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Accounts Payable Supervisor - Greenville, SC

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29607 Centralia, MO, US, 65240

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview:


Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Posting Address


Greenville, SC or Centralia, MO

Position Overview


The Accounts Payable (“AP”) Supervisor leads the internal and external teams responsible for supporting the global Invoice-to-Pay (“ITP”) strategy and process.  The AP Supervisor manages the day to day onshore AP processes retained by Hubbell, as well as providing daily feedback and support to the offshore third party team responsible for processing AP.  The AP Supervisor troubleshoots and ensures resolution of any escalated AP issues.  The AP Supervisor reports to and supports the ITP Finance Transformation Lead for all AP transformation projects, prepares and reviews process documentation, recommends best practices and process improvements, and always ensures timely and accurate payment of vendor invoices.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Function as a primary Subject Matter Expert with regard to all aspects of Hubbell’s AP processes and as primary liaison between AP and internal stakeholders. 
  • Supervise a team of Hubbell AP leads as well as any additional temporary labor force as required.  Serve as a reliable and collaborative team member and supervisor, leading the Hubbell AP leads, third party business partners, and other internal Hubbell stakeholders to achieve desired results.  Balance the workload for the AP team and adjust assignments as necessary for business performance and customer service.
  • Serve as primary escalation point for all AP-related issues and concerns, working with the AP leads, third party partners, and internal stakeholders to resolve issues and alleviate stakeholder concerns and questions. 
  • Review and approve all vendor master data administration forms in accordance with Hubbell policy.
  • Manage the Citi supplier finance process and support process.
  • Review and monitor daily banking emails and support process.
  • Manage Taulia processes and support process.
  • Assist with Goods Receipt Invoice Receipt Aging process including report distribution, tracking, and clearing activity as needed.
  • Manage, review, and monitor AP reporting, including but not limited to retro PO, unvouchered listings, CWS, payment proposals, daily status, weekly framework PO invoices, and monthly KPI. 
  • Comply with all audit requirements, internal control, and SOX standards for supporting and maintaining AP processes, including supporting  annual testing and resolution of audit findings, ensuring all process documentation is followed by internal and external  team members, and review of desk procedures for accuracy.
  • Coach, develop, and mentor team members to build and improve efficiency and capability of the organization.
  • Ensure confidentiality, data privacy, and data security requirements.
  • Evaluate and monitor  AP performance metrics for efficiency to identify opportunities for improvement to impact performance and cash flow. 
  • Participate with integration of AP into OHF scope.
  • Provide excellent customer service and support to all stakeholders. 
Skills and Experience


Education:  Foundational, formal, and on-the-job education and training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting related field preferred; or, equivalent combination of work experience and education.
  • Expertise and experience with SAP Accounts Payable required.
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.


Position Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Ability to build and lead a team with diverse skills, interests, and abilities to foster productive workplace relationships and a unified team environment, inclusive of third party business partners.
  • Must be comfortable and skilled at working in an interdependent team environment that is dynamic, fast-paced, and deadline-driven.
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize and multitask; must be able to balance competing priorities and assist team members in setting priorities.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Flawless attention to detail and exceptional verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Able to manage workplace relationships with various stakeholders; Proactive in resolving issues with employees, businesses and other departments. Experience working on cross- functional and cross-departmental teams to achieve common goals.
  • Experience managing third party business partner relationships including escalation of issues and holding partners accountable to service level agreements while maintaining productive relationships.



Travel is periodically required, including occasional International travel.


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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