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Supervisor, Financial Operations

Edinburg, VA 22824, USA Req #868
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years.  Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy.  It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US.  With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet.  In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint.  We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network.  We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business.  We're Shentel.  Always connected to you.  Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

I. Job Summary:

Responsible for managing the processing of high-volume Accounts Payable transactions and the preparation or review of various account reconciliations or journal entries for the Financial Operations department. Ensure accurate accounting for all Accounts Payable-related transactions. Manage and update the maintenance of Accounts Payable records in accordance with Company policy and changing state and federal laws and regulations. Leads and develops a staff of non-exempt employees. Requires frequent interaction with all areas of the business.

II. Duties and Responsibilities:

a. Manage the Accounts Payable and Purchasing Card program and payment processing functions.
b. Ensure all transactions are processed accurately and efficiently in accordance with company policies.
c. Responsible for ensuring completion of monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations, roll-forwards and auditor requests. Support G/L Accounting as needed to ensure proper cut-off and accruals at end of accounting period.
d. Prepare and/or review Accounts Payable, Treasury and payroll journal entries, account reconciliations and reports as assigned
e. Continuously review Accounts Payable processes for streamlining and improvement opportunities. Draft and propose policy and/or procedure changes in accordance with company guidelines and best practices.
f. Review, identify and report the any significant or unusual transactions that may arise.
g. Remain current on new legislation and regulatory rulings affecting Accounts Payable. Implement necessary changes to ensure compliance with requirements and advise management on required actions
h. Identify, analyze and assist in implementation of new technologies and products to improve AP processes and control.
i. Observes all company safety procedures at all times.
j. Demonstrates and holds employees accountable for stewardship of the brand to include embodiment of the Shentel Way by ensuring appropriate use of the brand (name, logo, company, appearance, and attitude) within their respective team and organization.

a. Responsible for enforcing internal control processes and procedures.
b. Other duties and projects as required.

III. Qualification Requirements:

a. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. 
b. Experience Level: 5 years of professional accounting experience, with 2 years of supervisory experience, required. 
c. Special Requirements: Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and business processes required. 
d. Skills Summary:  Ability to work with large amounts of data.  Must have intermediate Microsoft Excel skills.  Ability to professionally handle highly confidential and private data.  
e. Licenses or Certifications: AP Professional Certification must be obtained within one year of hire.

IV. Knowledge:

a. Skills:  Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.  Must be capable of managing, and manipulating large amounts of data and presenting the data in meaningful way to facilitate decision-making.
b. Ability to multi-task and effectively interface across multiple disciplines and communicate within a formal chain-of-command.  Must be detail oriented, analytical and possess a solid understanding of financial systems and high-volume transaction processing.  Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have a desire to streamline processes for efficiency.
c. Attention to detail is critical and ability to professionally handle highly confidential and private data required.
d. Management of third-party  platforms and electronic banking

Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.  Click to review our Privacy Policy.

Shentel will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws.  If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please email and provide your name and contact information.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA