AP Processing Lead - Kiewit Business Services

Location: Omaha NE Posted Date: September 9, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 576326300 Careermine Job Id: 1800833
Requisition ID: 80764

Kiewit Business Services (KBS) is a cross-functional shared service organization that provides the business units with customer-specific services focused on cost and business value. Our services include non-core, yet essential, functions of our businesses including accounts payable, accounts receivable, change control, human capital management, payroll, project initiation, compliance and continuous improvement.
The AP Processing Lead position is part of the KBS Accounts Payable department within the Financial Services group.
Position Description
As the AP Processing Lead you will be responsible for ensuring that all procedures for processing invoices are handled appropriately. In addition, you will train and coach a highly engaged team of Specialists who provide quality support and outstanding customer service to all areas of the Kiewit organization.

Position Location

This is a shared services environment in Kiewit Business Center, a professional office setting in Omaha, NE

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

- Lead a team of 3-5 AP Invoice Processors which will include training, mentoring, quality control, productivity and providing guidance with troubleshooting and problem solving

- Collaborate with internal customers and AP Processing Team to provide the highest possible customer service and most efficient invoice processing

- Review the work of Specialists to promote accuracy and excellent customer support; monitor team workloads and assist and backup as necessary

- Assist team with responding to internal and external customer questions and concerns
- Understand, communicate and monitor internal control processes and procedures

- Provide information to the team as subject matter expert for AP Processing functions, including tax plans, procurement processes and material management concerns as they relate to AP Processing
- Provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers; understand Kiewit's core business and promote a sense of urgency toward business-critical issues

- Identify and communicate opportunities for process improvement; collaborate with internal and external partners to increase efficiencies in invoice processing

- Communicate pertinent information to supervisor and manager immediately; provide specialist performance feedback to manager
- Reliable and consistent attendance
- Support and participate in collaboration activities to promote and implement continuous process improvement preferred

- Perform other work related tasks as needed or assigned preferred

Required Qualifications

- Working knowledge of computers and accounting systems
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Excellent attention to detail with the ability to analyze data and recognize discrepancies

- Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to develop specific goals for the team and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish daily work and projects

- Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done

- Leadership skills including relationship building, coaching, collaboration, team-building, problem-solving and decision-making

- Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate assertively and to influence and motivate team members; clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding; generates interest and holds attention, listens and is open to the ideas of others

- Ability to understand both functional and end-to-end processes
- Ability to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making

- Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and minimal supervision in a fast paced, high volume environment

- Excellent customer service and collaboration skills; ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization
- Critical thinking and problem-solving skills; ability to use logic and reasoning to analyze and identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

- 1-2 years of SAP Accounts Payable experience preferred
- College degree in business or related field preferred

Physical Requirements

- Travel as needed
- Lifting, sitting, stooping, bending, reaching, climbing stairs, etc.

- Reading from a computer or laptop monitor for several hours including fonts of various sizes from a variety of sources

- Must hold valid US Passport (if traveling to Canada, Australia, etc.)

About Kiewit
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We're Different
• Consistently ranked within the top five of the "Top 400 Contractors" according to Engineering News-Record
• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs
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