Accounts Payable Ops #173515

Credit Suisse
Mainland-Beijing, China
Not disclosed
11 Oct 2021
11 Nov 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Your field of responsibility

Accounts Payable Service Centre (APSC)

The APSC provides all accounts payable and expense transaction processing for Credit Suisse of Asia Pacific. The APSC’s focus is to deliver on the Group's objectives of providing outstanding service and improved cost efficiency. The driving principles of the APSC are extensive simplification and automation, flexibility and scalability, rapid benefit delivery, and creation of the right environment for staff.

Outline of role

The AP Process Specialist will be responsible for the cost effective operation and dedication of the accounts payable processes in line with Service Level Agreements and Credit Suisse key objectives. The immediate focus for Accounts Payable currently is to improve our investment to drive business benefits in Credit Suisse.

Your future colleagues

The lawyer will provide legal support to Private Banking products, services and projects engaged in by the Bank relating to Greater China primarily from a jurisdictional perspective.

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.

The Role involves: 

  • Process suppliers and employees payment transaction accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Meet performance objectives relating to turnaround times on payment, problem resolution.
  • Identify problem areas in the process and work with the team to generate solutions, e.g. ensuring invoices are authorised for payment in a timely manner.
  • Provide information to the Team Lead relating to the status of supplier and employee queries.
  • Maintain a clean ledger with minimal aged open transactions.
  • Assist the Team Lead in setting performance measurement procedures for processes and providing regular reports.
  • Perform reconciliation timely, accounts payable to general ledger, supplier statement, bank statement, VAT, GST and withholding tax.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Work with business partners on a day-to-day basis to resolve supplier queries.
  • Make recommendations for process improvement.
  • Meet individual objectives and contribute to the achievement of the teams overall objectives.
  • Ability to act as deputy for Line Manager to ensure smooth operations and controls maintained.

Your skills and experience

Primary Skills and attributes:

The successful applicant will possess: 

  • At least 4-5 years experience of working in an accounts payable environment.
  • Aptitude for process improvement, attention to detail, getting to root cause of problems.
  • Prior experience with working in a shared service centre and knowledge of Peoplesoft accounting systems will be an advantage
  • Strong command of English will be an advantage
  • Good command of spoken and written Mandarin to manage the China entities payment function.
  • Professional and mature attitude
  • Problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Deliver under pressure and within tight deadlines

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.

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