accounts payable manager in dublin west

15 October 2019
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
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dublin west, international
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randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services

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This Accounts Payable Manager role offers the right candidate huge potential to advance their career with this company who are in a growth phase.

Why work for this company?

This organisations SSC is based in Blanchardstown and has tripled employee numbers over the last 12 months and won't be stopping there!

Our client is a world leader in medical technology, dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. They offer innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, and reconstructive and general surgery.

Founded in 1989, they had a vision to expand access to promising technology that enabled the human body to regenerate damaged or diseased tissues. Through this vision and persistence, they revolutionised the field of regenerative medicine, giving burn victims hope where it did not exist.

During the next few years, the company further expanded the use of this technology to other areas such as dural and nerve repair.

Thirty years later, they have become a global leader in regenerative medicine and neurosurgery. Every day, 4,500 of their colleagues continue to bring hope to patients around the world through our broad portfolio of innovative medical technologies and products for wound care, surgical reconstruction, neurosurgery and extremity orthopaedics.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty below satisfactorily:

* Lead a team of circa 8 staff with varied responsibilities supporting our European sales and manufacturing entities.
* Separate areas of responsibility include:

* Invoice processing and payments;
* T&E ownership;
* Corporate Credit Cards and P-Cards;

* Oversee day to day team workloads to ensure timely and accurate processing of invoices and payments, while demonstrating a strong partnership with Finance, Accounting, Procurement, Sales, Suppliers and other business users.
* Personal development and performance management of the AP team including Year End and Mid-Year reviews, and goals and objective setting.
* Month-end close, reporting, forecasting, payments & stakeholder relationship management.
* Ensure regulatory compliance for SOX & Internal Audit & External Audits.
* Identify areas of opportunity to improve processes, internal controls and decrease costs.
* Maintain KPI's and metrics which help to monitor performance (internal and external).
* Manage, coordinate, and support special projects as needed such as ERP upgrades, new software rollouts, enhancing Oracle, Concur, workflow, banking etc.
* Migrate functions from new markets, acquisitions or countries as required.
* Expected to be a positive contributor and member of the SSC Core Management Team.
* Meet with C-suite / ELT level and other visitors, representing the SSC if required in these meetings.
* Infrequent travel availability for projects and meetings, mainly in Europe though US is a possibility.
* Other general duties as appropriate to this position.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position.

* 5+ years' experience managing an AP Function - preferably in a SOX & multinational environment.
* Proven strong experience in team performance, strategy and management.
* History of driving efficiencies & process change.
* Good interpersonal and communication skills, with experience of working in a diverse and fast-growing environment along with an ability to motivate the team.
* Experienced in assisting or managing large AP related projects.
* Demonstrable experience of relationship building across multiple stakeholders.
* Extensive experience with Purchase to Pay processes and online banking systems within multinational environment.
* Finance and / or project management qualification.

Additional Details

* Language: Fluent English - a European language an advantage but not necessary
* Extensive ERP Knowledge, Oracle 12 would be an advantage
* Experience of Tableau, Power BI or similar packages
* Advanced Excel along with analytical skills and reporting experience
* Experience of managing a dedicated T&E System such as Concur

Excellent package & benefits on offer

* VHI Company One after 6 months
* Contributory pension up to 9%
* Working from home 2 days per month
* Summer hours initiative Jun-Aug where colleagues finish 2.5 hours early on Fridays
* On-site parking
* Proximity to all forms of public transport
* On the Blanchardstown Centre doorstep
* Flexible starting time between 7.00 am and 9.30am and finish accordingly
* 23 days annual leave pro-rata

Apply now for this exciting opportunity!

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


erp experience (sap, oracle, jde),month end,p&l,payment

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