Are you looking for a great opportunity as an Accounts Payable Team Lead? Then we are looking for you!

This position is within the Nelipak finance team, based from the Derry site. This position leads and actively participates in all aspects of supplier invoice receipt and entry and payment and also with all other payments made by the payment team.
The Team Leader will be responsible for overseeing the performance management of the team. In addition, the lead must proactively pursue process improvements and standardization. This leader will be expected to promote and participate in an environment of strong internal control and excellent customer service, while providing leadership and support through periods of considerable volume growth.

In this role you are responsible for:

Performing tasks such as
• Plan, schedule and direct the work efforts of the AP and Payments Associates
• Responsible for the leadership and mentoring of the team, which includes performance feedback
• Identifying and fulfilling training requirements of team members
• Ensure prompt payment of invoices while taking advantage of discounts when appropriate.
• Oversees the month end accrual process
• Ensure supplier statement reconciliations are performed and utilized for GRIR clear downs
• Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure VAT compliance
• Prepare month end AP reports
• Development, maintain and document standard AP & Payments processes
• Proactively pursue process improvements and standardization
• Develop and monitor team and department performance KPIs such as volumes, and use these to drive action
• Calculate and report on monthly performance metrics to key stakeholders, including cash flow and NWC
• Develop close relationships with business units
• Respond to business unit and supplier queries in a prompt and professional manner, working with the business unit
accounting teams to resolve open issues
• Build relationships with banking partners
• Assist in bank related projects such as new system implementations
• Help develop and maintain adequate SOX controls for AP
• Perform other duties as assigned. Will include support of special projects as identified

Essential Criteria:

• Degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting or 3+ of relevant experience
• Commenced professional exams, or an intention to pursue professional exams (CIMA / ATI) in the near future
• Financial accounting acumen to understand impacts made in executing AP & payments workflow
• Experience of working in a fast paced and high-volume environment
• Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, the AP systems and other software as needed to
perform duties of the position
• Strong organizational skills in handling multiple responsibilities simultaneously with high attention to details and a high
level of accuracy

Desirable Criteria:

• Strong awareness of the current accounts payable policies and procedures
• Demonstrated team leadership with the ability to lead the achievement of results
• Staff supervision with proven experience in meeting targets

Interested?

Please e-mail your CV together with a Cover letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria to DerryApplications@Nelipak.com by Friday 14 October 2022.