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  • Payable and Expenses Team Member – Project focused role

    Job Locations IE-Limerick
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(31/10/2018 13:54)
    ID
    2018-2088
    Number of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    daa SSC in Limerick

    Dublin Airport Authority (daa) employs 3,300 people at its Irish airports and has a further 800 people working for its international businesses. We have a specialist Finance Shared Service centre based in the National Technology Business Park in Limerick (directly beside the University of Limerick) where over 70 employees are based in various teams specialising in Employee Services & Payroll, Time and Attendance Management, Accounts Payable, Billing and Revenue Assurance, Financial Reporting, Customer Service etc. The campus is located just 6 km east of Limerick City on the Dublin Road and parking is available onsite

     

     

    This role

    The Accounts Payable team in Limerick is made up of ten team members. This team’s workload has expanded in recent years and it is now responsible for Accounts Payable duties for daa businesses based across Ireland, Canada and New Zealand.

     

    A key focus in the team at present is around process and systems improvement and we are looking to fill this project focused AP role to work predominantly on all identified AP projects, implementing new processes and optimising existing ones. In addition to projects this role will serve as a backup function for core AP.

     

    This role will suit someone who has worked in the Accounts Payable function of a busy Shared Service or multinational environment and who has gained some Accounts Payable related project experience. You will need to have strong systems experience and be a self-starter, capable of working with minimal supervision/direction. Although initially offered as a 24-month contract it is expected that there will be opportunities beyond this for someone who comes in and performs well in the role.

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Experience working in an Accounts Payable role in a busy Shared Services or multinational environment
    • Experience working on projects in an Accounts Payable environment (eg process improvement/automation projects, systems upgrades etc)
    • Demonstrate an understanding around project documentation, UAT and project KPI’s
    • Excellent ERP systems and Microsoft Excel skills required

     

    Preferred

    • Ability to work and positively influence as part of a cross functional project team
    • Experience using Project Management Tools
    • Excellent analytical skills and software experience (Navision, Oracle, Visio)

    Responsibilities

    • Leading identified projects in the AP team from a Shared Services perspective.
    • Utilising Project Management tool to provide regular project updates to P&E Manager and all Project Stakeholders
    • Ensuring daa Project Managers are fully cognisant of the requirements of AP in relation to the project
    • Contributing to overall project objectives and completing individual deliverables within the project on time
    • Providing expertise in AP processes and systems to the wider identified daa project team
    • Working with users to establish and meet business needs
    • Documenting the project in line with Shared Services project documentation requirements
    • Working to project timescales, reporting progress against plan and being accountable for the deliverables in the plan
    • Invoice processing plus other ad-hoc AP functions as required.
    • Seek to improve existing system functionality & drive continuous improvement initiatives.
    • Prepare and distribute monthly KPI’s to the SSC team and wider team.
    • Committed to daa values

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