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Centuri Group, Inc. Accounts Payable Lead in Naperville, Illinois

Accounts Payable Lead

Date: Jul 8, 2024


Naperville, IL, US, 60563

Company: NPL Construction (S4)


Starting at: $30/hr + depending on experience

Centuri companies consider several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education, training and skills, and geographic location.

Who We Are

Centuri Groupis comprised of a family of companies that make up a utility infrastructure enterprise, operating throughout the US and Canada, safely delivering gas, electric and utility services to our customers and the community. We help you build your career onSolid Groundbyinvesting in your development and valuing your unique skills, perspective, and background. Employees are the lifeblood of our organization, and we’recommitted to providing a stable foundation to continuously grow and thrive.We’ve got work for the next 100 years- All we need is you!

Reporting to the Sr. Accounting Services Manager, you will lead the Accounts Payable function by ensuring documents and data are accurate and correctly processed through various accounting and administrative systems according to established standards.

Schedule: Hybrid, 4 days in office, 1 day remote

Location: Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL

What You'll Do

• Provide leadership and support to administrative and operational management in regards to accounts payable

• Provide in-depth accounting support of accounts payable, vendor set-up/maintenance, and company purchasing cards. Assist in accounting support of accounts receivable

• Ensure accuracy of incoming vendor invoices and capture of invoices

• Develop and maintain a strong understanding of job costing & ledger accounts

• Provide assistance to team members on processing their vendor invoices/statements

• Identify and implement process improvements/efficiencies including creating, updating and maintaining standard operating procedure manuals

• Provide weekly and monthly financial reports to accounting and operations leadership

• Assist in cross-training accounting staff

• Maintain open communications with vendors, superintendents, accounting and other staff

• Verify internal consistency, completeness, and mathematical accuracy of accounting documents

• Lead in the compilation of information related to internal and external audit requests and inquires relating to accounts payable

• Act as backup to the supervisor when needed

• Perform other tasks as requested by leadership

What You'll Have

  • 4+ years of Accounts Payable experience or fewer years of experience with a degree in Accounting/Finance

  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SOX compliance, and internal controls

What You'll Get

  • Benefit Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

  • 401K w/ Company Match

  • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Vacation/Sick Time and Paid Holidays

  • Potential Bonus Opportunities

  • Career Development Opportunities

  • Employee Discounts

  • Weekly Payroll

Work Environment

  • Work is performed in a typical indoor office environment

  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice

  • Must be able to read documents, use a computer, communicate verbally and in writing

  • Mobility required within an office, warehouse and construction site environments

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds

Legal Stuff

  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens

  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify

  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commitment

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Centuri Group and our subsidiaries we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!