Accounts Payable Japan Team_AVP #186516

Credit Suisse
Pune, India
Not disclosed
16 Sep 2021
23 Sep 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Your field of responsibility

Join us an AVP within Finance Operations (Accounts Payable), where you will be responsible for:


  • The Japan Accounts Payable team in Pune
  • Assuring quality of team’s deliverable and business continuity


  • Mentoring, evaluation of performance and supporting professional development of the team members
  • Partner management


  • Supervising the vendor and staff expense process in an accurate and timely manner
  • Regular interaction with business partners to ensure appropriate communication with them maintaining transparency
  • Monitoring and ensuring the various Accounts Payables Key Performance Indicators are met
  • Ensuring month end activities are adhered according to the defined timelines
  • Ensuring quality and controls are in place and adhered to across all aspects of the process
  • Ensuring all the controls defined as per SoX requirements are adhered to and implemented
  • Collaboration with partners in the Finance Operations teams, IT support teams etc. as required
  • Proactively identifying process enhancement opportunities within the process or within the Finance Operations area
  • Seek to identify and drive innovation/automation ideas
  • Ensuring policies are adhered to and procedure documentations are up to date
  • Liaison with internal/external auditors on related matters
  • Any Ad hoc activities as assigned by the management

Your future colleagues

Finance Operations team in Pune is responsible for payment of all vendor invoices and reimbursements to employees of business related expenses

We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values

This position offers remote working opportunities for an agreed amount of days per week.

Your skills and experience

You’ll be a good match, if you are:

  • Professional Accountancy Qualification (B.Com, with 8-12 years of relevant experience
  • Japan language proficient (JLPT1 which is the highest proficiency below a native speaker) as most of the engagement with partner and suppliers is in Japanese.
  • Accountability and responsibility, independent working style
  • Accounts Payable or Receivable experience
  • Ability to communicate with management, vendors and staff in a variety of business settings
  • Proficient in the financial services industry
  • General accounting knowledge along with strong customer service orientation
  • Outstanding adherence to internal controls and must be highly detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize workload and sense of urgency
  • Proficient in standard AP platform
  • Outstanding written and verbal business communication skills
  • Can manage workload and thrive under pressure
  • Working in a complex accounting environment involving multi-location, cost center, and legal entities
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Accounts Payable and General Ledger environment, SAP, Oracle or other platforms
  • Understanding of bank payment systems
  • In-depth understanding Reconciliation process for Nostro and Trade Creditors accounts
  • Experience of working within a business process outsourcing environment
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives
Your new employer

Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.

We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion with a deep sense of belonging for all of us. We will consider flexible working opportunities where possible. Our bank provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as those with other needs or beliefs as may be protected under applicable local law. If you require assistance during the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.

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

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