Tower Health

  • System Director Accounts Payable

    Job Locations US-PA-Reading
    Requisition ID
    Reading Hospital
    FIN Accounts Payable
    Hours per Pay Period
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Schedule
  • Overview

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.


    With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.


    Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.


    At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives



    The Director of Accounts Payable is responsible for assisting in the overall planning, organization, direction and control of the Accounts Payable Department.


    The Director of Accounts Payable is responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic direction for the AP Department.


    The Director will oversee the entire life-cycle of the transaction from the time an invoice is received until the payment is processed. The Director will be responsible for interacting with internal departments and vendors to facilitate disbursements, resolve vendor issues and monitor the match exception process.


    Responsibilities will include:

    •  Operational direction and vision of the AP Department
    •  Policies and procedures development and adherence
    •  Ensuring optimal customer relations and service
    •  Safeguarding Tower Health assets
    •  Staff development, mentoring and coaching
    •  Identification and implementation of process improvements
    •  Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and IRS regulations


    Experience and Skills:


    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Administration or Finance
    • Exhibit deep knowledge of the Accounts Payable function and how it interacts with Finance, Purchasing and other departments
    • Lawson ERP experience
    • Minimum of 7-10 years of related experience managing a large team of 8-10+ team members within fast paced, high volume area
    • Hospital/Healthcare experience


    Other Required Skills:

    • Strong management skills, strong communication skills and ability to proactively monitor customer satisfaction and the quality of the services provided
    • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
    • Strong understanding of accounting principles and how to apply them
    • Ability to design, analyze, and manage using quantitative productivity and performance tools
    • Must demonstrate good judgment, organizational and analytical skills


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