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Bon Secours Mercy Health System Director Accounts Payable in Columbus, Ohio

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We are looking for an innovative, experienced, Accounts Payable leader to direct a large, highly automated, highly transactional team. Our desire is for someone who has worked in a high volume, corporate setting – having managed at least 100k invoices per month with experience managing a team of at least 30 individuals. In this role you will be responsible for a total of up to 50 reports, 6 of whom are direct reports along with the responsibility of managing a department that pays out over $4 billion annually and processes 140,000+ invoices per month.

The System Director of Accounts Payable is responsible for leading system-wide payment of supplies, services, and equipment with the goal of providing high quality, efficient, and cost-effective service to the organization with an emphasis on customer service. In addition, sets and achieves standards of performance, coordination of the payment process, supervision of personnel, and collaboration with all regional health corporations and system departments in order to achieve the mission of the organization. This individual will ensure the application of legal, ethical, and sound business practices through the establishment and adherence to policy and procedure. The position will also be responsible for administering continuous process improvement, benchmarking, performance measurement, and reporting.


  • Encourage collaboration among sub-teams within AP as well as with other department leads that interact with AP.

  • Develop and implement AP processes that increase efficiencies, while maintaining or improving controls.

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and other laws and regulations pertaining to the AP function.

  • Manage a budget of approximately $3.5M expenses and approximately $6M in revenue.

  • Set goals and strategies for the AP team, and holds managers and supervisors accountable for productivity and timely project completion.

  • Provide leadership over the broad AP team of approximately 50 associates, and foster a culture of teamwork, engagement, and professional development through the entire team.

  • Engage with internal and external IT, Supply Chain, Treasury resources to build solutions that positively impact the workflow within AP.

  • Liaison with Materiel Management for contract development and payment processing within contracted terms

  • Producing and analyzing reports, metrics, and key performance indicators in support of the ERP and key business objectives; to benchmark data, best practices, and changes in the operating environment.

  • Developing standard processes, and maintaining documentation, for invoice processing among all legal entities within all local systems; maintaining a uniform process for vendor entry into the vendor master file to include consistent entry of new vendors, addresses, W-9 compliance, 1099 processing, and contract compliance.

  • Managing system upgrades and enhancements of the Accounts Payable information systems in conjunction with ERP Information System technical support.

Required :

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or Related Field

10+ years of experience in Accounts Payable Management

Preferred :

Master’s Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or Related Field

15+ years of AP Management experience, Healthcare industry experience

Bon Secours Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)


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All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia , which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at .