Providing leadership to a given Accounts Payables team.
Ensuring that appropriate Accounts Payable processes, controls, policies and procedures are in place and comply with Electrolux standards.
Ensuring that performance targets are met.
Driving process improvement initiatives.
Being a first point of contact for local GSSO Managers served." >
Job title: TEAM LEAD
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Petaling Jaya
Employer: Electrolux Group
Closing date: 13-05-2016
The incumbent is responsible for:
Providing leadership to a given Accounts Payables team. Ensuring that appropriate Accounts Payable processes, controls, policies and procedures are in place and comply with Electrolux standards. Ensuring that performance targets are met. Driving process improvement initiatives. Being a first point of contact for local GSSO Managers served.
Leading a team that is responsible for one or more of the following AP processes:Validation and booking of supplier invoices:
Matching invoices with Purchase Orders (PO).
Obtaining appropriate approvals for non-PO invoices.
Handling supplier and business queries relating to payables
Processing Travel Expense Reports
AP closing and reporting.
Participating in the establishment of the SLA for the AP area with the countries, in line with overall GSSC SLA’s.
Monitoring and managing performance in the processes, ensuring that SLA’s and business objectives are met and that team resources are allocated effectively.
A successful migration of the AP work from countries to GSSC through adequate leadership in process documentation, work shadowing and training of a team members.
Implementing methods and control tools to ensure stable and high quality in the provided service.
Resolution of delivery problems and dealing with complex client questions that your team members cannot resolve themselves.
Timely and properly escalating to GSSC Director and/or local GSSO Manager problems that reach beyond the scope of the migrated AP activities for the country.
Reporting to GSSC Director and, when appropriate, to relevant local GSSO Manager, any deviations from agreed standards (delays, use of wrong templates, missing input).
Contributing to periodic meetings with other Team Leaders.
Providing visible leadership to AP team.
Monitoring, coaching and supporting your team members to meet operational plans, development opportunities and career goals.
Participating in recruitment processes of new team members.
Managing team conflicts so that problems are resolved constructively.
Spotting and resolving recurring performance problems and improvement opportunities.
Preparing meeting agendas.
Facilitating team meetings using appropriate brainstorming, problem solving, decision making, and project planning techniques.
Managing meetings according to the team has agreed upon guidelines.
Delegating team tasks as needed (e.g. recording, gathering information, etc.)
Facilitating ongoing self-evaluation of the team’s effectiveness.
Providing methods to avoid repetitive mistakes within the team.
Ensuring that needs of the business are understood within the team.
Actively aligning and improving processes in order to deliver quality, productivity and transparency improvements.
Maintain good working relationships with local GSSO managers through open communication on a regular basis and ad hoc as required.
Follow up queries.
Maintaining process maps and desktop procedures.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES OUTSIDE OF STANDARD JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participating in knowledge transfer and process documentation to secure a safe transfer of AP work from Finance departments abroad to the GSSC.
Actively support in the execution of listed AP processes if required.
Sharing knowledge and lessons learnt with all team leaders within own country group and within the GSSC.
Actively undertaking activities to increase your own competency portfolio in order to ensure continued effective service delivery within the SSC.
Higher education in accounting/finance, relevant professional qualification (ACMA,ACCA, CPA)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
MS Office, SAP (or other ERP system) knowledge.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in post qualification accounting and finance,1 to 2 years’ experience in a middle management role, including staff management, experienced with Shared Service Centre environment will be an advantage, people change management as well as working in a multicultural, international environment , understanding of relevant regional accounting practices and the regulatory environment.
Passion to innovation, customer obsession, drive for results, communicative, team orientated, with analytical thinking, patient, paying attention to the details, organised, training skills, leadership skills, confidentiality, problem-solving skills, with the ability to motivate people, with the ability to plan and prioritize own work and other team members, taking ownership and responsibility of outstanding issues and queries.
Transition experience or SAP implementation experience.
Full time dedicated - Available to travel wherever the function requires it.
Experience in managing projects and in training new staff will be desirable.
English is compulsory. Mandarin is necessary for China market.
is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Frigidaire and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. In 2013 Electrolux had sales of $15.1 billion and 61,000 employees. For more information go to http://group.electrolux.com