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Accounts Payable Team Leader


Salary: Competitive

Location: Manila, Philippines

Posted: 03 Jan 2019

Main purpose of the role

Main responsibilities include ensuring processes are in place and are utilised to maximise efficient payment to suppliers of Truphone and its subsidiaries, that employee expenses are processed in accordance to SLAs and regular performance matrices are produced. The Accounts Payable Team Leader is also expected to drive the process to provide efficiencies within the business and compliance with legislative elements of the payment piece. The Accounts Payable Team Leader will also at time be required to manage relationships with suppliers and resolve queries. 

Key Responsibilities

Accounts Payable

  • Provide an efficient supplier payment service to Truphone and its subsidiaries.
  • Maintain supplier accounts and produce regular supplier reconciliations.
  • Remit accurate and timely payment to suppliers, avoiding late and duplication of payment.


  • Process, analyse and pay employee expenses in accordance with group policies.

Team Management

  • Effectively manage the AP & Expenses team for Truphone entities based in Manila.
  • Provide objectives and targets for timely and accurate payments to suppliers and employees
  • Monitor team performance to ensure targets are met.
  • Coach and train the team members in all aspects of the role.


  • Provide timely and accurate reporting of activity and creditor status for management use.
  • Ensure company records are maintained to ensure compliance with group risk management policies.
  • Maintain company creditor records in compliance with relevant country legislation and Audit requirements.


  • Develop and maintain efficient systems to support the payables and expenses process.
  • Recognise improvements in systems and suggest replacement where necessary.

Skills and experience required

  • Must be an Accountancy degree graduate/preferably CPA
  • Preferably with MBA degree
  • 3+ years of full-cycle Accounts Payable experience with a multinational, BPO/Shared Services company
  • Relevant experience of implementing best practice activities
  • Proven people management experience and technical skills
  • Intellectual robustness, strategic skills together with a natural hands-on approach
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail and the basics of Accounts Payable and risk control
  • Systems orientated profile with history of payables systems
  • Proven reporting and analytical skills
  • Intermediate to advanced excel user.
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No agencies. We do not accept CVs from 3rd parties

Apply now

No agencies. We do not accept CVs from 3rd parties