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Associate Accountant - Accounts Payable Team Lead

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Finance
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19000LOH Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives
As a lead member of the Accounts Payable Team, you will be responsible for acting as a subject matter expert on corporate policies, directing day to day work activities, and identifying system and process issues and improvements. You will act as a role model to team members by exhibiting strong customer service and leadership skills, providing fair and objective input, and demonstrating a strong work ethic.

You can grow your career with us; we hope you’ll consider joining our team! 


A Day in the Life
Responds to team member inquiries in a prompt, accurate, and professional manner. Correctly answer team member questions regarding system issues, corporate policies, customer and vendor requirements, as well as tax and government guidelines
Responsible for directing day to day work activities that ensure accuracy and timeliness with one or more of the following: scanning, indexing, invoice processing, payment turnaround, as well as adequate phone coverage, or the testing of new/enhanced software
Conducts training on system software and approve policies and approve procedures/Work Instructions for team members and new employees as needed
Provides objective input on employee performance for 1:1s and annual reviews
Investigates/audits accounts payable documents and verify compliance with policies and procedures. Provides quality statistics on output of accounts payable staff. Provides additional training when unacceptable trends are identified. 
Identifies improvement opportunities and share best practices within department
Continually builds partnerships between Accounts Payable and the various functional areas and business units throughout the Company
Builds relationships with suppliers by proactively contacting them regarding open statements and partnering on process enhancements
Completes special projects and assignments within the department as they are identified
Performs back up functions for manager and accounting associates as directed
Responsible for meeting individual Key Performance Indicators for self and the departmental service level agreement standards.  Assist supervisor in measuring KPI’s/SLA’s and helping the team met theirs. 
Must Haves
Bachelor's Degree

Nice to Have
Accounting/Finance/Business Degree
Proficiency with an ERP system
APS  Certification
Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
Computer Proficiency
Excellent Customer Relation Skills
Excellent Math Aptitude
Organization Skills
Time Management Skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Problem solving ability
Flexible and able to adapt to shifting priorities and responsibilities in a dynamic and changing environment
Sound judgment and the ability to make decisions related to corporate policies
High degree of confidentiality
Leadership skills


About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. 

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. 

Physical Job Requirements 
The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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