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Accounts Payable Supervisor

Date posted 01/02/2019

Job ID#: 22000BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Job Title: Accounts Payable Supervisor
Job Category: Finance/Accounting
City: San Diego
State: California
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Job Summary
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable (AP) Supervisor to join the Accounting division of our Finance and Administration group at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems located in San Diego, Ca. This position will guide the AP invoice processing team, applying existing processes and procedures and will be expected to have the ability to identify and/or introduce new, innovative processes that lead to improvements in accuracy, timeliness and efficiency.

  • Provides leadership and coordinates the daily operation of the AP Department by prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.
  • Evaluates and provides input for policies, plans and schedules for the department, conducts quality control audits and evaluates work standards to ensure uniformity and effectiveness.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to verify accuracy and ensure compliance with company policies and financial practices.
  • Ensures accuracy, completeness and timelines of invoice posting activities, reports, and records.
  • Participates in the design of operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency.
  • Assigns tasks, review work, and provide direction to staff while ensuring processing objectives are met within established timelines.
  • Participates in annual audits and special projects.
  • May represent the department with internal and/or external representatives.
  • Participates in the planning, attraction, selection, retention, and development of human resources to ensure the availability of the required professional talent.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related discipline and nine or more years of progressively complex experience in finance/accounting with at least three of those years in management. Must have experience in a commercial or government contractor environment. Equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of education. An MBA in accounting or finance, CPA or CMA certification, major accounting firm experience, and/or experience negotiating accounting issues with government agencies is highly desirable.
  • Must have a proven understanding of accounting principles, regulations and practices.
  • Must have proven leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines.
  • AP experience in the government contracting industry and an understanding of FAS, CAS and FAR is desirable
  • Must possess the ability to resolve non-routine, complex management problems and finance/accounting problems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, presentation, good interpersonal skills, and good computer skills are also required.
  • Must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required.
  • Serve as spokesperson on projects and/or programs; and be an expert in one or more finance/accounting management areas.
  • Considerable knowledge of MS Office with strong working knowledge of Excel.
  • Knowledge/experience with ERP business systems is desired (SAP preferable).
  • Proven ability to evaluate work processes and implement measurable improvements in performance is desired.

Travel Percentage Required :
0% - 25%

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