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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Finance
Job Title: Accounts Payable Supervisor
Salary: $54082.08 Annually

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Job Objectives:

The Accounts Payable supervisor provides daily oversight and guidance to the Accounts Payable Team. This position is responsible for giving the AP team the training, resources, and leadership in order to process timely payments of invoices to customers. This position is responsible for fostering an environment in the Accounts Payable department that encourages excellent customer service to outside customers as well as other county departments.


Essential Job Functions:

Manage the Accounts Payable team.

  • Provide day-to-day supervision of the Accounts Payable team.
  • Perform evaluations of direct reports.
  • Creates a shared vision of organizational and operational excellence; connects department goals and individual contributions to vision.
  • Ensures staff have the skills and resources to accomplish the goals expected of them.
  • Let employees know what is expected of them and holds them accountable. Differentiates between high and low performance. Rewards and recognizes hard work and results. Addresses performance issues promptly and corrects poor performance.
  • Works to create a strong team. Treats all staff fairly and consistently. Shares accountability when delegating. Involves employees in setting their performance goals.
  • Provides direction when needed without micromanaging.
  • Ensure communication within Accounts Payable.
  • Strive to build a relationship between Accounts Payable, the Purchasing team, and ERP.
  • Schedule team building exercise within the Accounts Payable group on a quarterly basis.
  • Keep the AP team informed and aware of county wide polices or changes that could affect them.

Continuous improvement of the Accounts Payable process relying on advanced technology.

  • Working with the ERP team to bring consultant presentations on new technology to management to improve our current processes by saving time, resources, and money.
  • Implements Accounts Payable processes and educates all departments on proper procedures.
  • Identifies issues with Accounts Payable processes and resolves them.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the Accounts Payable Department.

Manage quality assurance of all Accounts Payable transactions.

  • Perform statistical analysis of accounts payable related documents.
  • Redistribute work load among employees as necessary.
  • Build reports in SAP to provide analysis on areas for improvement in SAP, in terms of documents and employee errors.



Accountability:  Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules.

Coaching:  Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen knowledge/skills areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.

Collaboration/Relationship Building:  Establishes rapport and personal connections, while maintaining professional boundaries. Builds constructive working relationships with clients/customers, other work units, community organizations and others to meet mutual goals and objectives. Behaves professionally and supportively when working with individuals from a variety of ethnic, social and educational backgrounds.

Conflict Resolution:  Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to reduce tension and/or conflict between two or more people; able to size up situations quickly; able to identify common interests; facilitates resolution.

Delegation:  Comfortably delegates responsibilities, tasks, and decisions.  Appropriately trusts others to perform. Provides support without removing responsibility.


Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University in Accounting or Finance.

Years of Experience:  3 years including supervision of staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  MBA


Physical Requirements of Position:

Sedentary work.  Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as:  preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.



Computer, scanner, printer, SAP, OnBase, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook


Work Environment:

Usual working hours/days:  M - F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  825 N Main, Ste 823

Salary Range:  $54,082.08 - $79,141.92

The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).


*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20003806

Open Date: 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/24/2018 11:59:59 PM