Sr Accounts Payable Rep - Award Winning Team

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Salary: Excellent Benefits
Location: Paisley

Closing date: 12 November 2016
Job ref. no.: 38058BR

Sr Accounts Payable Representative  Inchinnan, Paisley
12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Thermo Fisher Scientifics award winning Accounts Payable team have an excellent opportunity for an expreinced representative.

Nature and Scope:
The position interacts with all levels of personnel, both inside and outside the company, across EMEA and North America. This interaction requires excellent communication skills, judgement, tact and diplomacy with internal and external customers in troubleshooting problems and communicating status.

Effectiveness in this role necessitates a thorough working knowledge of relevant accounting systems, policies and procedures. Accuracy is a pre-requisite in performing all functions of this position. Initiative together with exceptional organisation skills are required to ensure the first rate performance, with responsibility for multiple entities across the EMEA region with a high volume of work and tight turnaround times.

Interaction with several cross functional teams will also be required - IT, Procurement, Accounting & Reporting, Customer Services, Sales, Marketing, F P & A and Internal Audit.

Essential functions:
- Responsible for management of specific entities' AP ledgers.
- Responsible for AP month end closing process to strict deadlines.
- Responsible for driving ongoing performance improvements.
- Responsible for ensuring first class service in line with all SLAs.
- Ongoing review and update of policies, processes and procedures to ensure best practice - This includes suggesting potential new projects to management.
- Support business partners throughout the region by establishing and maintaining first class service in line with established SLAs.
- Ongoing support and guidance to the team.
- Business partnering across all entities.
- Ensure all SOX and Audit compliance requirements are met.

Skills required:
- Strong Communication - Persuasive and confident combined with assertiveness, tact and diplomacy
- Risk & control awareness with inherent guardianship skills
- Ability to engage people from other teams/departments, provide guidance and keep them motivated throughout the project
- Key competencies should include pro-activeness with a drive for results.
- Languages would be an advantage

- Educated to standard grade level
- College courses or professional qualification in related field preferable
- Experience in international accounting environment with large multi-national.
- Clear understanding of accounting standards and guidelines.
- Profound knowledge of accounts payable processes and process improvement methodologies.
- Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
- Ability to work in a team as well as independently.
- Proven high service orientation.
- Excellent people skills.
- Solid knowledge and experience of SAP and E1 preferred.
- Proven ability to deliver to strict deadlines.

Has contact with all level of company employees, outside agencies and consultants

Working Conditions:
Office environment - Probability of around 30% of international travel will be required.


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