Tech Data - Americas

Supervisor, Accounting

Location US-FL-Clearwater
Req Number
Weekly Work Hours
Travel Required
Less than 10%
Relocation Assistance Available
Working Time


Supervises and directs the workflow of the claims team to ensure that objectives are being met in a timely manner. Supports internal and external customers. Manages day to day activities. Identifies opportunities to streamline processes and procedures. Supervises and supports critical accounting, finance, reporting, and/or related functions. Provides guidance, training, motivation, and work scheduling for staff. Supports Manager and/or Director as appropriate. Mentors and develops staff.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of department procedures, systems and critical issues.
  • Handles issues affecting daily performance, communicating with other departments and outside sources as required to resolve issues. Escalates to management as needed.
  • Provides upper management and other departments with accurate, timely, and useful communications, including reports and analysis to enable them to make appropriate decisions.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with other departments, internal and external customers.
  • Oversees the documentation of departmental policies and procedures and supervises activities to ensure the policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensures that staff productivity is monitored and maintained at an acceptable level such that work is completed accurately, procedures are being followed and deadlines are being met.
  • Ensures that staff receives developmental training in order to improve their competencies or build strengths.
  • Assists Manager in staff supervision: Provides comprehensive input on periodic staff reviews, maintains employee records, conducts established performance plans and developmental activities for individuals on the team, assists in hiring and training new personnel and makes recommendations for additional training.
  • Manages the daily influx of business related to peak times and adjusts staff accordingly to meet Service Level Agreements.
  • Monitors goals and key performance indicators.
  • Develops and maintains monthly reporting.
  • Analyzes metrics to measure performance and identify opportunities.
  • Serves as liaison to other departments in developing and/or administering strategies. Supports other departments with ad-hoc projects and special investigations.
  • Takes ownership of and/or works on special projects as assigned.
  • Assists in formulating ideas that will lead to process improvements.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned
  • Meets attendance and punctuality standards

Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

  • Self-directed, able to achieve objectives with some management input.
  • Able to direct others to reach objectives.
  • Area of direct responsibility and other groups that area interacts with.
  • Previous experience or advanced degree in specific job area.
  • Ability to assign duties and resources where necessary to achieve success.
  • Ability to analyzes data required to recommend business solutions.
  • Ability to identify new sources of business data.
  • Ability to forecasts impact of each solution and implement best solution.
  • Ability to measure impact after implementation and adapts solution as necessary.
  • Ability to react quickly to changing needs, meet SLA's and manage work load of staff accordingly.
  • Ability to ensure processes are well controlled and to identify and implement process improvements.
  • Understands corporate department objectives and functions.
  • Knowledge and application of Intermediate/Advanced Excel, Intermediate/Advanced Access (preferred), and Intermediate PowerPoint (preferred). 
  • Generally manages team members doing similar tasks. May manage exempt and/or nonexempt team members.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adaptable to change, high decision quality, professionalism, team work, ability to recognize and reward team members, ability to hire, develop and retain talent, ability to effectively deal with employee relations issues, demonstrates leadership and self assuredness.
  • High level of "self starting" thinking required for analysis, evaluation, creating, reasoning, and drawing conclusions/solutions; HIGH complexity of mental process to achieve in the role in order to come to solutions.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

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