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Supervisor Accounts Payable

Company: Puget Sound Energy
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE'sOffice of Controllerteam is looking for qualified candidates to fill anopenSupervisor Accounts Payableposition!

Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.
Job Description
The job is responsible for the supervision of the Accounts Payable Associate staff including the hiring, training, and assigning and directing the work flow of the staff. The job is also responsible for planning, organizing and control of process flow and payment of obligations and adherence to corporate policies and procedures. In addition, the Accounts Payable Supervisor gathers and reports on the department's processing metrics including determining relevant statistical data to measure. Ensures SOX procedures and controls are being complied with and working according to documentation. This position requires regular communication to internal and external customers, proposals to management for process improvement solutions, ad-hoc report development for special projects and oversees the month end closing process including approval of journal entries and account reconciliations.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE's operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.
Job Responsibilities

  • Employee Safety, Development & Team Building - Providing employees with coaching, feedback, and developmental opportunities and building effective teams:

    • Demonstrates a passion for safety. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety including eliminating at-risk behaviors by conducting safety audits and inspections, eliminating hazards and near misses, and attending safety meetings.
    • Sets clear expectations and holds employees accountable for performance as well as safety goals/targets where applicable.
    • Oversees training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions. Ensures required training is successfully completed.
    • Challenges and inspires employees to achieve business results.
    • Accountable to ensure employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements, as well as safety standards.
    • Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews.
    • Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve employee, business, customer and safety results.

      • Manages team to ensure effective functioning of the Accounts Payable Area. Oversees department operations including: workflow, invoice processing, vendor masterfile, and payment runs.
      • Manages internal/external data requests received from management, other department's auditors, and regulatory bodies and represents the department at company meetings.
      • Prepares, reviews and submits regulatory reports related to Accounts Payable.
      • Ensure compliance with all State and Federal Reporting requirements related to Accounts Payable.
      • Monitors internal controls and actively update and test SOX 404 procedures.
      • Develops, reviews, provides recommendations, and communicates Corporate Policy and programs related to Accounts Payable.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.
        Minimum Qualifications

        • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
        • 5+ years of relevant experience
        • Demonstrated experience with general ledger account reconciliations including month end closing processes and general knowledge of accounting principles
        • Knowledge of MS Office
        • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
        • The ability to multi-task and willingness to learn new skills
        • Team oriented person who can focus on the details
        • The ability to work effectively with tight deadlines, including month-end closing process
          Desired Qualifications

          • Experience using SAP
          • Experience in a high volume electronic accounts payable processing environment
          • Accounts Payable Certification (APM, CAPP)
          • Experience with Unclaimed Property reporting
          • Experience with the set up and maintenance of the vendor master file
          • Prior experience in Accounts Payable with high volume ERP system
            Additional Information
            At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer a competitive compensation and rewards package.

            The pay range for this position is$80,800.00-$195,400.00, and this position is eligible for annual goals based incentive bonuses.

            PSE offers a suite of benefits to our employees. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability insurance. There are additional voluntary options of supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent daycare, and an Employee assistance program (EAP). For long term savings, PSE offers a 401(k) investment option and a cash balance retirement plan. Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays throughout the calendar year.Detailed benefit overviews can be found on our Career page - .

            Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

            Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

            Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.

Keywords: Puget Sound Energy, Bellevue , Supervisor Accounts Payable, Accounting, Auditing , Bellevue, Washington

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