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Brookfield Asset Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive base & bonus
Brookfield Asset Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive base & bonus
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We look after all aspects of the Accounts Payable function and Accounts Receivable tasks. We provide support to the business with all aspects of supplier management, invoice processing and payments. As Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Team Lead, you will play a critical role in supervising the day-to-day function of the team and working with the Finance Director to ensure the team are keeping to the group's daily/weekly/monthly deadlines. The Team Leader will also be the first point of escalation for any suppliers and employees.

Company

Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $500 billion in assets under management. We have over a 120-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. Brookfield is a global organization with over 100,000 employees and operations in 30 countries in 5 continents. Brookfield is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and on NYSE Euronext under the symbol BAMA.

For more information, please visit our web site at www.brookfield.com.

Role Overview

We look after all aspects of the Accounts Payable function and Accounts Receivable tasks. We provide support to the business with all aspects of supplier management, invoice processing and payments.

As Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Team Lead, you will play a critical role in supervising the day-to-day function of the team and working with the Finance Director to ensure the team are keeping to the group's daily/weekly/monthly deadlines. The Team Leader will also be the first point of escalation for any suppliers and employees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise and manage the overall function of the Accounts Payable team, ensuring all activities are completed in an efficient and timely manner. This will require the jobholder to undertake both a coaching and “hands on” approach to the necessary workloads.
  • Supervisory duties in respect of direct reports to include performance appraisals, training of all new hires on processing standards and procedures, allocating and reviewing all daily work assignments
  • Prepare Accounts Receivable invoices and compile back up for monthly recharge invoices
  • Responsible for accounts payable month end closing procedures
  • Create new and streamline existing procedures
  • Raise POs for Global Shared Service Manager company
  • Understand the GL coding structure, review the AP team’s posting of invoices into Microsoft Dynamics against POs/direct to agreed codes
  • Dealing with queries arising from invoices
  • Assisting with audits/reviews by preparing/providing source data
  • Shared ownership of department email address where all invoices/queries/etc are received
  • Twice-monthly BACS runs for all entities – processing via Microsoft Dynamics and online banking
  • Foreign payments for multiple entities - processing via Microsoft Dynamics and online banking
  • Posting payments and receipts into Microsoft Dynamics and reconciling the bank accounts
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements to ensure all invoices are captured
  • Development of good relationships with suppliers and colleagues to ensure efficient running of all areas of responsibility
  • Process Concur payment runs twice monthly and Citibank CBCP card reconciliations monthly

Technical Skills

Essential experience

  • Exceptional AP skills and knowledge, with previous experience leading/supervising a team  
  • Strong management and leadership skills and techniques
  • Ability to prioritise workloads with minimal supervision
  • Accounts Payable best practice
  • Understanding the end to end Procure to Pay cycle
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Multi-currency experience
  • Multi-company experience (Similar to Shared Service environment)
  • Good at developing and maintaining relationships
  • Exhibit a solid working knowledge of UK VAT regulations
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office, primarily Microsoft Excel

Desirable

  • Accounts Receivable experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics
  • European VAT exposure (such as reverse charge)
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