This position is a System level (corporate) position and not a regional position. This position is responsible for managing and directing all aspects of the accounts payable functions for the CHRISTUS Health corporate accounting department. The Manager of Accounts Payable is also responsible for managing the development and maintenance of the system-wide CHRISTUS Health Standard Vendor Dictionary. This includes but is not limited to the development and compliance of policies and procedures, assessment of resource requirements, and supervision and training of staff. This position will have significant interaction with other corporate departments as well as associates in the regional accounts payable and purchasing departments. A bachelor degree in Business or equivalent work experience in an accounts payable supervisory role is required. A thorough understanding of accounts payable operations and 1099 tax reporting is required. This involves direct supervision of three to four Accounts Payable Specialists and one to two Accounts Payable Vendor Specialists.
Responsible for the supervision of up to four (4) full-time Accounts Payable Specialists and up to two (2) Accounts Payable Vendor Specialists including selection, training and development.
Manage and oversee general accounts payable functions for the various corporate entities ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
Manage and oversee the development and maintenance of CHRISTUS Health standard Vendor Dictionary in Unity Meditech according to the policies and procedures.
Evaluate, develop and improve controls and efficiency of accounts payable processes.
Manage the annual filing process for Form 1099s for the various corporate entities.
Direct functions related to unclaimed property filings
Work collaboratively with Materials Management/Purchasing and General Accounting to ensure appropriate payments have been made and recorded.
Provide support/information to CHRISTUS Health Corporate Controller and other Corporate Accounting/Finance Managers as needed
Special projects as requested by Corporate Controller, Assistant Corporate Controller or Senior Manager Tax, Payroll & AP
Continual focus on process improvement
Bachelor degree in Business Administration or equivalent work experience
Managerial experience required.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
Knowledge of Microsoft Access is preferred but not required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of personnel in a large organization.
Excellent organizational skills
Thorough knowledge of accounts payable operations.
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles and proven reconciliation skills
Eight (8) to ten (10) years experience in Accounts Payable with five (5) years being in Accounts Payable Management
Deadline-oriented and ability to multi-task
Solid knowledge of accounts payable systems; experience with Meditech a plus
Experience in implementation of accounts payable systems
Ability to interact with all levels of Management and other Associates
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and performance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, theref...ore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.