The Accounts Payable Manager provides hands-on leadership and oversight to a multi-entity accounts payable department in a Shared Services environment. Reporting directly to the AP Director, the Accounts Payable Manager will work closely with the Accounts Payable team and Regional Leadership to ensure accurate and timely processing of Accounts Payable.
Daily entry and maintenance of accounts payable transactions to ensure accuracy and timeliness of processing and payment
Management and oversight of Accounts Payable team members to ensure efficient operation and adherence to Company policies and internal controls
Managing vendor relationships and responding to inquiries from vendors and Regional Managers
Provide support for month-end and year-end closing processes, and coordinate necessary year-end projects (i.e. 1099 reporting)
Reconciling vendor statements; research and correct discrepancies
Statistical reporting to AP Leadership of staff performance, SLA and other metrics
Assist with special projects, reporting and analysis as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Highly analytical and creative in thought processes
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with financial and operational team members
Detail-oriented and well-organized, with the ability to meet strict deadlines and to multitask between various projects.
Strong understanding of Accounts Payable functions, including the flow of transactions and their effects on the general ledger and department budgets
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred
Possess an extensive understanding of computers, database and network technology
Possess an understanding of the healthcare discipline
Problem solving skills
Patience, strong customer service skills
Accounts Payable Certification preferred
Six years of successful hands-on experience with multiple healthcare information systems application and technical platforms required.
Five years of performing within the discipline which is being served by the application preferred
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.