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Mgr, Accounts Payable, FES - Akron, OH


Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function:  Accounting
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  19287

FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 5,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.  [FES]


Position Summary:

The Accounts Payable Manager will report to the Corporate Controller and is responsible for the oversight of full cycle A/P operations, including the supervision of multiple A/P analysts and supporting plant-based personnel. This role requires problem solving, project management, detailed analysis and dedication towards driving a daily process to improve efficiencies. This role is highly visible within the organization and the individual will be required to interact with vendors and employees throughout the organization.


The positon is located at the West Akron Campus (WAC) in Akron, Ohio.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Manage daily tasks and allocation of resources across the A/P team
  • Review A/P Aging report
  • Ensure that daily and monthly invoices are processed and paid timely
  • Ensure timely responses to all A/P inquiries
  • Ensure all expenses are recorded in correct period and accrued for
  • Manage expense policy and employee reimbursement process
  • Coordinate with managers/supervisors across the organization to ensure that all P-Card activity is properly recorded and monitored for compliance with established policies
  • Miscellaneous reporting requirements including 1099 processing
  • Collaborate with other teams to identify and implement efficiencies in the A/P processes
  • Provide necessary support or documentation needed for internal and external reporting     




  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in an A/P role including some portion with supervisory experience required
  • Experience with SAP preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access)
  • Attention to detail and goal oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates project management skills and awareness of key performance metrics 





Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification



FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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