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Accounts Payable Teamleader

  • Location: Belgium, Mechelen
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 02/03/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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Role Purpose

The role holder has responsibility for the largest part of the AP operational activities  as part of the PtP process. Role holder needs to make sure that vendor invoice processing, approval flow and ERS runs for all Borealis’ European subsidiaries is executed in an efficiently, timely & qualitative way and compliant to the Borealis processes.

He/she also has the people management responsibility for the AP Accounting teams. The TL ensures that together with the Group payables manager Smart KPI’s are setup and does the necessary to assure that efforts are taken by the team to deliver on the targets. Key deliverable is a good organisation of the work amongst the AP teammembers to assure accurate and timely invoice processing within the given guidelines of the AP Accounting cookbook. He or she takes responsibility to use his or her experience to lead, steer, develop and help AP Accounting  teammembers.

He/she takes an active role in bringing forward to the AP procesleader potential process and tool improvements and challenging suggested process and tool adaptations. Leading and/or participation in projects, reporting activities and ad-hoc assignments is an integral part of the role.

He/she takes responsibility to interact with  relevant stakeholders or internal interfaces primarly within the PtP process.



  • Ensure efficient process with timely processing & payment in qualitative way
  • Ensure compliance to policies and practices that are applicable throughout the company
  • Follow-up daily progress reports, analysis of  non-compliant invoices/FI invoices, taking corrective actions, reports on overdues on, etc.
  • Group AP reporting end responsibility
  • Participate  in key projects to ensure continuous improvement of the AP process, procedures, tools and organisation structure
  • Ensure that the AP Accounting team follows the relevant Borealis procedures and processes and respond to any question related to these.
  • Supervise and promote HSE behaviour and assure responsibility for HSE matters within the team
  • Ensure communication shared within and across functions and organisations
  • Cooperate with manager and AP Administrationn teamleader and AP procesleader to set up, monitor and analyse KPI targets
  • Act as back-up manager upon request, including delegation of authority

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in AP area, ideally with an overall PtP mindset
  • Good knowledge and experience with relevant IT applications such as Microsoft Office, SAP: FI & MM module.
  • Good communication and facilitation skills
  • Service minded
  • Data interpretation & validation
  • Broad understanding of all Borealis processes and businesses
  • Project management
  • Strong people management experience with bigger teams
  • Sets direction, engages, inspires people and applies consequences when necessary
  • Excellent coaching and communication skills



  • Expertise
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Integrity
  • Relationship Building
  • Teamleadership
  • Analythical thinking

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+32 15479008
Sarah Van Den Bulck