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Accounts Payable Team Leader Europe East (M/F)


28.11.2022 | Lisboa | Referência: 2059263


Accounts Payable Team Leader Europe East (M/F)


Our Client

Are you looking for a career with purpose and dedicated to improving people’s well-being around the world?

It’s an exciting time to join Essity and be part of our ambition to enhance service levels, drive efficiency and harmonization. We are looking for talented individuals who want to make an impact and contribute to our global organization. Together we can make a difference!

Your new role

Global Operational Services (GOPS) is a global unit with 1,900 employees, located in over 43 countries worldwide, that delivers sustainable business value to Essity and our customers, by driving group wide operational efficiencies through Global Business Services (GBS), Essity IT and Global Sourcing.

GBS is a key support organization to Essity and consists of different service lines carrying out operational services such as Financial Services, Customer Administration Services, Sourcing Administration Services, HR Services, Master Data Services, IT support and Facility Management.

Main tasks:

  • Responsible for executing the global accounts payable process in a defined area in an effective and cost-efficient way;

  • Responsible for the end to end invoice processing and settlement process for a defined area;

  • Responsible for compliance with regulations, accounting principles, standards, and other agreed upon ways of working, within the accounts payable process;

  • Supervise others’ work to ensure accuracy and general integrity of the accounting function and related reports;

  • Provides input to process improvement and continuously improves own area of responsibility;

  • Assist in communications to functional or operational areas managers to help them develop revenue and expense budgets and understand KPI development;

  • Assist in day-to-day leadership and operational management for the respective team providing immediate supervision with an emphasis to coach and mentor team members and providing performance evaluation and feedback;

  • Lead and contribute to finding and implementing effective solutions in a matrix organization;

  • Support external and internal financial audits and resolving audit findings;

  • Follow controlling standards and other company policies such as KICs and legal regulations.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Associated or bachelor’s degree in Finance or equivalent;

  • Minimum 5 years in an Accounts Payable role;

  • Minimum 2 years in a role with direct reporting responsibility for employees within a team (preferably in a multi-cultural environment);

  • Genuine interest in people management;

  • To be a flexible person who readily adapts to change and new systems and/or methods;

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills;

  • Must be strategically agile in understanding all business components and how they fit together;

  • Deliver with quality and speed, drive change and engagement;

  • Preferred system experience – SAP (R/3 and S/4), Invoice Track, Ariba, and Office 365;

  • Fluency in English (verbal and written).

What the company can offer

Be part of an international company that is committed to the well-being of its employees, where you can learn and develop in a career that you drive, coupled with competitive rewards and the ability to participate in building a new, strategic component for the company.

With an office located in Lisbon, you will work within a sustainable building boasting panoramic views, close to amenities, public transport and the airport.

Next Steps

Has this opportunity triggered your curiosity? Click on "Apply Now" and find out if this opportunity is for you. If you have any questions, please contact us.




Kelly Services Portugal


Kelly Services Portugal


Kelly Services Portugal