Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Supervisor, Accounts Payable','253936','Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas','TX-Dallas','','Full-time','Regular','Exempt','Exempt','Experienced','','','Yes, 5 % of the Time','Day Job','8:00 AM - 5:00 PM','8:00 AM - 5:00 PM','Tier II - Credit Check','Tier II - Credit Check','','','','!*!ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:
As part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities. At the Fed, you have the opportunity to become part of an important public service institution whose work touches lives across the globe. It’s a big job and that’s why we need talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference.
The Supervisor, Accounts Payable provides leadership, coaching and mentoring to staff members to enhance their performance. Oversees daily operations and processes and decisions will impact work assigned to the team and allocation of resources. Sets priorities for the team and coordinates work activities with other supervisors. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance and oversight from senior management.
Assist management with monitoring the daily accounts payable processes and activities.
Plan, conduct, and supervise staff member assignments to ensure they are carried out in accordance with established principles and policies.
Initiates and communicates a variety of personnel actions (employment, termination, performance and salary reviews, goal setting, disciplinary actions, etc.).
Responsible for training and development of staff.
Interact and communicate with internal and external customers, other FRB’s and Audit and maintains effective working relationship with stakeholders.
Tracks and follows up on staff member tasks/action items to ensure timely completion.
Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of systems, procedures and policies to ensure adherence to the FRS guidelines and policies.
Produces monthly metrics for processes and critical initiatives to drive performance, including facilitating updates with Management and reviewing with appropriate staff.
Research and assist with evaluation of processes to provide recommended improvements/standardization to improve the efficiency/effectiveness of accounts payable systems and policies.
Participate in specialized, complex accounts payable projects and workgroups, providing advanced knowledge.
Assist in the planning and development of training materials and PowerPoint presentations for various processes/tasks.
Functional Knowledge: Requires in-depth understanding of concepts, theories and principles in own discipline and basic knowledge of other disciplines.
Expertise: Applies understanding of the industry and how own area contributes to the achievement of objectives.
Leadership: Manages a generally homogeneous team; adapts plans and priorities to meet service and/or operational challenges.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems.
Impact: Impacts the level of service and the team’s ability to meet quality, volume, and timeliness objectives. Guided by policies, resource requirements, budgets and the business plan.
Interpersonal Skills: Guides, influences and persuades others either internally in other areas or externally with customers or agencies.
5 years of professional experience in an accounting environment leading or supporting work team to accomplish specific goals, preferably in a Shared Services or consolidated environment.
Strong knowledge of full cycle Accounts Payable functions, preferably in a Shared Services or consolidated environment.
Strong working knowledge of the following applications: Lawson, Ariba, ImageNow, Visio and SharePoint.
Knowledge of travel and expense reporting processes.
Proficient in the use of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access databases/queries or similar reporting tools.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to effectively and succinctly communicate verbally and in writing with all levels within an organization.
Must have the ability to influence others and make sounds business decisions, establish and maintain an effective working relationships with staff and all levels of management.
Proven ability to operate independently or confer with senior management on the most complex matters.
Experience documenting and writing desktop procedures including flowcharting.
Strong attention to detail and ability to take the initiative to follow through on assignments or tasks.
Effective time management skills to meet deadlines.
Ability to multi-task, action oriented and demonstrates problem solving skills. Ability to handle stress, pressure and work in a fast paced environment. Ability to assimilate and apply new information quickly.
Demonstrates analytical and systematic approach to problem solving with minimal direction.
Experience with understanding and applying relevant standards and policies.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or other related field.
Accounts Payable certification (APS or APM) strongly desired.
Six Sigma Certification a plus.
Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted.
WORK HOURS AND CONDITIONS:
Typically, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Occasional work during evening hours and on weekends may be necessary depending on workload and project schedules. 5% Travel or less.
By federal law, this position requires U.S. citizenship.
This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's experience and departmental needs.
Employment is contingent upon the selected candidate passing a background check and financial credit check.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer','','Supervisor, Accounts Payable
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Website : https://www.kansascityfed.org/
The Federal Reserve was established by Congress and signed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1913. It was preceded by financial panics, bank failures and business bankruptcies that severely disrupted the economy. There were two prior attempts at establishing central banks.