Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System Mgr Accounts Payable in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The Manager of Accounts Payable is responsible for planning, managing, controlling and evaluating all accounts payable activities for a centralized Health System. Ensures efficiency, quality and effectiveness of staff and processes within the department. The position relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Develops, monitors and evaluates policies and procedures which will enhance the overall effectiveness of the FMOLHS accounts payable process.
Ensures that policies and practices are in compliance with all regulatory agencies
Stays abreast of best practices to ensure compliance
Develops, compiles and monitors department quality and performance indicators and responds to variations from targets as appropriate
Oversees all open invoices, credits, discrepancies, and unreleased invoice reports, to ensure proper process of payments to vendors in a timely manner
Responsible for the scheduling, assignment and management of Accounts Payable staff to assure that payments are processed in a timely manner, coordinates with hospital personnel to ensure payments and credits are processed according to contracts and purchase orders
Ensures all proper controls and processes are followed in accounts payable functions and personnel
Analyzes reports and cost centers to ensure even distribution of workloads within Accounts Payable
Responsible for ensuring optimization of system and communicating effectively with staff on any software or hardware issues within the Accounts Payable department
Ensures files (electronic and hard copy) are accurately maintained and readily accessible. Fulfills requests for documentation
Assist with ad hoc reporting and analysis requests
Responsible for 1099 reporting maintenance
Minimum Job Experience 5 years of related experience
Required Education Bachelor's Degree or 4 years of related experience allowed for substitution of degree