Purpose of the Role...
The company has transitioned its Accounts Payable and Travel & Expenses teams to a remote, outsourced shared service centre. A UK based AP team remains, and the successful candidate will be responsible for the tasks that have not been outsourced and assist with resolutions any escalations the business or the shared service centres have. Reporting to the AP and Expenses Manager.
Provide support and cover in the absence of the AP and Expenses manager
Delivery of local processes not outsourced to the SSC
- Process invoices directly in SAP where required
- Banking of cheques received on a regular basis
- GMP Invoice processing
- Manual payments to vendors
I. Prepare paperwork for manual payments
II. Manage process for approval of manual payments
III. Posting of payment in SAP
Manage AP queries escalated by the SSC and business highlighting issues to the AP and Expenses Manager where necessary.
Assist with review of AP policies, and provision of Vendor Coding matrix and allocation guides for use by the SSC
Provide cover to Expenses supervisor on critical tasks
Excellent communication skills; able to work with a remote team and develop strong working relationships.
Attention to detail, and ability to work quickly in a pressured environment
Strong customer service focus
Strong team leader
To be successful in this role you ideally have:-
A strong background in AP, with experience of supervising a team in a busy fast moving working environment