Accounts Payable Team Leader

This is who we are

ROCKWOOL Global Business Service Center (RGBS) is part of the ROCKWOOL Group and is providing financial and IT services within ROCKWOOL. Processes managed within our SSC in financial area: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Master Data, Banking and Controlling. The company offers opportunity to grow within one process or in the future also cross – process options are possible. Our clients are spread around Europe so there are options to practice different language skills.

This is what we offer

While working at RGBS you will be offered comprehensive rewards and benefits like benefits package covered by Company (private medical care & MyBenefit), flexible work starting hours 7.00-9.00, after probationary period we offer unlimited time contracts, city center location in the new office building - Maraton Business Center. Moreover the company is environmental and eco-friendly and has strong awareness of CSR matters.

At the ROCKWOOL Group, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who comes into contact with our solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges, from energy consumption and noise pollution to fire resilience, water scarcity and flooding. Our range of products reflects the diversity of the world’s needs, supporting our stakeholders in reducing their own carbon footprint along the way.

Stone wool is a versatile material and forms the basis of all our businesses. With approx. 10,500 passionate colleagues in 38 countries, we are the world leader in stone wool solutions, from building insulation to acoustic ceilings, external cladding systems to horticultural solutions, engineered fibres for industrial use to insulation for the process industry and marine & offshore.

We encourage you to join our team! 

This is the role

This position has direct supervisory responsibilities to AP&AR Manager at ROCKWOOL Global Business Service Center, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the center as well as for center’s stakeholders.

  • Leads and coaches a team of Accounts Payable clerks to deliver a series of daily tasks ensuring operating procedures are adhered and targets exceeded
  • Focal point for the total team e.g. at escalations during the daily process
  • Carries out recruitment, assessment and development conversations
  • Correct and timely processing of vendor invoices and employee expense claims and subsequent (overdue) reporting
  • Manage vendor discounts and payment proposals
  • Comply with internal policies, SLA and external legislation
  • Maintenance of internal controls (own processes)
  • Prepare audit files and facilitate auditions (internal and external)
  • Manage stakeholder relationships
  • Identifying potential process improvements
  • Participating in a transition project
  • Realization of other tasks given by a Supervisor

This is what you offer

  • University graduate
  • Minimum of 2-3 years working experience in Accounts Payable area (leading the Team)
  • Advanced knowledge of Accounting Controls
  • Educational background in accountancy/economics is an asset
  • English at Advanced level
  • Russian language will be very beneficial or another second foreign language
  • Experience in previous transition projects is an asset
  • People and process management experience
  • Quality and efficiency driven (cont. improvement)
  • Strong affinity with automation and standardization
  • (internal) customer oriented
  • Manage multiple tasks successfully in a hectic working day
  • Anticipating on things and take initiatives