Responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the accounts payable processes and handling all AP activities.
The role will report directly to the Accounts Payable Team Leader
The role will be responsible for daily processing of all Accounts Payable invoices, adhering to SOX controls, monitoring any transactional issues, resolving disputes and liaising with the AP leader on ad-hoc projects.
Key Competencies : Business Focus
Process to a daily target and help reduce the volume of AP invoices to key
This role requires significant communication with the Dispute team and suppliers on a daily basis. This role will also have direct communication with customers across all locations in EMEA.
Innovation / Change Management
The AP Specialist will work directly with the AP leader to be constantly innovating and finding ways to lean out our processes through MDI.
This will help drive continuous change.
The AP team currently consists of two Process Towers Transaction Processing and Dispute Resolution, each required to work with the other to achieve success for AP.
Team work amongst the towers, with key stakeholders and with our core customers has a critical part to play in this role.
Communication / Influence
Accounts Payable has many integration touch points with other teams and functions, this role will play a key part in building strong relationships and communicating with these functions to ensure the success of AP.
Technical / Functional Knowledge
The complexity of IR’s Trading model requires a complex IT system to support its needs which in turn drives the transactions from source modules to the Accounts Payable Ledgers.
Often to problem solve transactions within the AP Ledger there is a requirement to trace transactions back to source. A strong business knowledge of the Accounts Payable Process along with strong ERP experience would be required in this role.
Problem / Solving Decision Making
Problem solving daily and addressing issues at root cause, continuously reviewing the dispute resolution processes to provide greater efficiencies and productivity.
The transaction processor will adapt well to changes within the Accounts Payable Organisation.
Strives to meet and exceed daily & weekly key performance metrics.
Education & Experience : Essential :
Technical skills : Essential
Proficiency in Oracle R12
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Essential- English plus German