Supervisor, Accounts Payable in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 3/31/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for maintaining a thorough understanding of accounts payable related transactions and responsibilities in order to plan, direct and lead all aspects of Accounts Payable.


  • Manage Accounts Payable team while maintaining a high level of accuracy, internal controls, and customer service
  • Assist team members by answering questions, prioritizing work, and ensuring sufficient back up support for all Accounts Payable job functions
  • Ensure new employees receive proper on-boarding and cross training specific to Accounts Payable and continuously coach existing employees to improve their knowledge, work quality, and quantity of work
  • Schedule, coordinate, and lead team meetings as needed to ensure successful communication and collaboration amongst team members
  • Research, recommend, and implement process and procedural improvements by coordinating with management, team members, internal, and external customers
  • Work closely with Procurement and other departments as appropriate to identify cost savings opportunities and follow and/or implement best practices
  • Communicate (written and verbal) effectively with employees and vendors to resolve issues relating to invoices, expense reports, purchase orders, delivery receipts, and payments
  • Gather, organize, and analyze data to create ad hoc reports and present to management teams as necessary
  • Update, implement, and enforce policies and procedures as necessary
  • Ensure invoices are charged to the proper general ledger account codes and properly approved in accordance with company policy
  • Ensure timely follow-up and resolution for outstanding trade payables checks
  • Responsible for the 1099 reporting process for Accounts Payable
  • Ensure timely and accurate audit of employee expense reimbursements
  • Responsible for check/EFT runs for vendor payments and employee reimbursements
  • Ensure accurate contract invoice information is maintained in Oracle; ensure recurring invoice payments are executed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure timely processing of Oracle cash management files including timely resolution of any interface exceptions
  • Publish timely and accurate A/P productivity metrics
  • Initiate and/or approve daily wire payment transactions and record payments in Oracle as necessary.
  • Perform timely and accurate month-end close for A/P
  • Perform timely account reconciliations for general ledger accounts or for supplier accounts; research and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Assist with researching and resolving open purchase orders and review the un-invoiced receipts report as needed
  • Perform accurate and timely system testing for Oracle Accounts Payable as needed
  • Participate in fiscal year-end audit by providing timely and accurate information as requested and maintain relations during audit
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Regular attendance
  • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred.

Experience: Minimum three (3) years’ relevant accounting experience in positions of increasing responsibility, preferably in Accounts Payable.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must be capable of building, fostering, and working in a team environment focused on quality and customer service
  • Management or supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to understand related Accounting policies and procedures
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills with proven ability to work effectively and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office products required
  • Must possess intermediate Excel skills
  • Experience with Oracle Financial & Purchasing Systems preferred
  • Must possess professional verbal and written communication skills along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to accept responsibility
  • Detail orientation and able to handle multiple assignments promptly and effectively
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin,
marital status, veteran status or disability


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