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Accounts Payable Supervisor

Lakeville, Minnesota
Job Type
19 May 2023
Business Unit Overview:

Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings Inc., is focused on providing delicious food choices for every taste and budget. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all.


The company's portfolio ranges from iconic brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats , Grape-Nuts and PEBBLES cereals, as well as Peter Pan peanut butter to the top-selling Malt-O-Meal brand of value ready-to-eat cereals and more. Our business is growing and that's where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen.

Location Description:

Post Consumer Brands corporate headquarters in Lakeville, Minn. is about 20 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Lakeville has all the benefits of smaller town living with access to everything a large metropolitan area has to offer. Join more than 400 team members collaborating on the two-building campus to help put breakfast on the tables of millions of consumers in North America.


This position oversees daily operations and ensures compliance with policies and procedures in the areas of general ledger and accounts payable. The position is responsible for supervising the accounts payable staff.


Supervise day to day operations of the Accounts Payable Department
Maintain an environment of continuous improvement to identify, develop and implement process changes to increase efficiency for assigned functional areas.
Work with IT department to implement and test changes to accounts payable software.
Ensure processes, procedures and controls are consistently applied.
Create metrics to monitor accounts payable department's efficiency and accuracy on a regular basis.
Complete month-end and quarter-end close activities including reconciliations and journal entries.
Develop ad-hoc reports to support business needs.
Participate in annual audits, creation of audit and tax working papers.
Assist Accounting with special projects and assignments.
Establish goals and objectives for staff development.
Set priorities and provide work direction.
Perform employee performance evaluations.


Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance preferred.

Experience: 5 + years of experience preferred, preferably within a manufacturing company. Minimum of 1-2 years supervisory experience.

Skills: Experience with server based general ledger systems like JD Edwards or Oracle and the associated sub-ledger systems. Proficient in Excel, Word and Power Point. Excellent communication skills, strong problem-solving skills and a strong attention to detail.

Supervisory Skills: Ability to conduct performance reviews, motivate and lead personnel.



Internal - Works closely with the Associate Director, Accounting, Accounts Payable team members and other Accounting Department members. Works with all departments to gather and provide accurate financial information.

External - Works with outside vendors regarding Accounts Payable related issues and auditors to gather and provide required information.
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  • Job Reference: 1010169754-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Post Consumer Brands
  • Location: Lakeville, Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent