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Ryder System Spvr SSC Accounts Payable in ALPHARETTA, Georgia

Position Description

The SSC Accounts Payable Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a work group. Responsibilities include work analysis and staffing, customer interaction, financial forecasting/cost control, quality assurance, continuous improvement/performance, and management of assigned staff. This role is focused on maintaining steady workflow and productivity, meeting service/productivity standards, and resolving operational problems and identification of business process opportunities


  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting or eight (8) years of related business work experience

  • Eight (8) years or more of experience requiring full use/application of relevant principles, theories, concepts and techniques

  • One (1) year or more of supervisor experience

  • Ability to:

  • Build strong customer relationships with internal and external customers

  • Delegate and direct others, with fairness to direct reports

  • Prioritize, structure and schedule tasks to maximize effort and meet deadlines, and consider a broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems and making decisions

  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action

  • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, and supervisors)

  • Strong technical aptitude preferred

  • Effective leadership skills; ability to motivate others and provide direction to employees according to established policies

  • Excellent organizational skills; demonstrated priority setting and ability to operate within established guidelines/guidance

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills; use of critical thinking skills and the ability to assess situations effectively even when details are limited

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Flexibility to operate, and self-driven to excel, in a fast-paced environment

  • Capability to multi-task and highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Detail-oriented with excellent follow-up practices; follow up and follow through are crucial in this role.

  • General knowledge of functional area(s) assigned (advanced level)

  • GAAP, SOX, and IRS compliance knowledge (intermediate level) preferred

  • Microsoft Office (intermediate level)

  • Knowledge and understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodology- Green Belt (intermediate level) preferred


• Supervises exempt and non-exempt employees providing guidance, leadership, coaching, and training; ensures work coverage for the group, including scheduling, attendance management, and payroll

• Manages the day-to-day work processes and results to established service levels

• Provides day-to-day work direction

• Provides primary input to hiring, performance, and rewards decisions, for a group of employees

• Acts as the primary escalation point, addresses, and resolves issues within established guidelines

• Develops and maintains desk procedures, training manuals, internal control documentation

• Acts as the SME for the group and/or business process

• Manages within budget/ASL

• Participates in the development of goals to maintain optimum efficiency

• May lead of participate in projects to include department, SSC, division and corporate initiatives

• May recommend/make decisions regarding existing or new programs or initiatives that have a significant impact to business operations and outcomes

• Often serves in a consultant or advisory capacity interacting with suppliers and HQ management

• Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees

• Recommends improvement to department policies and practices

• Ensures that work is performed consistently and timely within company policies and procedures

• Performs other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2019-70841

Category Accounting/Finance

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8889