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Accounts Payable Team Lead

Ref: 77290

  • 48,000-53,000
  • 13 Jun 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Accounts Payable Team Lead

About the Company

Trinseo, a global materials manufacturer and product solutions provider is looking to hire an Accounts Payable  team lead to join their APAY team in their new Centre of Excellence to be based in Dublin 2. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly dynamic, global organisation

About the Position

The Accounts Payable Team Lead and WPS is responsible for managing the team of individuals who audit the invoice process, disburse payments, perform month end reconciliations, and identify potential supplier credits. They will monitor the teams KPIs, support training needs, and help drive process improvement. They will also be responsible for maintaining process documentation and support special projects. They are also responsible for monitoring global TER activities, which include the corporate credit card program, monitoring employee compliance, assisting employees with TER inquiries as needed, and liaising with external parties (e.g., bank and Concur)

Key Responsibilities

· Oversee the invoice payment, month end reconciliation, and credit recovery process

• Review and approve account reconciliations

• Resolve issues and provide support for escalations from the Cash, Reconciliations & Credit team members

• Ensure payments are closed per agreed upon SLAs and timelines

• Ensure effective resolution of queries, incidents and problems related to payments within agreed timelines

• Ensure compliance with all TER policies and procedures and escalate non-compliance as needed

• Manage key relationships with bank and Concur to ensure continuous functioning of TER processes

• Maintain appropriate process documentation

• Support special projects, as needed

• Manage the performance of team members and ensure delivery of timely output as per agreed service levels

• Monitor team and individual performance through various metrics and reporting techniques and escalate to APAY Manager as needed

• Motivate, empower and develop team members


• Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related discipline

• Minimum Experience (years and type):

• 3+ years accounts payable or related experience with experience of leading a team, preferably in a GBS environment 

• Experience managing a team Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Working knowledge of financial and accounting ERP systems

• Knowledge of Accounts Payable processes, principles and legislation requirements

• Knowledge of TER programs/activities (including credit card programs, expense audits, etc..)

• Understanding of standard operating procedures

• Proven knowledge of systems, applications, operating tools and metrics

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with employees, supervisors and customers

• Strong analytical and time management skills

• Strong attention to detail

• Read, write and speak English. Additional language skills a plus

Remuneration Package

• Salary-€48,000-€53,000

· 10% Bonus

· Healthcare

· Pension

· Gym Subsidy

· Hybrid Working


For more information on this role or any other Accountancy roles contact Conal O'Connor on 01 5927858, or e-mail or click on the apply button below
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