Accounts Payable Team Lead
World Vision International
Shared Services Center
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Accounts Payable Lead is responsible for the end-to-end cash disbursements process, focusing on minimizing the administrative cost to process invoices and payments, while delivering a high level of service that meets or exceeds the Service Level Agreement. The AP TL will make sure that the whole invoice process for products and services are performed in a timely and accurate way, while maximizing cash flow opportunities; establishing and maintaining common process company-wide based on best practices
Provide leadership in administration of all components of processing cash disbursements, T&E report and booking of invoices.
Identify and present solutions for continuous process improvement
Lead and Manage the Accounts Payable Team.
Meet or exceed customer Service Level Agreement
Support teams in identifying, defining and implementing process improvement solutions
Stabilization of new countries migrated to the SSC.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor’s degree with a major in finance, business or accounting
Expert in the end-to-end cash disbursements process, with the ability to take a hands on
operational role as required
Proficient in using Finance ERP solutions
Project management experience
Fluent in spoken and written business English and Spanish
Fluent in spoken and written business Portuguese or French desirable
Understanding of Procurement, Accounts Payable and Disbursement best practices
Knowledge of using alternative payment mechanisms with experience of working with
Procurement to optimize their use
4+ years of experience in Purchase to Pay processes
Shared Services operations experience
Internal controls experience
Experience in interfacing with business customers in defining procurement service
requirements or procurement/accounting information
Broad based experience in accounting and financial systems
At least 3 years in a supervision role.