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Head of Accounts Payable - Global

  • Location Stevenage
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH134452

Investigo are exclusively partnering with a large global business looking for an experienced leader for a brand new role as the Head of Accounts Payable.

The role is based 2 days per week in the office.

As the Head of Accounts Payable your key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Leads the end-to-end Accounts Payable process for EMEA
  • Coordinate and lead all AP Management across Europe
  • Manage day to day operations across the teams
  • Defines and executes standard processes across all locations.
  • Introduce new policies and principles across AR function
  • Manages key metrics to ensure compliance with service level agreements, KPI's and benchmarks against industry leaders.
  • Analyses collection processes and establishes best practices for all receivable types.
  • Create and embed new AP policies in all markets across Europe
  • Provides overall leadership for planning, staffing, goal setting, budgeting, supporting system initiatives and implementing new processes and policies.
  • Cultivates an environment that encourages maximum productivity and service effectiveness, professional development, open communication and teamwork.
  • Ensures appropriate training and knowledge transfer occurs across all relevant business processes.
  • Conduct external engagements
  • Promote new ideas across the business
  • Works on complex issues requiring an in-depth knowledge of the company.

As the Head of Accounts Payable you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Working within a shared service area
  • Minimum University Degree
  • Significant work experience within a similar position.
  • Ideally European experience
  • Previous experience leading a team within the shared service function
  • Strong leadership, communication and good problem solving