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AP/AR Supervisor (PENA)

REQ: REQ-143888 Finance

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Job Title: 

AR/AP Supervisor 



Monday - Friday 








Job Summary: 

The AP/AR Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to supervise and organize the day-to-day operations pertaining to the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions. The Supervisor provides guidance and support to the AP/AR team by identifying opportunities for process improvement in accordance with company policies. Furthermore, the Supervisor will provide support to accounting leadership to achieve the department’s overall objectives and goals. 



Essential Duties: 

  • Provide supervision to the day-to-day AP & AR operations
  • Ensure the accounting staff are trained and equipped to complete assigned tasks
  • Prepare and/or review various journal entries to ensure booking in accordance with GAAP/IFRS and company policy
  • Review and compile required documentation to ensure compliance with required control processes and procedures
  • Responsible for banking and foreign exchange transactions
  • Review current process and implement process improvements
  • Document procedures, processes, and systems as they evolve for the department
  • Review Monthly Account Reconciliations
  • Support the manager/controller in the general ledger closing activities coordinating with finance and accounting during an aggressive three day close
  • Reconcile and review general ledger accounts monthly as assigned
  • Prepare schedules/reporting as assigned
  • Perform JSOX audit self-assessment
  • Work with Internal and External Auditors requirements during Interim and Year-end audits
  • Monitor staff performance and complete scheduled performance reviews
  • Assist in planning and recruiting of staff



Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements: 

  • To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a possibility and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.


The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. 



Qualifications:  Requirements - Required and/or Preferred 



  • Basic/Required:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Preferred: None



Essential Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 3-5+ years of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable experience, preferably in a manufacturing or similar environment
  • Advanced literacy with Microsoft Office, especially Excel spreadsheets and database functions for tracking, variance analysis and reporting
  • Knowledge of SAP, Oracle, or another fully integrated ERP system
  • Able to work with all levels of management as high as CEO and as low as first level manager
  • Highly organized and able to follow a systematic method of performing a task
  • Ability to collaborate and form teams
  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English



Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ability to drive a project from conception through completion
  • Communicate effectively with fellow team members and members of other departments
  • Strong customer service skills including excellent verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Utilize established resources to complete work efficiently and effectively
  • Responds to inquiries from other departments in a timely manner
  • Capable of handling confidential information in a responsible manner
  • Approachable and adaptable, this is a start-up environment where priorities are constantly changing
  • Flexibility and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager/controller
  • Detail oriented and highly organized and able to follow a systematic method of performing a task
  • Ability to work with domestic and international teams
  • Alignment to Panasonic’s seven (7) core principles (contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, gratitude)

Preferred License(s): 

  • None



Preferred Certification(s): 

  • None



Physical Demands: 



Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to) 

  • Sit:                                                       65%
  • Walk:                                                   15%
  • Stand:                                                 15%
  • Lift:                                                      5%



Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is:  Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%) 

  • Up to 10 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Up to 20 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Up to 35 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.):               Occasional



About Us: 

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems. 


Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation. 


Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world’s safest, high quality, and lowest cost batteries.  Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power. 


In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits. 


Supplemental Information: 

Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction. 

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 


Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy of North America. 



REQ: REQ-143888 Finance

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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