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Senior Supervisor Accounts Payable - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 26 April 2017

Project Description



Oversee the daily processing of the Accounts Payable (A/P) function, including ensuring timely payments to vendors and expense vouchers.

Oversee the day-to-day operations of the corporate A/P processing function.  
Oversee year-end activities, including coordinating the preparation of 1099 forms and other related year end forms)
Responsible for the reporting of abandoned property (stale dated) A/P and Payroll checks to states.
Ensure timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers.
Work closely with Account Payable Administrators to resolve payment issues.
Ensure proper coding of invoices and checking of prices, quantities and extensions.
Ensure accuracy of applicable accounting reports including the A/P register and Received not Invoiced (GRIR) report.
Review and/or perform general ledger reconciliations of the A/P register, RNI and Use Taxes.  
Oversee the maintenance of accurate A/P records and controls.
Perform updates to existing documentation and assist with the development of new supporting documentation as appropriate to support CRL’s compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, and provide supporting documentation for all required ongoing testing of the A/P function under Section 404.
Partner with Tax group and provide guidance to ensure compliance for Indirect Tax (Sales & Use and Value Added Tax on all purchases vouchered).
Oversee daily operational activities and supervise a group of employees which may include lower-level supervisors. Ensure optimum group performance.
Responsible for personnel management activities such as: scheduling, personnel actions (hiring, promotions, transfers, etc.), training and development, providing regular direction and feedback on performance, disciplinary actions and preparing and delivering annual performance and salary reviews.
Recommend short-range operating objectives, organizational structure, staffing requirements and succession plans.
May assist in development of departmental budget.
As required, oversee maintenance of group training manual and training records.
Support the policy of equal employment opportunity through affirmative action in personnel actions.
Ensure adherence to pertinent regulatory requirements and to departmental policies, practices and procedures [SOPs, safety procedures and biosafety protocols].
Perform all other related duties as assigned.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in business, management or related discipline.
Experience:  Five to eight years related experience and/or training.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other:  Knowledge of SAP preferred. Previous supervisory experience in a similar job function is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet