Generac Power Systems

  • Shared Services Team Lead

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(6/22/2018 5:45 PM)
    Fin - Finance
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Waukesha, WI is seeking a Shared Services Team Lead.


    As the Shared Services Team Lead you will partner with the Shared Services Manager for the department to provide team leadership for day to day Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Cash Activity tasks. As the team lead you will oversee group work flow and manage multiple priorities while acting as a contributing member of the team, through processing a high volume of transactions.  The team lead works with others cross-functionally to resolve issues and implement continuous improvement processes. You will also gain exposure to other departments as well as outside vendors and customers.  This position reports directly to the Shared Services Manager. 


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide daily direction and communication to employees to ensure workload is manageable and resources are properly aligned. 
    • Assist with hiring, training, coaching, and mentoring team members
    • Process weekly vendor payments via wire, ACH, credit cards and checks. Work closely with the Treasury department and bank to ensure payment files have been received.
    • Process AP vouchers and related credit / debit memos.
    • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
    • Respond to vendor, buyer & interdepartmental requests.
    • Act as SAP Super User within functional area as assigned.
    • Act as back-up for duties within Shared Services and support other accounting activities as needed.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Associate degree in Accounting or equivalent experience;
    • 5 years of experience in an Accounts Payable role,

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in a manufacturing setting;
    • 2 years experience leading other staff;
    • Proficient with MS Office, Excel specifically, must have knowledge of basic Excel formatting and formulas;
    • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint;
    • Knowledge of and exposure to sales and use taxes and foreign currency transactions;
    • Experience with payment run and wire transfer payment processing;
    • Experience with Integrated computer systems in a manufacturing environment;
    • Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP.


    Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.


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