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Manager, Accounts Payable Job

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Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


The Accounts Payable Manager oversees the operations of the Accounts Payable functions for MH-MH.  Responsible for planning, directing, organizing and controlling all Accounts Payable functions for MH-MH.  Responsible for the direction, evaluation and overall supervision of the Accounts Payable staff in various analytical, statistical, problem solving, and technical functions. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience



Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field.


Minimum of three years of experience related to Accounting, Accounts Payable or Purchasing and Receiving functions  in a healthcare environment.








Previous supervisory experience.








  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical principles, concepts and techniques related to Accounting, Accounts Payable, Purchasing and Receiving functions
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated skill and knowledge of Materials and Accounts Payable computer system preferred.
  • Intermediate skills and knowledge to operate standard office technologies, including personal computer, word processing, spreadsheet and related software programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Analytical ability and knowledge to make professional judgments.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manages the planning, organizing, implementing, and controlling Accounts Payable functional operations to meet MLH and department goals and objectives.
  • Assures day-to-day operations run smoothly and efficiently with established guidelines and quality performance indicators established by department for product/service areas are utilized to monitor performance and ensure appropriate adjustments are made to continually improve performance.
  • Supports and reflects organizational goals and objectives in the day-to-day business operations of the Accounts Payable department.  
  • Maintains and develops a competent, productive, and quality conscious workforce by hiring, evaluating performance, counseling, training, issuing corrective action, and recommending promotion or discharge of department personnel according to MLH value system.
  • Monitors and provides key performance indicators for all assigned Accounts Payable processes. 
  • Reviews, researches, and determines resolution of invoices deemed not able to process by AP Specialists.
  • Reviews blocked invoices to determine if blockage was caused by AP input error.  Coordinates error correction with AP Specialists.
  • Promotes effective customer service relations skills and a positive work environment to contribute to the overall team effort.

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional travel to other facilities. 
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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