Accounts Payable Team Lead
4d ago


Working at ARCADIS means being part of the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm. We offer working on challenging and fascinating projects that make a difference to society.

We are a leading, successful and global company with plenty of room for creativity and entrepreneurship. ARCADIS is proud to employ 28,000 talented and passionate people.

We have a global comprehensive Health & Safety program to help prevent incidents and protect staff from injuries, illness and accidents.

We offer (global) environmental, infrastructure, water and built assets consultancy and architectural design job opportunities that will empower your career and expose you to new cultures.

We welcome everyone, from those just embarking on their careers to seasoned professionals, to apply.


The main responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to :

Team Task Specific

  • Ensures supplier accounts are accurate and maintains up-to-date payable schedules;
  • Manages cash forecast and monitors cash position and funding requirements;
  • Coordinate with Accounts Payable Specialist and Junior Accounts Payable Specialist for the timely and accurate recording and payment of all payables;
  • Prepares month-end / year-end schedules as required;
  • Respond to queries and audit requests timely and accurately;
  • Supervisory

  • Reviews disbursements prior to release to authorizers;
  • Reviews recharge invoices and ensures that these are duly authorized and approved;
  • Reviews reconciliation of Accounts Payable and recharges related accounts and ensures outstanding items are cleared off immediately;
  • Reviews reconciliation of supplier’s statements vs. Purchase Ledger balances;
  • Reviews list of overhead accruals during month-end closing :
  • Ensures employee expense reports are validated / audited on timely manner based on established criteria;
  • Works closely with the Team Lead to improve processes and deals with issues;
  • Communicates fully to the Team Leader all situations that may affect the team's ability to meet standards or deadlines
  • Manages all direct line reports in accordance with company procedures and standards;
  • Drives the team towards achieving goals and targets set by the Team Leader and management;
  • Interviews potential employees along with the Team Lead;
  • Reviews and consolidates team metrics monthly;
  • Performs staff reviews with the Team Lead and recommends staff training development;
  • Complies with company policy and procedures;
  • General

  • Assists the auditors in yearly audits;
  • Performs such other accounting related functions that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Qualifications :

  • A Certified Public Accountant;
  • Comprehensive experience in procurement to disbursement cycle, general accounting, and intercompany billing;
  • Minimum of 5 years Treasury or payables management experience which includes cash outflow forecasting;
  • At least 3 years supervisory experience in a similar industry;
  • Exposure in a Shared Service or multinational environment;
  • Experience with ERP systems;
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word);
  • Proactive, a committed team player and can motivate other team members;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Keen on details, organized and results oriented
  • Communicates effectively in English both written and verbal;
  • Key competencies / values :

  • Integrity - We believe in being honest and responsible, working to the highest professional standards.
  • Client Focus - We are entrepreneurial and agile, passionate about creating value for our clients and achieving high performance.
  • Collaboration - We believe in diversity, the power of global teamwork and that by working as one we can deliver exceptional outcomes.
  • Sustainability - We own the responsibility to sustain our world and society in a balanced way with health, safety and wellbeing of our people central to all we do.
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