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Accounts Payable Team Lead in Saint Paul, MN at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

At Construction Supply Group (CSG), we recognize that we wouldn t be where we are without the support of the communities we serve. We will continue our promise to be part of making our communities a better place to live. We encourage and support our leaders and our teams to engage our communities and contribute.

Due to continued growth, we are actively seeking an Accounts Payable Team Lead to join our team in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. This is an accounting position reporting directly to the Accounts Payable Manager. This position responsible for overseeing and directing the daily activities of the Accounts Payable Specialists.


  • Oversee all activities that are performed by the Accounts Payable Specialists. The activities include Invoice Scanning/Sorting, Invoice Processing, Vendor Relations and AP Support.
  • Manage the team s schedule, PTO and overtime requests.
  • Research and respond to questions accurately and in accordance with established departmental deadlines.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers. Serve as a liaison between internal/external customers and the Accounts Payable Team.
  • Assist AP Manager with developing key performance indicators (KPIs) for monitoring and measuring our operational performance and driving continuous improvement in Accounts Payable.
  • Identify opportunities and suggest implementation strategies to improve quality of service and productivity.
  • Maintain a positive work environment that supports a high level of productivity.
  • Assist AP Manager with creating and maintaining appropriate internal department accounting policies and procedures; update as necessary.
  • Maintain the knowledge necessary to accomplish department goals and programs and retain professional competence.
  • Provide support in systems testing as necessary.
  • Complete other projects as assigned.


  • Four-year degree in related area or two plus years of related professional experience. An equivalent combination of education and professional experience will also be considered.
  • Requires a high degree of adaptability. Incumbent will be faced with a variety of issues on a day-to-day basis and will be expected to respond to these issues appropriately.
  • High level of commitment to customer service and follow up required.
  • Knowledge of SX.e application and Unform is preferred.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills are essential.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with individuals of differing knowledge levels
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks within a dynamic, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to provide strong leadership to department personnel.
  • Must be able to respect and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • In-depth knowledge of current accounting and reporting procedures and practices as applicable.


  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life and AD&D Insurance: Basic and Voluntary
  • Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits: Accident and Critical Illness and Whole Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program


  • Work is principally performed in an office environment and is essentially stationary.
  • The ability to communicate via both inbound and outbound calling and via written correspondence is an essential function of the position.
  • The Shared Service Center has specified operating hours and work must be performed during those operational service windows.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 10 pounds is required, as is the operation of a 10-key keyboard and computer.

This description reflects management s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.