Responsible for the Group entities' vendor invoice processing, payments and resolution processes and preparation of monthly AP reports
Manage, guide and supervise team of minimum 9 staffs to ensure accurate and efficient day to day vendor invoice processing and payment processes
Provide guidance to team and improve communication with team members from various Group
Functions and Business Areas in the: - resolution of PO/invoice discrepancies and other open items - planning and execution of weekly/monthly payments to ensure timely approvals for vendor payments - continuous streamlining and automation of processes, from system design, project management to user acceptance testing
Set up goals, targets and KPIs for team members and perform close monitoring of their performance to ensure continuous improvement and achievement of targets and KPIs
Review AP reports and take follow up action to resolve aged items
Work closely with house banker to ensure smooth Host to Host payment process flow
Able to work closely with the IT Support team in system enhancement and solution trouble shooting.
Degree in Accounting or equivalent, CA or CPA
With minimum 5 years of Accounts Payable managerial experience, preferably in a shared services environment with strong control concept in PTP (Procure to Pay) work processes
Possess experience in using SAP / Kofax / OCR system, host to host payment process flow, and skill in Microsoft Excel and Word would be advantage
Ability to manage team of staff, various stakeholders and handle high volume of transactions
Strong interpersonal, good communication skills, and ability to interact with co-workers in Singapore HQ.