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Ascension Health Accounts Payable Director in Indianapolis, Indiana

We Are Hiring

Accounts Payable Director - General Accounting - Full-Time, Days- Ministry Service Center - Indianapolis, IN

Why Join Ascension?

The Ascension Ministry Service Center serves our clients, delivers value and enables new possibilities for our health ministries throughout the US. Join us and you'll find an organization with a higher mission.

We respond to an ever-changing workplace by building a community of associates that are flexible, creative and innovative. We reward them with respect and recognition. We seek balance in our work and in our lives, and encourage spirituality in the workplace. Every associate at Ascension is unique and comes to us with different needs. We strive to have the programs in place that meet those needs.

What You Will Do

As an Accounts Payable Director, you will have the opportunity to set the strategic direction for the Accounts Payable department, defining and planning for the achievement of goals and objectives. Ensures team achieves the optimal balance between cost, efficiency, accuracy and service delivery.


  • Serves as process owner for Accounts Payable Operations. Sets team priorities, organizational structure and hiring plans to ensure processes are delivered according to established service level agreements.

  • Directs the month end closing of accounts payable processes to ensure the accounts payable and relative accrued liabilities are properly reflected in the financial statements. Supports compliance requirements through adherence to key internal controls.

  • Drives efficiencies through department adoption of continuous improvement and further use of process automation.

  • Develops and monitors SLA’s for the accounts payable function, including determination and management of KPIs and other key metrics.

  • Ensures delivery of business results by meeting or exceeding all contractual service level agreements and managing Accounts Payable costs. Plans and defines performance goals with team members for departmental operations. Serves as relationship manager for assigned Ministries, ensures all escalated issues are resolved, service levels are met or exceeded, and business initiatives are defined, prioritized and delivered.

  • Delivers high quality customer service to ensure satisfaction among internal and external customers.

  • Directs the coordination of 1099 reporting for the company, particularly those associated with the processing of payments to vendors.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field strongly preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience required.

  • 10 plusyears of experience in Accounts Payable, Accounting or combination thereof strongly preferred.

  • 2 years of leadership or management experience required.

  • 8 plusyears of leadership or management experience strongly preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Ministry Service Centeris an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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