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Job Title: Accounts Payable for Major Bank

Company: Global Investment Bank

Corporate Title: Flexible Salary Range: Generous Package
Location: Singapore Date Open: 9/5/2018

Responsibilities / Duties:


Supervise the day-to-day processes of Accounts Payable and Travel and Entertainment expenses for Asia entities together with the manager and team leaders.
Be the first point of escalation on exceptions and issues the team encounters. Effectively resolve them with front to back understanding of system/process workflow and implication of the issues.
Plan and manage the team’s coverage for day-to-day operation as well as project executions to achieve the department’s goal and deliverables.
Oversee the processes managed by vendors and effectively engage them for quality assurance. 
Partner with Travel and Entertainment expenses program provider and up keep the relationship with them
Acquire in depth understanding of the regulations, tax handling and accounting controls in multiple jurisdictions in Asia associated with vendor/expense payments. Ensure the comprehensive procedures are in place in compliance with the Firm’s Bank Holding Company requirements.
Understand and ensure the team adheres the firm’s policies on vendor governance, payment risk management and document controls. 
Risk Management - Continuously re-evaluate process controls and balance the risk versus benefits to protect the firm. Recommend and implement corrective & preventive actions for identified errors and issues
Keeps pace with technical innovation and market driven initiatives across the team 
Conduct data analysis to identify the trend/root cases in order to effectively engage the stakeholders to address problems and opportunities for improvements
Lead and manage local and multi-region projects along with the ability to adapt to the changing priorities

Requirements / Qualifications:

Relevant experience (Accounts Payable, invoice/payment processing or similar controls oriented operations experience)
Experience in leading a team to oversee day-to-day operations and coaching/mentoring others preferred
Effective team-player with ability to impact and influence across organization and levels
Good organization and multi-tasking skills, ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment while maintaining the attention to details
Proven record of managing conflicts/complex issues with strong leadership, problem solving skills and effective communication
Committed, driven and self-motivated individual who constantly aim to improve the processes and enhance controls.
Knowledge of accounting / finance and related controls, with an enthusiasm to expand into other areas