AP Supervisor, Shared Services Automation

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Fort Collins - United States (US)
Pay Range:
$71,734 - $102,477
Req ID: 24393 



Position Summary:  Lincoln Electric Automation, Inc. is seeking a qualified and experienced Accounts Payable Supervisor to join our dynamic Shared Services team.  As the Accounts Payable Supervisor, you will play a central role in overseeing the daily operations of our accounts payable function while remaining hands-on.  Collaboration with cross-functional teams is integral to the overall success of Shared Services. *This position will be located on-site at our Fort Collins facility.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the overall Accounts Payable Process applying a thorough understanding of the business and company processes.
  • Supervise the accounts payable team.
  • Ensure inquiries regarding invoices and payments from internal customers and suppliers are responded to timely and professionally. Customer service is key to success.
  • Ensure that any discrepancies are identified and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Implement and streamline efficient accounts payable processing, utilizing best practices to enhance accuracy and productivity.
  • Ensure that deadlines are met while maintaining accuracy and quality.
  • Maintain key metrics.
  • Ensure audit requests are completed and timely.
  • Responsible for weekly payment runs.
  • Reconcile and ensure compliance regarding accounts payable related accounts.
  • Assist with corporate credit card / Concur process.
  • Assist in maintaining regular contact and building solid working relationships with various departments.
  • Assist with implementation of AP process in future sites / companies.
  • Assist on projects and ad hoc assignments as needed.

Core Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of working experience
  • Strong knowledge of accounting (debits, credits, financial principles, reconciliation)
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient with accounting software and Microsoft Office

Behavioral skills required:

  • Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth-oriented environment.
  • Customer Service oriented.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of accuracy, efficiency, and accountability.
  • Ability to seek out, identify, and make process improvements.
  • Solution-oriented mindset with enthusiasm for establishing best practices.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with many people at various levels of the organization.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and meet tight deadlines.


Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: Work is sedentary. Must be able to sit for long periods. There is extensive use of a computer (CRT and keyboard).  There is minimal reaching, bending, and lifting in relationship to documents and stored records.
  • Work environment: Normal office environment.


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


We are proud to offer our full time candidates a comprehensive benefit programs which include:


  • Health Insurance with HSA and FSA options
  • Student Loan Debt Repayment
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) with a Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Bonus

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

Job Segment: Welding, Fabrication, Manufacturing