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Director Accounts Payable in Brentwood, TN at Compassus

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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The Director of Accounts Payable supports the Company’s clinical locations and corporate office through leadership of the cash disbursements process.  Further, the Director of Accounts Payable ensures compliance with the associated rules and regulations promulgated by Federal and state regulatory authorities.

Principal Accountabilties

  • Maintains the integrity and accuracy of the Company’s vendor database, including coordination with the Compliance Department on applicable sanction checks.
  • Leads the accurate and timely payment of all vendor payables consistent with contractual terms and ensures compliance for such payments in accordance with applicable rules and regulations promulgated by Federal and state regulatory authorities.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of team members engaged in calculating, processing, posting, verifying, and maintaining accounts payable records and payments.
  • Develops and implements record keeping systems, forms, policies, and procedures relating to processing payments, and other accounts payable.
  • Reviews, reconciles and reports on monthly accounts payable activities and supports the Finance and Accounting team with the month-end close process and any related research and analytics.
  • Serves as functional lead, expert user and/or system administrator for certain software, software modules and workflow tools that support the Accounts Payable process.
  • Ensures that the Company complies with all reporting requirements stipulated by the Internal Revenue Services and other governmental authorities, including leading the annual production and delivery of Form 1099 to vendors.
  • Supports the Corporate Controller in managing the Company’s travel fulfillment program and related outsourced partners.
  • Develops and implements department procedures and improvements.
  • Trains, schedules, assigns, and reviews work of staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises colleagues in the Accounts Payable Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training colleagues; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining colleagues; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications

  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Some general accounting background preferred.
  • Familiarity with sales and use tax a plus.  
  • Service oriented approach for internal colleagues and external vendors. 
  • Required to attend meetings with other managers to explain financial policies. Individual must be able to work more than forty hours a week.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with five to eight years of supervisory experience over an accounting function or accounting team, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in an Accounts Payable environment with a high volume of invoices will be considered a plus. Some general accounting background preferred. Familiarity with sales and use tax a plus.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Driver’s license and auto liability insurance.

Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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