Accounts Payable Team Leader

Employer: Federal-Mogul Motorparts
Domain:
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: Manager
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 21.10.2019

    Role's Key Activities:

    • Managing the daily input of the accounts payables invoices; Performing the month end closing process and reconciliation of the ledgers;
    • Assure daily processing of transactions ensuring no back logs;
    • Ensure the Accounts Payable team are replying to all queries in a timely manner and all queries are dealt with correctly and efficiently;
    • Acting as an escalation point for all accounts payable related issues raised by the team members, leadership and suppliers.
    • Ensuring the fast resolution of these issues and finding ways of preventing them from happening again;
    • Following control procedures and maintaining operational procedures;
    • Regular reporting and analysis to key senior managers in the business; 
    • Ad-hoc duties to support the business; 
    • Developing a motivated and energetic team;
    • Maintain excellent working relationship with external supplier;  
    • Performance management of staff and monthly appraisals; 
    • Actively seeking opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives in cooperation with AP Manager; 
    • Ensure continuous review, development, and improvement of consistent processes and procedures. 
    • Initiate changes when required; 
    • Participate and assist as necessary, in change, improvement and special projects as required; 
    • Harmonize the processes and procedures across the business;
    • SAP key user; 
    • Support the monthly reporting: AP aging, GRNI, AP past-due, blocked & parked invoices, goods return;
    • Support & involvement for business improvement process.
       
    What are we looking for?

    Education: 
    • University Degree in Economic Studies (ASE – Accounting Faculty is a plus)
    • ACCA/CIMA enrolment and or certification
    Experience:
    • A good knowledge & understanding of the Accounts Payable function with a minimum of three years’ experience managing the Accounts Payable
    • Experience in working in a cross functional environment
    • Working experience in shared service center, outsourcing industry
    Skills:
    • Fluency in English and other language as French/Spanish/German would be a plus
    • Technical (accounting, treasury, VAT within EU is a plus)
    • Strong problem-solving skills, accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and prioritization skills
    • Well organized and ability to organize the team
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to be effective with company management and team members
    • Ability to solve urgent matters and work under pressure
    • Responsibility, accuracy
    • Reliable, active approach
    • Confident communicate as this role will involve liaising with various key senior manager of the business
    • Proficient in Excel, Outlook, SAP