Accounts Payable Specialist

3-5 years
a month ago 45 Applied
Job Description

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Specialist will handle and process AP invoices for the region and provide support to reach the P2P team objectives. The AP Specialist will maintain SAP module information and drive AP projects and process improvement initiatives. The AP Specialist will also drive audit communication with internal and external teams and support the team with solving more complex tasks.

Your Role

  • Validate, approve and post PO and non-PO invoices Calculate VAT, tax and withholding tax.
  • Check and verify supplier documentation for compliance with country legal & tax requirements.
  • Pay vendors by scheduling payment runs.
  • Respond to all vendor enquiries regarding finance and manage exceptions.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders, including vendors, facilities and colleagues.
  • Handle complex issues escalated from analyst level. Escalate it to coordinator level in case no resolution.
  • Provide support to P2P team objective.
  • Suggest process improvements where possible.
  • Other duties as ordered by the direct manager.
  • Lead different projects for accounts payable defined by coordinator/supervisor/operational lead.
  • Resolve issues, serve as a resource in troubleshooting complex matters and ensuring that problems are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and develop new employees.
  • Ensure company policies, processes, and procedures are clearly defined, updated and documented.
  • Drive communication with internal audit teams and external audit companies.
  • Maintain a relationship with procurement, logistics and customer service teams.
  • Continue to improve the payment process.

Job Requirements

What you Bring to IFF

  • College graduate or bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or Accounting professional equivalent. Background of study abroad is much preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Accounts Payables area.
  • SAP and Business Warehouse knowledge is preferred.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Power Point and email programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are a must.
  • Good command of other language(s) is considered a plus.
  • A good understanding of general accounting processes.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining accuracy and providing top notch customer service.
  • Being a team player with a can-do-mentality.
  • Critical thinking is a must.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma is advantageous.

Our Team
IFF is a global creator and manufacturer of scent, taste, nutrition, and biosciences solutions that puts the needs of our people, customers, and communities at the heart of what we do.

Our Global Shared Services (GSS) team is building a leading organization rooted in a culture of continuous improvement, clean process design, and adoption of the latest technology and automation innovations. You'll join a team of agile, customer-focused thinkers who collaboratively solve difficult business problems and manage the core data IFF executives need to make key business decisions.

What We Offer
We recognize that being a changemaker requires effort and determination, which is why our compensation packages recognize the value you bring to IFF.

Diverse and inclusive Culture - We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone is welcomed and empowered to succeed.
Continuous Learning - We believe in the power of our people and allowing them to grow.
Career Development - Our environment is designed to allow IFFers to learn, experiment, and design their own futures.
Technology - We provide the tools and training needed to stay on the leading edge of technology and automation innovation.
Flexibility - We'll give you the resources and time to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are a global leader in taste, scent, and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex, or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic selves to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. To learn more visit



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International Flavors & Fragrances is an American corporation that creates and manufactures food, beverage, health & biosciences, scent and pharma solutions, and complementary adjacent products, including cosmetic active and natural health ingredients, which are used in a wide variety of consumer products.

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