Accounts Payable Supervisor

Mission Viejo, CA, US, 92691

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.


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Hybrid (1 day/week in office) 



As the Accounts Payable Supervisor, you will lead, supervise, report, analyze and influence the accounts payable automation, operational, and internal controls processes. In this position you will drive projects, policies and procedures as well as identify performance improvement opportunities.  You will provide guidance and training and supervises Account Payable coordinators.



What You’ll Do: 


Ensure timely and accurate processing and payment of vendor invoices, while ensuring compliance with James Hardie policies and internal control framework:

  • Ensure proper account, vendor and tax coding on vendor invoices or James Hardie check requests
  • Ensure proper management approval in compliance with the invoice approval policy
  • Review data entry for accuracy
  • Perform weekly payment runs
  • Ensure appropriate signatures and distribution of checks
  • Maintain accurate banking information by placing stop payments, voids and reissues
  • Create new vendors in compliance with the Vendor Policy
  • Modify vendors in compliance with the Vendor Policy
  • Prepare accurate 1099 reporting 

Prepare monthly accrual journal entries and account reconciliations to support an accurate and timely monthly financial close for the Company’s U.S. divisions:

  • Execute month-end tasks associated with the general ledger and maintain integrity of general ledger transactions
  • Review and validate transactions
  • Review and perform account analysis and reconciliations

Provides, suggests, supports and implements alternatives to work processes that will increase efficiencies and quality of financial results: 

  • Develop strong understanding of accounting and business processes that the team has responsibilities for
  • Identify process inefficiencies and help support the identification of underlying root causes
  • Partner with other finance and non-finance groups to support design and implement process improvements
  • Support the control and monitoring of change implementation to ensure change is operating effectively

Effectively communicates and escalates issues and information to the appropriate levels of leadership:

  • Understand general departmental processes to be able to identify unusual transactions or issues
  • Provide timely communication to leadership to support an effective resolution

Provide general assistance and support to leaders by preparing ad hoc reports and financial analysis:

  • Develop an understanding of processes for which the team provides support to leadership
  • Communicate results of the analysis to leadership

Responsible for the work by Accounts Payable Coordinators:

  • Supervise daily and monthly work

Manage and lead team through performance management activities, including goal setting, coaching, and annual performance appraisals



The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.  Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


What You’ll Bring:


  • Associates degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounts payable processing experience required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of supervisory experience required
  • Experience in major ERP systems preferred
  • Experience in a multi-location company preferred
  • Experience in Vendor Invoice Management System (Readsoft/Kofax) preferred


What You’ll Receive:


  • At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 
  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 

Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!


The expected pay range for this position is between $75,000 and $100,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience, market conditions, and other job-related factors permitted by law. This position qualifies for benefits which may also include a discretionary bonus.



James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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