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IFS, Accounts Payable Process Control Manager - Finance

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Internal Firm Services

Industry/Sector
Not Applicable

Specialism
IFS - Finance

Management Level
Manager

Job Description & Summary

The AP Processing Controller supports the SSC Accounts Payable Manager by ensuring the processing of all vendor invoices through to payment, ensuring compliance to PwC policy, regulations including VAT and other taxes and agreed SLAs.

Primary duties and responsibilities

- Oversee the receipt of invoices from vendors/ PwC offices and ensure they logged/ booked and stored securely for processing
- Ensure all invoices are matched to POs and GRNs/ SRNs (goods received notes/ services received notes) in accordance with PwC Accounts Payable policy
- Ensure appropriate approval of all invoices prior to payment
- Ensure all invoices received are compliant with all relevant regulations including tax / VAT
- Resolve all non-compliant invoice issues with vendors and PwC offices/ Finance
- Ensure invoices are processed in time so that vendors / contractors are paid on time and accurately
- Review and authorize any requests to correct discrepancies in AP journals
- Ensure account reconciliations are routinely performed to ensure accuracy of creditors balances
- Take responsibility for meeting SLAs to the PwC business, payment terms for vendors, and OLAs to the SSC Payments team to ensure all due invoices are included in the next payment run
- Maintain good working relationships with LoS Finance Business Partners to ensure accurate and timely payment of accounts
- Create accruals in line with PwC accounting policy
- Deputize for the Accounts Payable Manager when required
- Work closely with other SSC Managers particularly those engaged in payables processes.

Requirements

The Jobholder 

Requirements

Education/Training

- Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance or equivalent

Language

- Fluency in spoken and written English, Arabic and French
- Strong verbal and written communication skills

Overall Experience

- 3+ years of experience in a Finance function, ideally at least one of which was in a management role
- Team supervision
- Organizational skills

Specific Experience

- Demonstrated experience of bookkeeping and financial accounting including accounts payable
- Problem solving
- Experience of working in a shared service center environment/ centralized accounting unit at management level would be an advantage but not essential

Others

- Competence in operating a laptop PC
- MS Office and Google applications
- Experience of using accounting systems
- Capability to work well in a team
- Strong work ethic