• Vendor Receivables Supervisor

    Work Location US-MI-WYOMING
    Job ID
    2018-7955
    Address
    1300 GEZON PKWY SW
    Job Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Nearest Metro Area
    MI-Grand Rapids
  • It's way more fun to support financials on a healthy business than a struggling one....

     

    and our family owned company has been generating healthy finances for 5 generations!  But we're not complacent -- we're constantly looking for ways to be innovative and find better solutions for our customers.  That doesn't end with the products and services we bring to restaurants, hospitals, and educational systems. It carries to the way we manage our business transactions in the short-term and our strategy for the long-term.   

     

    Our Accounting and Finance teams play an important role in keeping Gordon Food Service operating effectively and efficiently. From strategic work in the development of annual and long-range operating plans to establishing infrastructure that keeps financial transactions flowing efficiently (our employees and vendors like that!), to credit operations that recognize the unique positions of our customers large and small.....we are reliant on this group of professionals and the work they do each week, each month, each quarter.  

    Position Summary:

    Supervises team of employees within the Vendor Receivables department.  Ensures day to day processing, participates in monthly closing process where appropriate, and follow through of tasks.  Manages all aspects of direct team’s performance, time and attendance, goals and performance reviews. Identifies opportunities for improvements and works with various departments to develop and execute action plans.

     

    Essential Functions:

    • Oversee vendor contract and rebate maintenance
    • Billing and collections for vendor contracts
    • Account reconcilation
    • Complex vendor dispute resolutions
    • Cross functional relationship building
    • Interviews, hires, and develops staff and ensures proper training
    • Ensures GFS policy and procedures of team are being  followed
    • Conducts employee performance review annually and as needed, along with maintaining employee incentive programs
    • Ensures team and individual completion of work is timely and accurate in order to meet/exceed Department Goals/Metrics
    • Participates in the coordination and facilitation of  regular team meetings
    • Participates in Business Process Review and Alignment
    • Participates in projects and system testing
    • Excellent Customer Service and problem resolution skills
    • Conduct monthly reconciliation, balancing, and variance analysis of accounts.
    • Demonstrate commitment to business ethics and drive integrity, accountability, collaboration, and trust across the company.  Adheres to the mission statement and cornerstone values of Gordon Food Service.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is strongly preferred
    • Two-years previous Accounting experience with Bachelor Degree or five-years previous experience
    • Must have strong Excel skills 
    • Previous supervisory experience is a plus
    • Strong relationship building skills

    Click Here to get a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry.  
    There's a seat at our table for you!

     

    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

     

    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  

     

    Benefits

    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  

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