Team Leader (m/f/d) Accounts PayableOttobrunn, Germany | as soon as possible
Are you looking for a new opportunity that offers meaningful work with true purpose? We would love to welcome you to our multinational team!
Your growth is our growth. We invest in your future by enhancing your skills and abilities through training opportunities and interesting challenges.
At Panasonic, we believe in the power of collaboration - only together can we continue to expand our innovative edge and exceed our customers’ expectations. We are a powerful brand with a rich company culture, based on our 7 principles. It's not just about what we do, but how we do it. To fulfil our social responsibilities, we will continue to do what we have done for over 100 years - to enrich people’s lives at home and at work, and move society forward.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
- Develop and execute a comprehensive global accounts payable strategy, including invoice processing, payment management, vendor relations, and compliance
- Lead initiatives to improve the efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness of accounts payable processes worldwide
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with vendors and suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and resolving payment issues promptly
- Oversee global invoice processing, ensuring invoices are accurately recorded, approved, and paid on time
- Manage payment processes in compliance with financial policies and contractual agreements
- Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations, industry standards, and internal policies, including tax and withholding requirements
- Supervise the processing of employee expense reports, ensuring timely reimbursement and compliance with expense policies
- Lead efforts to automate accounts payable processes, utilizing technology solutions to reduce manual work and enhance control
- Collaborate with procurement, finance, and other departments to streamline the procure-to-pay process and improve overall operational efficiency
- Prepare and present regular accounts payable reports to senior management, highlighting key metrics, trends, and areas for improvement.
- Conduct vendor audits and reviews to ensure compliance with contractual terms and pricing agreements
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
- Extensive experience in global accounts payable management, including vendor relations, invoice processing, and payment management
- Knowledge of relevant legal requirements in this field
- Proven leadership capabilities in guiding, supporting and development your team members
- Strong project management and organizational skills
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
- SAP S/4 HANA experience
- Business fluent command of both German and English
WHAT WE OFFER
- Work in an international corporate environment
- Flexible working time models with regular mobile work and without classic core hours
- 30 days' holiday (plus Christmas and New Year's Eve)
- Access to our training and development opportunities
- An attractive salary package and other benefits
Panasonic is one of the largest and leading electronic product manufacturers in the world. The depth and variety of our research capabilities, manufacturing expertise, high quality and sophisticated products have remained strong since 1918. Our mission is to create the Panasonic business of "tomorrow." By integrating business, technology, and creativity, we will realize ideal lifestyles and societies solving social issues globally. Learn more about Sustainability at Panasonic.
Panasonic Industry Europe GmbH is part of the global Panasonic Group and provides industrial products and services in Europe. Looking back on more than 100 years of engineering know-how in electronics, Panasonic is the right supplier when it comes to engineering expertise combined with solutions competence.
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DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
Fairness and equality are in our DNA. We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace where people feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work. We want to ensure that our people are respected for who they are as individuals, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community. We are committed to promoting inclusion for the success of our business.
Panasonic is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, or any other characteristics.