OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Accounts Payable Supervisor

    Job Locations US-OH-Beachwood
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/7/2018 4:15 PM)
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  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    Reporting to the U.S. Shared Services Manager, the Accounts Payable Lead is a key player within the department and will be responsible for all aspects of accounts payable. OMNOVA’s accounts payable team is responsible for supplier/vendor payments, travel and expense programs and 1099s. Also, this leader is responsible for leading a high-performance team, maintaining a strong customer service focus in conjunction with developing and implementing processes that will support the company’s growth.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Plan, schedule and direct the account payable and disbursement function
    • Manage account payables monthly close process and ensure that all available payables are processed promptly. This includes ensuring all payments are by company policy and approved signature authority.
    • Ensure accounts payable team members communicate with key vendors/suppliers and internal/external customers to resolve pending issues and facilitate positive working relationships.
    • Audit and approve accounts payable financial transactions adhering to all internal and SOX controls.
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures designed to optimize the balance between the need for agility and strong financial controls.
    • Lead and develop the AP team by constantly developing them to support the company’s accelerated growth.
    • Develop metrics and reporting processes designed to emphasize transparency and report on team productivity.
    • Supervise team productivity workload to achieve an effective balance of meeting departmental goals and maintaining internal controls and integrity.
    • Drives process improvements by constantly reviewing current processes and seeking best practices.
    • Interacts effectively with cross-functional teams, including FP&A and General Accounting is critical.
    • Manage the 1099 process
    • Manage and audit the use and administration of the Company’s travel programs – Travel & Entertainment and Vehicle Reimbursement according to internal policies
    • Maintain the Travel & Entertainment policy by reviewing and auditing expense reports to ensure compliance

    Who you are...

    • Minimum of Associate's degree 
    • 3-5 years of experience in a lead role in accounts payable
    • Self-motivated and self-managed – able to work and think independently
    • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with all levels of the organization and external vendors
    • Excellent organizational skills and a strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to operate efficiently and professionally under pressure
    • Experience developing and implementing processes
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • SAP is highly preferred

    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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