Accounts Payable Manager, Core Business Services, Finance

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The opportunity

The Accounts Payable Manager is a management position within the Oceania Finance team reporting to the Shared Services Finance Manager. This role is responsible for ensuring accurate and efficient processing of Accounts Payable vendor invoices and internal expenses in line with the firm’s policies and procedures, managing and developing the Accounts Payable team, ensuring integrity of data entering the ledgers of the EY legal entities and contributing to local and / or global projects in relation to systems, processes or other change initiatives

This role is based in our EY Sydney office and is offered on a permanent fulltime basis.

Your key responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Accounts Payable team to ensure all work is completed accurately and efficiently and within the firm’s policies and procedures
  • Review and continuous improvement of the existing Accounts Payable policies and practices
  • Review and optimisation of standard operating procedures for Accounts Payable functions in line with best practice
  • Manage intercompany settlement process including appropriate offsets
  • Managing weekly pay runs
  • Preparation and maintenance of Accounts Payable manual and policies relevant to the Accounts Payable area

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a shared services/Accounts Payable role
  • At least 3 years experience in managing and motivating a team, preferably in Accounts Payable
  • Experience in dealing with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to respond well under pressure
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Good skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SAP would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills; the ability to negotiate and influence decision-making, and communicate effectively with senior management on progress, issues and resolutions

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in a professional services environment preferred
  • Previous systems implementation or change management experience will be highly regarded