Bridgestone Shared Service Centre

Accounts Payables Officer, Regional Shared Service

Bridgestone Shared Service Centre
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Posted on 01 Mar 2021

Accounts Payables Officer, Regional Shared Service

Bridgestone Shared Service Centre

Job Highlights

  • Experience with a shared service operation is plus
  • Closely work and share experiences with regional
  • 5 Working Day / Week

Job Description

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE

Responsible to the Accounts Payable Team Leaderthe Payables Accountant is responsible for processing vendor invoices and ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of payments to vendors after being duly authorised within the Bridgestone Group.

The role will primarily focus on carrying out transactional accounting activities in line with group accounting guidelines with a focus on accuracy, speed and timeliness.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Vendor Management

Ensure Vendor master data have been correctly added to SAP and is up to date and managed in line with policy

Ensure Vendor payment details are managed in accordance with group policy to ensure there are no fraudulent payment activities

Manage Vendor payment details to ensure there are no errors when processing payments

2. Processing invoices and payments

Facilitate the processing of Purchase Order Invoices, ensuring information is processed in an accurate and timely manner, and in line with procedures and policies

Facilitate the processing of Non-Purchase Order Invoices, ensuring information is processed in an accurate and timely manner, and in line with procedures and policies

Assist with the management of the Vendor Payment Run process in line with required timeframes and through SAP, ensuring all Suppliers are paid in line with contractual arrangements and group policy

Support the monthly Vendor Reconciliation process and follow up on all discrepancies or overdue invoices until resolved

Compile month-end accruals to support the management and budgeting processes

Reconcile outstanding purchase orders and goods receipts on an ongoing basis to ensure no orders or payments are missed or unmatched

Facilitate the payment adjustment process to ensure that Vendor accounts reconcile to goods provided

3. Managing exceptions and inquiries

Collaborate closely with required business stakeholders and the Financial Accounting team to resolve invoice payment exceptions and/or disputes are resolved in a timely manner and according to policy

Support in providing Vendor payment information to the rest of the business when requested

4. General duties

Required to work to strict local and global deadlines

Provide general support to other Shared Service departments as required

Whilst Accounts Payable related activities are the primary focus of this role, the incumbent will also be involved in some general administrative duties and support functions for the rest of the business on request

5. Support Improvement Initiatives

Participate in improvement initiatives assigned by the Accounts Payable Team Leader

Proactively identify and propose potential improvements in all tasks and processes, such as ways to automate tasks and in making processes more efficient

Participate in ad hoc projects and other tasks as assigned by the Accounts Payable Team Leader

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum Bachelor Degree in Accounting required

Good level of English, written and spoken

At least 3-5 years recent and relevant experience in Accounts Payable with a thorough understanding of Accounts Payable processes

The following personal attributes: self-motivated; good attention to detail; capable of making decisions; good communication skills; and ability to meet deadlines with minimum supervision

Experience with SAP or a similar ERP system

Proficiency in MS Office Suite, in particular, Excel and Word

Experience with OpenText VIM and/or other modern finance tools such as Blackline is desirable

Additional Information

Career Level
Middle
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
3 years
Job Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Bridgestone is establishing a Shared Service Centre in Thailand to support various group companies located in the Asia Pacific region.  In addition to performing assigned accounting activities, the Service Centre will undertake ongoing initiatives to improve the quality and efficiency of it’s services, such as by incorporating best practices into it’s processes and utilizing new technologies.

We are looking for new potential member who meet with our Bridgestone Behavior (TRACE)

1)       Transparency (T) >>Act ethically with integrity in all work responsibilities and share candidly the thoughts with Clear, Open and Honest.

2)       Respect (R) >>Care for fundamental human rights, show courtesy, value diversity & different points of view and demonstrate mutual trust in our day-to-day interactions with each other.

3)       Accountability (A) >>Take pride and ownership with also behave proactively and fully engaged in taking actions to deliver on our promises and provide the best quality in work.

4)       Collaboration (C) >>Work with others as a team and support each other with the power of diversity and display unity of vision with also complement others with ideas and skills to achieve our business goals with pride and enthusiasm.

5)       Embrace Change (E) >>Be constantly willing to adapt and promote positive change and see them as opportunities to meet the needs of our customers with also recognize that without the change, without the improvement.   

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