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Supervisor - Account Payable

Job Level:  Professional

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8280

Role Purpose: The Accounts Payable Supervisor will oversee an accounts payable team, direct the processing of invoices and payments, and manage expense accounts and budget reports.                        



Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of Accounts Payable and reconciling and recording of transactions. 
  • Motivate, challenge and develop skills for your team (Accounts Payable) by promoting team building atmosphere. Encourage and assist staff in their performance and development through individual operational targets, metrics against service level agreements and formal / informal training programs.      
  • Responsible for appropriate management reporting and day to day workflow management.  This will include review, track and report against agreed service levels or targets and effectively managing these service levels within the team.   
  • Harmonize policies, procedures and processes across lines of business. Ensure strong controllership by maintaining compliance and proper accounting controls.         
  • Responsible for the team's customer service: Regulators, Employees, Cost Center owners and vendors.      
  • Manages various accounts payable matters such as Funds transfer Module, Ariba, Concur. Recharges, tax agency notices, etc.      
  • Ensure that all IFRS, GAAP and Statutory accounting related to your area are accurate and timely.       


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance    
  • Thorough understanding of accounts payable functions
  • Ability to understand complex vendor invoicing arrangements and ensure accurate accounts payable processing. 
  • Expert knowledge and ability of SAP and Concur
  • Knowledge of 1099 and unclaimed property reporting 
  • 1-2 years’ experience managing a team     
  • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent supervisory and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience working for an international organization, preferred   


Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience and includes a comprehensive best in class benefits package.  Any salary or benefits information provided by third party resources such as external job posting websites etc., cannot be deemed reliable.




Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.


We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.


Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.


For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.



Nearest Major Market: Chicago