Team Leader, Accounts Payable (FSS)

Country:  Malaysia

Penang, MY

City:  Penang
Business Area:  Finance
Employment type:  Full-time

Ambu Financial Shared Service Team is expanding its team, and we’re looking for a new candidate to join us on our journey.


Why choose Ambu Financial Shared Service Team?


  • We believe that our people are the foundation of the team.
  • We strive to constantly improve, and to ensure that our members are properly equipped to handle the rapidly changing time we’re in.
  • We’re committed to building the right team to propel us further.


What you'll be doing:  


Leading Accounts Payable team in delivering accounts payable tasks to a multinational medical company, deliver a professional and consistent service to stakeholders and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieving effective end-to-end performance.


As part of our team, you will be:- 


  • Taking ownership of the transactional accounts payable and Travelling & Expense (T&E) process delivery for global and ensure its run effectively and KPI performance is achieved. 
  • Provides direction/oversight on Accounts Payable critical transactions, control and reporting. 
  • Drive process improvement and support cross-country alignment, standardization and automation.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders including HQ Finance, Local Finance, as well as business stakeholders and external suppliers to lead operational excellence, while maintaining controls and reporting.
  • Keep track of issues and provides quality root cause analysis (RCA) to identified gaps, as well as implement effective solution that eliminates the cause of the issue from the root.
  • Drive/support setting clear strategic vision for the area of responsibility, ensuring it is aligned with Global Service Centre Operational strategy and is understood and adopted by team members.
  • Able to handle any ad-hoc task assigned from time to time.


We’re looking for someone who (preferably) is:-


  • Candidates must posses at least a Professional Degree in Accountancy, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
  • 6 years and above working experience with at least 2 to 3 years in a supervisory position, preferably in a fast-paced global shared service environment.
  • Able to handle multi-tasking of Purchase to Pay related activities.
  • Experience in using ERP systems is an added advantage.
  • Work towards tight deadline.
  • Good people skills, self driven, motivated, broad minded, able to think ahead and should be comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Good communication skills in English, both spoken and written.
  • Computer literate - strong in Microsoft Excel.
  • Travelling might be required.

About Ambu

Ambu has been bringing the solutions of the future to life since 1937. Today, millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend on the efficiency, safety and performance of our single-use endoscopy, anaesthesia, and patient monitoring solutions. We continuously look to the future with a commitment to deliver innovative quality products that have a positive impact on patient care and the work of healthcare professionals. Headquartered near Copenhagen in Denmark, Ambu employs approximately 4,500 people in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific.

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