• Accounts Payable Supervisor

    Job Locations US-WA-Bothell
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/27/2018 7:05 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Company (Portal Searching)
    FUJIFILM SonoSite
  • Overview

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    Accounts Payable Supervisor - Bothell, WA


    FUJIFILM, SonoSite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities.  People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world.  Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM SonoSite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries.  Since its inception, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, FUJIFILM SonoSite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. FUJIFILM SonoSite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.

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    Job Summary:


    The Accounts Payable Supervisor is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of the company’s payments to vendors for products and services and to employees for expense report reimbursement.  The individual will supervise two personnel in the department and act as a resource for accounts payable activities at the company’s foreign subsidiaries.  The individual provides guidance, coordination and training to business and team members on accounts payable, expense reporting, accrual processing and is involved in projects to improve processes. 


    Essential Job Functions:


    • Coordinate, organize, schedule and monitor accounts payable team activities to ensure that vendor payments and employee expense reports are accurately processed, adhere to company policy and paid on a timely basis.
    • Demonstrated experience with international money transfers
    • Perform key accounts payable processing activities and back-up other AP personnel as needed.
    • Implements reporting procedures and internal controls for the purpose of maintaining accurate records.
    • Instructs accounts payable staff for the purpose of ensuring that proper accounting practices and procedures are followed.
    • Maintain files and records for the purpose of providing an up-to-date reference and audit trail for tax and compliance.
    • Monitors key process indicators and metrics of assigned business units and related financial activity for the purpose of ensuring that procedures are accurate and/or best practices are followed.
    • Reconciles a variety of accounts and reviews reports for the purpose of ensuring accuracy.  Ensures reconciling items addressed on a timely basis.
    • Researches and resolve discrepancies in transactions (e.g., purchase orders, vendors, invoices, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring accuracy and adherence to procedures.
    • Validates coding for the purpose of ensuring the accuracy of data input into financial systems.
    • Full supervisor responsibilities for 2 to 3 Accounts Payable personnel.  Writes/conducts performance appraisals for the purpose of evaluating the work of the staff.
    • Troubleshoot Oracle and Concur system issues and implement new system processes when necessary.
    • Prepare monthly reports and provide analysis on Accounts Payable payments activity.
    • Provide responsive customer service to internal clients and external vendors.
    • Coordinate with purchase and other key departments on vendor setup and maintenance.
    • Manage year end 1099 and other reporting activities.
    • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policy and procedures.  Proactively address issues and make suggestions for quality improvements
    • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with key personnel and departments contacted in the course of work activities.


    Knowledge and Experience:


    • 4 – 6 years of supervisor experience in Accounts Payable with team of 2 or more.
    • Large ERP system (SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards) experience required.  Oracle ERP system experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
    • Experience with Concur expense report processing system (or similar web-based service) preferred.
    • Accounting degree or demonstrated knowledge of accounting through work experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and with deadlines.


    Skills and Abilities:


    • Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work related issues and problems.
    • Display willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound judgment, supports and explains reasoning for decisions, and includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
    • Excellent communication skills: for updating management, communicating roles and responsibilities, and servicing customers.



    FUJIFILM SonoSite, Incoffers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at   www.SonoSite.com/careers.

    FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.   is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at ffss-hr@fujifilm.com .   Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.


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