SCS Accounts Payable Analyst (12 Month Contract)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
14 Jun 2024
27 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have imagined — and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big!

Apple has been operating in Cork since 1980. We have grown to over 5000 employees, serving our customers through a wide range of critical business functions, which are key to Apple’s continued success.

Collaboration is important at Apple, and every day you will connect with and be supported by your peers and colleagues at one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world! As an individual, you will have responsibility for working to our continued success and be a key player within your job function.

We support and promote career development throughout the organisation, offering an exciting career with many opportunities to enable you perfect your existing skills - and acquire new ones.

This temporary role joins the wider Finance team at Apple. With over 300 employees from a multitude of backgrounds, the Finance department in Cork supports all functions of Apple in EMEIA, including Sales Fulfillment, Logistics, Manufacturing and Operations, Apple Music, Apple Retail as well as part of the Global Business Solutions (GBS) function.

This is a key role in a dynamic environment. This role is to our SCS (Supple Chain Support) team that supports global commodity & finished good procurement and related accounting. We are a team of 31 people within GBS who support a mix of P2P, AR and reporting functions for this business area, with daily interaction with our global colleagues.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • The successful candidate will become part of the wider GBS team with global interactions with supply chain customers and suppliers.
  • Managing vendor relationships for a subset of high volume and high value vendors within our supply chain across components and/or finished goods.
  • Develop positive relationships both internally with business operation teams and externally with vendor counterparts to ensure issues that arise are dealt with in an open and timely fashion, ensuring no impacts to our supply chain execution.
  • Understanding of invoice induction processes and working with local or global partners to manage fallout with a view to maintaining high levels of invoice Straight Through Processing (STP)
  • Execution of AdHoc and sometimes manual AP related adjustments that may arise periodically
  • Understanding of compliance environment as it relates to Invoice processing e.g self billing to ensure Apple’s AP process is executed in a compliant fashion
  • Validation and execution of Return Material Authorisations (RMA’s) and Price Adjustments as needed to ensure Apple’s financial assets are protected and controlled.
  • Mange vendor reconciliations as needed to ensure accuracy of our financial reporting
  • Participation in adhoc AP or supply chain projects as needed
  • Support the team and manager to with ad-hoc reporting as the need arises. Such tasks should be approached in a methodical manner and attention to detail is essential.
  • Support other parts of the wider SCS organisation (P2P, R2R) in a collaborative manner as the arises.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask and adapt to changes in priorities at any given time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant education and experience is required
  • Strong analytical skills with proven ability to interpret data.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask and adapt to changes in priorities at any given time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with supply chain.
  • Strong analytical skills with proven ability to interpret data.
  • Ability to build effective business partnerships and influence across multiple functional teams
  • Innovation with a proven ability of problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrating experience of influencing key partners
  • Ability to critically review files and processes, with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong business acumen with ability to think strategically and see the bigger picture
  • Motivated, ambitious and able to effectively manage workload
  • Work on your own initiative and demonstrate ownership in your role.
  • Teamwork needs to be a priority
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient with SAP

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