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Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Posted on Feb 6, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For our client in Basel we are looking for Senior Accounts Payable Specialist for a 6 months project

Job Title: Senior Accounts Payable Specialist
Start: ASAP
Duration: 6 months

Location: Basel

Workload: 100%

The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist manages the processes, ensuring quality and effectiveness of the processes, securing company assets by applying tight controls in the financial transactions, while providing accurate financial information and timely reporting of balances. This role ensures that systems and documentation are in place and actively contributes continuous improvement projects to provide highly effective and efficient end-to-end processes.

  • Provides services at expected levels with a clear customer service and escalates exceptions
  • Interacts proactively with all functional areas of the FSC, NGSC and TCS to ensure appropriate accounting, financial reporting and provide seamless service
  • Ensures the measurement and delivery of service levels and KPI targets
  • Coordinates the P2P functional relationship with BPAs, CFOs, GL Manager and other Key internal/external stakeholders for entities under responsibility (Business Partner)
  • Leads continuous improvement, process changes to have an efficient and effective process
  • Actively support FSC/NGSC/TCS working style being inclusive, proactive, respectful, and results driven
  • Participates and assists in driving the knowledge management process including the development of user manuals, knowledge bases, FAQs, etc
  • Strengthen the relationship and leverage on Cross divisional standardization opportunities
  • Coordinates stream operations, ensuring distribution of workload and prioritization squeme
  • Coordinates optimization of process oriented model
  • Actively support FSC/NGSC/TCS working style
  • Inclusive, proactive, result-oriented and customer-focused attitude, while driving continuous improvement and change Measure and manage the workforce to cultivate a business partnership culture and a professional environment

Essential requirements (Relevant Experience)

  • Degree in finance and/or accounting or relevant experience
  • 2-4 years' experience in finance/SAP ECC Knowledge
  • Languages: EN, DE (as a plus: FR)


  • Ability to organize and manage high workload
  • Strong analytical skills, showing good problem identification and resolution skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively in a multi -national organization

For further details please contact Aleksandra Kalicka:

e-mail: (see below)

Reference: 839271531

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