Team Leader - Accounts Payable Query Resolution
Hays
Wellington
20d ago
source : JXT

Your new company

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an AP Team Leader to work within a well-recognised organisation within the public sector.

This is a full time, permanent position based in the Wellington CBD.

Your new role

The purpose of the Team Leader - Accounts Payable Query Resolution is to manage the Accounts Payable Query Resolution team in line with strategic business objectives and relevant Department standards.

This team is responsible for efficiently and effectively clearing payables invoices that have failed to process through to payment when initially input into the system.

This will be achieved through identifying underlying causes for delay and working with staff and vendors to alleviate the issues.

The team is also responsible for identifying payables invoices that have not been received by Accounts Payable and liaising with vendors to get these invoices submitted.

When significant trends of delinquency are highlighted through this work, the Team Leader will work with the Team Leader -

Accounts Payable Transactional and the Accounts Payable Analyst to design and implement permanent solutions to the issues.

You will have 6 direct reports and be responsible for reporting the team performance to the Accounting Manager.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this position you will need :

  • Demonstrated experience with accounts payable systems, processes and practices
  • Demonstrated experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP and / or SRM)
  • Previous experience managing functional teams
  • Experience with continuous improvement and process design
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and is able to develop effective relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Well developed skills with MS Office applications - Word and Excel.
  • What you'll get in return

    This is a great opportunity to be in a role that will stretch you in your knowledge of Accounts Payable and leadership skills whilst also receiving a competitive salary package.

    What you need to do now

    If this role sounds like you or someone you may know, please contact Khalid Elazrag on 04 471 4490 or email an up to date Resume to Khalid.

    elazrag hays.net.nz for further information. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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