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Location: Holland, OH, Ohio, United States 
Requisition ID: 55972 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Holland, OH.

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

Supervisor A/P

Mobility is the goal

Responsible for accurate and timely processing and payment of vendor invoices in accordance with Schindler Schedule of Responsibilities (SOR) and Limits of Authority (LOA).  Develop AP team and monitor and maximize performance.  Drive process improvement and standardization in concert with other department leaders.


1.Timely and Accurate invoice payment:

- Manage AP staff, shift priorities of staff to accomplish timely invoice processing and minimize AP backlog and past due AP balances.

- Ensure all invoices are properly approved per company schedule of responsibility (SOR) and Limits of Authority (LOA) and that no unauthorized invoices are paid.

-  Work with purchasing and field organization on resolution of invoice issues such as price discrepancies, missing or inaccurate purchase orders and missing good receipts. 

Serve as the ultimate point of escalation for all past due AP, tax, invoice processing/matching, duplicate payment, and vendor dispute issues

- Build relationships with purchasing and field organization to drive effective dispute resolution and optimize vendor relationships

2. Team:

- Develop AP team member competencies through training, cross-training, direct supervision and coaching.

- Provide direction to a team of 4 AP associates and 1 AP analyst

3. Processes

- Drive standardization and implement process improvements, efficiencies and automation across the AP function Develop and maintain AP procedures, policies and documentation and ensure adherence to company guidelines. Identify, provide recommendations and implement new ways to improve processes and work more effectively leading to measurable reduction of turnaround times.

- Support ERP and technology upgrade projects related to vendor management and AP as required

4. Accounting Accuracy:

- Responsible for reconciliation of vendor accounts and GR/IR general ledger to minimize future P&L impact from potential errors in prior periods

5. Reporting:

- Develop and report AP Key Performance metrics to upper management.

- Establish strategies for continuous improvement of metrics and clarity of reporting


Mobility needs you

Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance or Associate Degree with additional work experience as a supervisor/manager is required.

2-8 years of General work experience

Functional Work Experience: Bachelor Degree with 2 to 4 years, or Associate degree with 5 to 8 years of related work experience


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