Job Details

Team Lead, Accounts Payable


Date Opened: 04/08/2022

Job Type:

Job Number: 220001VY

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

The Team Lead – Accounts Payable is responsible for all aspects of service delivery by the O5 team in support of the company’s processes. This role must demonstrate a high degree of customer orientation to meet the needs of internal “customers / business partners”. This individual will be responsible for the effective management of the team and will provide oversight over the Expense AP, Uploads, Reconciliation, Imports, Licensee, Rebates, Debit Balance, PMR, Corporate Card & Travel and Vendor Relations

Primary Role responsibilities include:


  • Manage resources to support Account Payables activities including:
    • Expense AP
    • Vendor Control
    • EDI
    • Corporate Card & Travel
    • Reconciliations and period end journal entries


  • Oversee a team responsible for daily, monthly activities in a timely manner and in full compliance with policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to policies, internal control / audit requirements, and service standards
  • Achieve daily processing targets
  • Analyze and research all discrepancies/exceptions in the process
  • Consistent KPI reporting and enhance business insights – Consolidated dashboard implementation
  • Support on-time go-live for global systems implementations and special projects
  • Complete handover of process responsibilities to Work on banner split and aligning all the process to respective PortCo
  • Consistently monitor key performance parameters of the process and identify and implement new ways to improve the quality of work as well as the means of working on processes
  • Provide reporting – daily, weekly, monthly and on-demand.
  • Mitigating the financial errors on duplicate payments
  • Research escalated issues coming from global team
  • Assist management in the upkeep of the systems
  • Support effort in building a high performing team and implement strategies to retain talent
  • Trains, coaches, mentors and directs the work of direct reports


Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate must be a proactive self-starter with a dynamic and resilient nature able to work and lead in a fast-paced environment. He/she will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to engage with stakeholders across the business and provide critical input to business teams. This individual will have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities with strict adherence to deadlines.

Professional Qualifications

  • Strong financial aptitude with minimum 8 years of work experience with MNCs/GICs, with preference to Retail industry focused on Account Payable functions
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory / people management experience
  • Experience in Oracle ERP (Oracle Fusion Preferred) and Accounts Payable systems
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Demonstrated expertise in design and implementation of financial processes and technology
  • Demonstrated success managing and directing multi-functional business units




Job Qualifications

Educational Credentials

B. Com (Mandatory) or MBA Finance (preferred)

Office Hours

  • This role will be expected to work a “North American” shift pattern, approximately 4PM – 2AM IST and needs to be flexible as per business requirement