AR Team Lead

Pasay City, National Capital
06 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Vestas SSC provides processing services to Vestas businesses around the world, mainly in Finance & Accounting, Master Data Management, Procurement, Global Service Support Center and Remote Operations Center.

AP, AR and T&E
Global Finance

The team is under Global Finance of Vestas Shared Services Centre.
As part of Vestas Global Finance Shared Service Centre, the team is primarily responsible in providing standardized, rule based services to the region. This refers to the end-to-end processes of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Travel & Expenses. Proactively works with Regional Finance, Treasury and other SSC functional areas to ensure issues and concerns are addressed positively and in accordance within prescribed deadlines

  • Manage and supervise the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Travel & Expenses (AP, AR and T&E) team.
  • Be up to date on the professional and IT-technical development within the team's functional area, and bring relevant improvement proposal forward the SSC Management.
  • Assess major changes in process and operational scopes which will require cross function assessment (RF / LoB / HQ) and provide sign off for items which impacts Operations within their functional scope and present to Sr. Manager for approval.
  • Monitoring the KPI's and PPI's for the team and if required take preventive and corrective actions in order to ensure performance in accordance with agreements.
  • Ensure that team meets the requirements of the Law and the requirements of the auditors according to the recorded materials and the internal controls instructed by the Vestas compliance policies ready to be presented to Sr. Managers for final review.
  • Ensure execution of AP, AR and T&E processes for own team in accordance with good practice and service delivery requirements, and securing a valid data-output for further analysis.
  • Keep process flows for country exceptions up to date, well-documented and described in the global repository.
  • Drive knowledge sharing related to specific processes within own team.
  • Participate in knowledge sharing with other team leads.
  • Initial workload assessment and recommendation on utilization strategy of resources.

  • An Accounting graduate
  • At least 2 years team lead/ supervisory experience, preferably in a shared service or business process outsourcing environment
  • At least 6 years combined experience in finance and accounting, 4 years of which is in end-to-end accounts payable (Invoice Processing, Issue Resolution, Payments, Vendor Reconciliation and Relations, GRNI and other month-end activities and Optimization)
  • Preferably with good exposure in working with Service Level Agreements and/ or metrics (KPI)
  • Practical knowledge of ERP applications (SAP, MAPICS, etc.)

  • Good English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Possess strong leadership and people skills
  • Able to coach, mentor and train team members
  • Good in MS Office applications (MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Flexible and willing to work on holidays as needed and on any shift as maybe assigned
  • Independent and can work with minimal supervision
  • With positive behavior and attitude. Can blend well to different kind of personalities
  • Proficiency in Mandarin is an advantage or has the willingness to learn such

What we offer:

Vestas Philippines is viewed as a key driver and enabler for Vestas' turnaround growth as a European Multinational in a very unique and specialized industry of Green Energy - Wind. Being a new blood to the industry, it boasts of a wide range of growth opportunities skills-wise and career-wise. People who will join will be key contributors to the transformation of the Service Center and can take pride in being one of its pioneers who will greatly contribute to shaping not only the operations but also the organization in the Philippines. A market leader in its industry globally, the breadth of exposure and potential in the organization is really huge and the company, as it grows, will surely leverage strong Filipino talents who will help in defining and strengthening a best-in-class Service Center Organization.

Additional information:

Primary Work Location: MOA Complex, Pasay City.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 75 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.