American Express

Accounting Manager EMEA (London, hybrid)

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
22 Sep 2023
20 Oct 2023
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Overview of the role

This position is with the Global Supplier Billing (GSB). GSB, gathers, manages, analyzes, and distributes data on American Express Global Business Travel marketing and incentive revenue for preferred Air, Hotel, Car/Limo, and Rail suppliers. As a Global Supplier Billing Supervisor, you will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and analysis of accruals, payments and payment activity often with limited information and requiring research and collaboration. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of reporting activities including weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial reporting, interim and annual audit preparation, accounting research and ad-hoc tasks as requested by management. The Global Supplier Billing Supervisor will play a key role as liaison between American Express Global Supplier Partnerships, Controllership, Finance, and external preferred suppliers.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Supervision of assigned team members including goal setting, team building and performance management (EMEA, APAC, LAC, Media).
  • Training and professional development of subordinate analysts
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key business and finance partners
  • Work with international team members on collection efforts
  • Ensure accurate and timely invoice issuance and application of cash payments
  • Control point monitoring
  • Assist in development and maintenance of process performance metrics
  • Contract interpretation and analysis including the ability to translate complex contractual terms to advanced excel modeling to validate third party calculations.
  • Journal entry processing/account reconciliations
  • Assist management in the preparation of interim and annual audit requirements
  • Provide scheduled deliverables in a timely manner and Ad-hoc reporting as requested
  • Conduct and document monthly dunning calls
  • Overtime and weekend hours may be required to meet deadlines
Qualifications and Skills
  • 5-7 years related experience
  • Supervisory experience helpful
  • Excellent MS Excel Skills
  • NetSuite Experience Preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience tailoring, and summarizing information based on audience: Financial & Non-financial audience, Staff to Senior Management
  • Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance
  • Job Type: Full-time
United Kingdom - London

The #TeamGBT Experience

Work and life: Find your happy medium at Amex GBT.
  • Flexible benefits are tailored to each country and start the day you do. These include health and welfare insurance plans, retirement programs, parental leave, adoption assistance, and more.
  • Travel perks: get a choice of deals each week from major travel providers on everything from flights to hotels to cruises and car rentals.
  • Develop the skills you want when the time is right for you, with global tuition assistance, access to over 20,000 courses on our learning platform, leadership courses, and new job openings available to internal candidates first.
  • We strive to champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in every aspect of our business at GBT. You can connect with colleagues through our global Inclusion Groups, centered around common identities or initiatives, to discuss challenges, obstacles, achievements, and drive company awareness and action.
  • Wellbeing resources to support mental and emotional health for you and your immediate family.
  • And much more!
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to age, gender identity (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, citizenship or marital status. It is our policy to maintain an equal-opportunity environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias for our candidates, colleagues, clients and suppliers.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please, let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the hiring process. For more details, please consult GBT Recruitment Privacy Statement.

What if I don't meet every requirement? If you're passionate about our mission and believe you'd be a phenomenal addition to our team, don't worry about "checking every box;" please apply anyway. You may be exactly the person we're looking for!

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