Director, Accounts Payable

New York Metro Area, NY

Post Date: 01/17/2018 Job ID: 4547 Department: Financial Services

Title: Director, Accounts Payable

Location: Manhattan, NY 10001

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Finance

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Director, Accounts Payable for a top academic medical center. The Director, Accounts Payable is responsible for assisting in the overall planning, organization, direction and control of the Accounts Payable Department within Disbursements Services. The Director, Accounts Payable will oversee the entire life-cycle of the transaction from the time and invoice is received until the payment is processed. Key areas of responsibility for the Director, Accounts Payable include Accounts Payable, and interacting with the Sourcing Department and Data Management organization to leverage system capabilities and improve processes. Duties of the Director, Accounts Payable include operational direction and vision of the AP Department, personnel management policies and procedures development.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensures that compliance and regulatory requirements are adhered to and up to date.
  • Oversees the hiring and training of manager and staff.
  • Maintains open communication with healthcare agencies and vendors.
  • Demonstrates creative thinking for developing solutions.
  • Develops a partnership between Finance and other operational departments
  • Identifies and coordinates resources to meet customer needs and deadlines.
  • Redesigns internal processes and uses technology and selective outsourcing
  • Utilizes PeopleSoft dashboard to monitor team activities
  • Proactively identifies areas of potential improvement.
  • Understands PeopleSoft Financials system.
  • Responsible for understanding financial and operational issues and potential impacts.
  • Ensures quality and integrity of data collection and processing.
  • Develops a partnership between Finance and the Medical Centers Administration

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree

Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of related experience managing a large 20+ member team within a fast paced, high volume, (more than 700, 000 invoices annually) area.
  • PeopleSoft or other ERP experience required
  • Exhibit deep knowledge of the Accounts Payable function and how it interacts with Finance, Strategic Sourcing and Customer Service.
  • Strong management skills
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