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Accounts Payable Team Lead

Company: Oceaneering
Location: Morgan City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Duties include a mixture of administrative and staff supervision.


  • Role provides the opportunity to work in a hybrid environment, working both virtually and in office.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 15%.
    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Oversee the Accounts Payable activities for the AP department, which includes work allocation, problem resolution, training, and cross-training team members.
    • Supervise accounts payable clerks/specialists and support a positive and customer focused service delivery team.
    • Drive process improvements, standardization, and simplification as part of a global AP team.
    • Support suppliers / business with prompt and effective responses to issues / queries.
    • Work closely with Source to Pay / SCM leadership and peers to drive compliance with Oceaneering policy and engage in the appropriate dialogue where deviations occur.
    • Process and monitor various pay cycles both domestically and internationally and work with treasury on working capital optimization opportunities.
    • Monitor processing queues and ensure backlogs over 30 days are maintained at minimum levels.
    • Research and maintain the reconciliation of the RNV (received not vouchered) account.
    • Close AP at the end of each month seeking continuous opportunities to improve data information for the business.
    • Process 1099's annually and ensure a robust data set throughout the year.
    • Practice effective communication skills to include active listening seeking feedback from segments and functions ongoing.
    • Handle vendor issue resolution promptly, professionally and capture learnings and COPQ for the team / business.
    • Review, interpret and drive action from KPIs / AP metrics as appropriate providing insight to F&A leadership.
    • Perform other accounting and reconciliation duties as required.
    • Quickly adapt to new technology implementation and actively participate in training / change management within the team to ensure value is maximized for Oceaneering.
    • Effectively partner with cross-functional departments to meet various objectives and contribute to enterprise initiatives.
    • Maintain confidentiality of data.
    • Ensure compliance with SOX requirements and internal/external audit processes.

      • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field OR Minimum of five (5) years related accounts payable/accounting experience as a leader or part of team.
      • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
      • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with SOX requirements and internal/external audit processes.
      • Minimum one (1) year of prior leadership experience of a team with 1+ direct reports.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (i.e., Word and Excel).
        • Oracle (PeopleSoft) experience a plus.
          • Uses feedback and reflection to develop personal strengths and address areas for professional development.
          • Embraces learning and development opportunities.
          • Demonstrates agility and the ability to prioritize in response to changing situations.
          • Promotes an environment of continuous process improvement.
          • Builds business partnerships throughout the greater organization to foster meaningful connections and promote collaboration.
          • Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
          • Demonstrates behaviors that align with Oceaneering's core values.
          • Ability to understand and apply policies, rules, regulations, and operating principles.
          • Ability to influence and lead team members in alignment with business goals, vision, values, etc.
          • Ability to establish and maintain project priorities with a high degree of accuracy.
            Additional Information

            This position is Hybrid - Remote and will require commuting to a designated office. Hybrid work schedules are determined by the hiring manager based on business need.

            Equal Opportunity Employer

            All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering, Baton Rouge , Accounts Payable Team Lead, Other , Morgan City, Louisiana

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