Senior AP Accountant with French

Requisition Number:  6819
Company: 
Location: 

Kraków, MA, PL, 30-701

This role is part of the Global Business Services group and reports to the Accounts Payable Team Leader. Senior Accountant will serve as the first escalation point for issues,manage the day to day workload and workflow to ensure that requests and transactions are processed timely.  This position will have daily contact with vendors and other company personnel regarding the processing and status of invoices, processing payments, and researching / resolving payment issues. You will performselected month-end closing activities in collaboration with General Ledger team. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as first escalation point for Accounts Payable Specialist, including assistance with and the resolution of internal and external inquiries and issues.
  • Establish strong working relationship with Supply Chain in order to make the resolution of invoices efficient.  Hold weekly helpdesk forums to swiftly solve open and aging items collaboratively.
  • Assist with cash forecasting, including the prioritization of payables within the confines of the company’s cash position.
  • Execute weekly payment preview and payment runs as well as manual wires in the bank portal.
  • Perform daily off-cycle payments and engage with treasury regarding any additional outgoing wires (urgent, hr./payroll, Citi etc.)
  • Be main point of contact for our bank to resolve any payment errors or follow-up.
  • Work closely with cash team to monitor returned wires, identify, and resend payments in a timely manner. 
  • Identify root causes of issues in the payables process and recommend opportunities to improve consistency and accuracy.
  • Oversee the fulfillment of audit requests, including the review for reasonableness before providing to auditors, and addressing any audit inquiries.
  • Responsible for daily processing of interunit payments.  Provide monthly reconciliation of interunit payments and closely follow any open items.
  • Monitor open payables and ensure that significantly aging items are assigned and followed up on sufficiently and timely.
  • Prepare month-end accruals according to SOX controls ,.
  • Evaluate and suggest opportunities to continuously improve efficiency and effectiveness invoice processing.
  • Assist with AP related initiatives or projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • + 3 Years of experience in simmilar position
  • Very good knowledge of French and English language 
  • SAP Experience preferred
  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Be proactive, self-starting and self-motivating.
  • Take initiative to learn, improve, or enhance current operations.
  • Operate in a fast-paced environment and effectively prioritize daily competing priorities.
  • Working knowledge of common MS Office applications such as Excel and Word

 

Benefits:

  • Stable employment in newly created SSC in Krakow
  • Attractive remuneration with bonuses
  • Benefit package
  • Hybrid model of work

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