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COMPLETE Accounts Payable Team Leader - Lisbon (Airbus Portugal)

4 days ago


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Lisbon (Airbus Portugal), Lisbon (Airbus Portugal), Portugal   [ View map ]

Job Description:

We are now looking for an Accounts Payable Team Leader for Airbus GBS.

Responsibilities - your mission

Business Operations Management

  • Support and assist the Accounting Services Manager on management dimensions (assessment salary increase, promotion, management of competencies, training, development)

  • Responsible for the AP team operational performance

  • Propose recommendations and supervise the implementation of Accounts Payable policies and procedures

  • Propose and implement process harmonization and standardization between the different legal entities and promote an end to end Procure to Pay approach 

  • Escalate back-office issues related to the AP process and applications  

  • Prepare reporting:

    • KPIs to internal customers and stakeholders to display process performance

    • Propose mitigation actions with internal customer and other stakeholders 

  • Ensure strict compliance with Finance, AP, Purchasing, and Supply Chain policies and procedures  

  • Propose and implement continuous improvement opportunities



  • Monitor incoming invoice flows from suppliers 

  • Ensure payment of invoices in due time that respect full conformance with internal and external requirements​

  • Internal customer and external supplier query/claim resolution on a timely basis, including supporting to litigation topics ​

  • Investigate and resolve blocking invoices issues ​

  • Supervise Vendor Statement Reconciliations (VSRs) 


Customer service and relationship 

  • Build and sustain a robust relationship with internal customers 

  • Be a focal point for customer relationships

  • Work in close collaboration with internal customers to identify and implement solutions for problems encountered on a daily basis​


Project management

  • Support the Accounting Services manager on special projects (i.e systems evolution)

Requirements - our ideal candidate will have

  • Accounting / Accounts Payable background and a minimum of 8 to 10 years of professional experience in a commercial or industrial environment involving tight deadlines

  • Team management experience 

  • Experience in escalating issue resolution, team building, training and team support.

  • Good communication skills, rigor, conscientious

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate multiple tasks, build strong cross functional relationships and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization,

  • Proven ability to work in a team and independently​ 

  • Systems and tools – working knowledge of SAP desirable with a strong desire to develop further​ 

  • Languages: Fluent English and any other language is a plus.

Benefits - what’s in it for you

  • Diverse career opportunities within Airbus European core countries or in other regions around the world.  

  • A hybrid working model, allowing you to combine onsite and offsite work. 

  • A modern office at Parque das Nações , well connected to public transportation.

  • A motivated and fun crew to grow and build and shape the GBS together.

  • An intense and exciting onboarding experience.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Airbus Portugal SA

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Transactional Accounting

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    5325 Airbus Portugal SA

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