Position ID: 73.E0E

Accounts Payable Team Leader


  To act as a local Financial Controller and to lead a small team responsible for all aspects of the Accounts Payable process within the Purchase to Pay (P2P) cycle including vendor creation, posting and verification of invoices and credit notes into an ERP system, reconciliations, reporting and query management.


Main Tasks:

·      Provide a local Financial Controller service to the business and to Finance as a whole;

·      Support month end and year end close process from a local site perspective;

·      Ensure compliance with local reporting and regulatory requirements;

·      Assist in the annual budgeting process;

·      Provide a professional Accounts Payable service for all areas of responsibility to multiple locations within the Group;

·      Support management based in an overseas location at an operational and strategic level;

·      To present the Finance Shared Service Department in a professional manner and represent high level/ senior management as required;

·      Ensure that any operational issues are dealt with in a timely and professional manner and where necessary are escalated in a timely manner;

·      Ensure that all direct reports always behave in a professional manner;

·      Ensure all direct reports are aware of their roles and responsibilities and that they know what is expected of them in terms of goals and objectives;

·      Monitoring and providing feedback on performance of direct reports against goals and objectives

·      Always Ensure adherence to the company’s policies and procedures and ensure that all direct reports do likewise;

·      Ensure that all stakeholders follow AP processes and procedures;

·      Management of resources to ensure adequate cover at all times across all areas of responsibility

·      Ensure that adequate KPIs / SLAs are in place and are adhered to;

·      Ensure that for areas of responsibility best practice procedures are implemented and maintained including best use of IT technology to reduce reliance on manual processes;

·      Ensure adequate controls are in place for all areas of responsibility including system and manual controls;

·      Responding to ad-hoc requests for information from management, audit and other departments within the company and ensuring that the team also does so;

·      To assist with / take on responsibility for special projects assigned on an ongoing basis;




·      Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent);

·      People management experience;

·      Ability to gain agreement and motivate direct & indirect reports;

·      Ability to influence stakeholders outside of direct reporting lines;

·      Strong understanding of Accounts Payable / P2P processes & procedures;

·      Strong understanding of accounting principles;

·      Social skills to work with and engage teams from different cultural backgrounds;

·      Ability to work under pressure and in a changing environment;

·      Ability to work to tight deadlines;

·      Highly numerate and analytical;

·      Good communication skills and strong command of the English language;

·      Previous knowledge of an ERP system would be an advantage;

·      Strong IT skills including a very good working knowledge of Excel;

·      Reliable with a high level of personal integrity;

POSITION | Accounts Payable Team Leader | Position ID: 73.E0E

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