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Accounts Payable Manager

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Muntinlupa City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH, 1781

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the ISC Operations Manager, the Accounts Payable Manager will be responsible for leading the Accounts Payable team that manages the day-to-day invoice to pay global process for Grace, including, but not limited to, receiving invoices, processing, and posting invoices to ensure payments are made in a timely manner and in compliance with Source to Pay policies ensuring that the function is consistently meeting all relevant key performance metrics. This individual will be working closely with various stakeholders across the Source to Pay, ISC, and Finance organization to carry out their key responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities (1 of 2)

  • Support Grace’s safety culture by demonstrating leadership as it strives to achieve an accident-free environment.
  • Promote Grace’s vision of striving to be a premier specialty chemicals and materials company and demonstrate and integrate its core values into daily activities.
  • Support the global framework and roadmap for Accounts Pyable created by the ISC Operations Manager and the Source to Pay Global Process Owner (GPO).
  • Executes and translate a global process and ensure the GOC Accounts Payable teams understand and are properly trained on the processes and the tactical actions required to promote compliance. 
  • Create key metrics to drive continuous, incremental and where possible, step-change improvement to achieve leading edge performance while delivering cost reduction and avoidance productivity
  • Manage daily accounts payable operations, ensuring that all key deliverables are met consistently.
  • Lead and coordinates process improvement initiatives, together with the AP Supervisors and respective ISC Operations and Finance workstreams such as Vendor Master Data, S2P Helpdesk,  Procurement Team and Cash Management teams.

Key Responsibilities: (2 of 2)

  • Secure metric and reporting system – generates operational reports, analyzes and provides input to improve process efficiency.
  • Work closely with ISC Operations Manager in delivering quality and productivity targets.
  • Work with cross functional and regional teams to understand complex business processes, problems and opportunities, analyze requirements, and produce creative solutions for both new systems development and improvements to existing system functionality.
  • Foster a team environment that develops strong business and professional relationships with key internal stakeholders and external partners, through coaching and mentoring that created a venue to provide feedback on performance
  • Resolves any escalated issues from the various stakeholders relating to the team’s processes and perfomance
  • Upkeep of operational work instructions making sure update in process are properly documented and signed off on a timely manner
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the ISC Operations Manager

Job Specifications

  • Solid knowledge in the S2P Invoice to Pay process
  • Capable of managing and prioritizing multiple tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills relating to customer service and customer relations,
  • Positive “can do” attitude combined with customer orientation and focus.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills,
  • Willing to work on shifting schedule.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, or other related courses.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience on the same level
  • Experience in Shared Services / Business Process Outsourcing industry, preferably with multinationals.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Excel.
  • Relevant experience in SAP is a must. With working knowledge in Ariba preferred, but not required.