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Accounts Payable Manager - permanent

Fastnet – The Talent Group

  • Cork / Cork city / Nationwide
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 03/07/2012
  • Lydia Falvey
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Permanent position available for an Accounts Payable Manager, MNC / pharma company based in Cork. Min 3-5 years relevant experience required, ideally within a SSC.


Excellent permanent opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Manager to join a progressive MNC / pharma client based in Cork.

Reporting to the Associate Director, this position will be responsible for the successful operation of a large PTP SSC team.



  • Management of a large accounts payable team.
  • Manage the overall process effectively, reporting KPI's and enhancing the effectiveness of the process.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Recruitment, training and development of staff, including performance management and coaching.
  • Contributing to global AP project and process reviews, including supporting the roll-out of system implementations and upgrades.
  • Develop and consistently meet relevant service level targets for all major processes.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation and adherence to all internal controls as required.
  • Support month-end close process.
  • Ensure all deadlines are met, including strict reporting deadlines.
  • Support the GL accounting team in the completion of statutory compliance function and liaise with external auditors where necessary
  • Acts as an assistant and back-up resource to the Associate Director PTP.



  • 3rd level Accounting, Finance / Business degree or eqivalent.
  • Part-qualified or Qualified accountant.
  • Min 3-5 yrs experience as an accounts payable manager, ideally within a MNC / SSC environment.
  • Strong people management experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • SOX Compliance experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Strong project management skills, capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Capable of working well under pressure.
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis


If you are interested in this position please send your CV to or phone Lydia on 021 4509200 for a confidential discussion about this position.


Fastnet Recruitment has a strict confidentiality policy - please be assured that your details will never be forwarded to any third party without your consent.

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