts payable systems.
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written required for constant interaction with all departments and employee levels and outside customers.
  •  Position requires organizational skills, detail, and customer (internal and external) oriented self-starter.
  •  Ability to work effectively in a high pressure environment with constant interruptions.
  •  Ability to handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, time sensitive projects.
  •  Ability to schedule, direct and organize work within a diverse department and coordinate work with other departments to maintain efficiency.
  •  Ability to use PC and software applications such as MS Office and ERP programs.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED Certificate. Associateís Degree in accounting or business preferred. Five to seven years of experience in providing accounting support work and demonstrated knowledge of office procedures and practices with at least two years supervising an A/P team.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS: None required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting. The position may require more than an 8-hour day or weekend work on occasion. You may be required to lift up to 20 pounds. There may be local travel, on occasion. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   While in production areas, will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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