Accounts Payable Accounting Lead

Job Description

Required Skills




Chemours is seeking an Account Payable Accounting Lead to join our growing Procurement team! This position will report directly to the Accounts Payable Leader at our Gijn, Asturias location.

This role will have the responsibility to manage and coordinate accounting activities related to the accounts payable process, including collaborating closely with the outsourced service provider (based in Gurgaon) that performs day-to-day accounts payable processing activities and the Finance


Key Job Responsibilities:

The primary point of contact and liaison between the Accounts Payable (AP) function and the Finance function related to accounting activities in accounts payable

Provides accounting input to AP policies and maintains accounting policies and procedure documentation for accounts payable accounting activities

Defines requirements and oversees the maintenance of the finance master data for accounts payable-related areas (general ledger accounts, cost centers, etc.)

Service delivery oversight of outsourced service provider executing the accounts payable accounting and reconciliation process ensuring the work is executed accurately, timely, and in line with internal controls and accounting policy.

Provides support during the pre-close and month/quarter-end close activities to ensure accurate reporting of accounts payable, vendor and received not billed balances

2nd level review of account reconciliations prepared by the outsourced service provider

Act as the global process owner for reconciliations of accounts payable accounts executed by Chemours and the outsourced provider including ownership of desktop procedures and training.

Supports global consolidated and local statutory financial statement audit requirements

Collaborates with the outsource service provider teams and Controllership team on continuous improvement or other special projects to ensure financial accounting and control considerations are raised and addressed.

Provide technical accounting expertise to other source to pay process areas when changing or implementing new processes that have an accounting impact.

Required Capabilities: Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar relevant field

Six or more years of total accounting/auditing experience

Detailed knowledge of the accounts payable process and related accounting activities

Experience working across various jurisdictions and time zones

Works independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Familiarity with an outsourced service provider environment

Ability to work and collaborate with teams working in various locations / remotely

Experience with service level agreements and related compliance monitoring

Desired capabilities: Qualified Chartered Accountant

Ability to exercise professional judgment and provide recommendations for solutions using strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Ability to establish and manage AP accounting processes and related internal controls

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