Kerry Group

Accounts Payable Senior Executive

Kerry Group
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Not disclosed
05 Jun 2024
02 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Handling Payments processing for AP scope region via SAP or via manual payment based on the scheduled run or emergency request
  • Handling supplier and Site queries relating to payables and respond to AP Helpdesk tickets within 2 days SLA.
  • Negotiate and enroll vendors into E invoice
  • Drive Continuous Excellence and Automation by providing process improvement ideas, participate in problem solving
  • Meeting on Time Payment % target set by Global
  • Meeting target of bank transitory account clearing
  • Ensure payment error is managed within the stipulated time and long term solution provided.
  • Managing AP Aging report by doing analysis for item more than 90 days and above
  • Involve in data cleansing activity and data ownership transfer and escalate issue on timely manner
  • AP month end closing and reporting in carrying out the responsibilities of AP department
  • Participate in Daily Huddle and collaborate with internal customer, i.e. Site call, Procurement, Supply Chain, MDM, Tax, Compliance, Finance team
  • Oversee and Assist Team Lead for Continuous Improvement projects, KPIs and escalations

Qualifications and skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in fluent English, in a clear manner to colleagues and customers
  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement, change and the challenge to make it better
  • Acquire rapidly Core knowledge of 1Kerry & Kerry Connect Knowledge of the Kerry business model, organization and culture
  • Process driven, systematic, analytical with keen eye for details
  • Strong understanding of Change Management and process improvement
  • Excellent understanding of value for vendors and business partners
  • Willing to works in Europe hours
  • Good knowledge of Accounts Payable in specific: End to end understanding of the process.
  • High attention to detail and ability to handle large data reports with an excellent degree of accuracy
  • Knowledge of invoice posting/payment processes
  • Coaching and Mentoring skills
  • Experience in process mapping and desktop procedures
  • ERP (SAP) knowledge
  • Strong team player and willingness to learn
  • Honest, open, candid, high personal integrity
  • Drive: getting things done, deliver what is promised
  • Respect for various cultures
  • Able to work effectively in a complex (matrix) environment
  • The ability to understand, listen and build Site / function relationships.
  • Demonstrate leadership within the team
  • Communicate using clear, concise and effective written and verbal formats

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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