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Consumers Energy Company Accounts Payable SupervisorRemote in Jackson, Michigan

span class="jobdescription"spanemJoin a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties./em/span spanspanThis position involves supervision of a group of 8 AP analysts that are responsible for processing invoices and payments for CMS and all subsidiaries, including CE. The position works closely with the existing team of experienced analysts and leadership to support cash flow initiatives through process standardization, and drives process improvements and engagement, while fostering partnerships with supporting business units (Supply Chain, IT, Treasury, Tax) for alignment on goals and to resolve issues as they arise. The position is responsible for providing direction to the team and making decisions that align with Corporate goals. The position requires a solid understanding of AP processes and the ability to lead others to achieve associated targets./span/span spanspanResponsibilities:/span/spanullispanspanLead the Accounts Payable team, which effectively manages a spend over $9 billion annually, coordinating processing of over 486,000 invoices/year in various formats./span/span/lilispanspanTroubleshoot and resolve AP processing issues that require a solid understanding of AP end-to-end processes and interdependencies between AP and adjacent departments (Supply Chain, IT, Treasury, Tax)./span/span/li/ulspanspanRequirements:/span/spanullispanspanBachelor's degree or equivalent experience /span/span/lilispanspan2+ yrs/span/span/lilispanspanExtensive knowledge of Accounts Payable processes, as well as how these processes interface with other areas that are involved in the invoice life-cycle, such as Supply Chain, Tax and Treasury/span/span/li/ulspanspanuspanOverview/span/u/span/spanspanspanspanspanThe Business Support Job Family is utilized throughout the Company, including, but not limited to: accounting, auditing, budget preparation/analysis, business analysis, business negotiations, business transactions, customer service/relations, finance, cash management, materials management/supply chain, project management, records management, risk management, marketing, planning/scheduling and strategic planning./span/span/span/spanspanspanspanspan /span/span/span/spanspanspanuspanNature of Work/span/u/span/spanspanspanspanThe essence of the work that is performed by the Business Support Job Family is a wide variety of business functions/spanspan, /spanspanat times involving very specific business disciplines./span/span/spanspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanspanspanAt the lowest level in this job family, the work performed may tend to be of a routine and less complex nature where the work res