Accounts Payable Specialist

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Application deadline 22 days ago: Thursday 28 Mar 2024 at 23:59 UTC

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This is a temporary fixed-term position until the end of August 2025.

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.

The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Why we are recruiting

To face business’ growth, the Accounts Payable team needs additional resources to maintain and guarantee its high level of service.

Reporting Lines & Interactions

The account payable specialist will be in a team of 8 people and report to the Accounting Lead.

As part of these functions, the candidate will be required to work with internal stakeholders such as the budget responsible as well as external third parties such as suppliers and banks.

Breakdown of main responsibilities

  • Management of Account payables

    • Invoices checking
    • Invoices approval follow-up
    • Financial & Analytical codification
    • Invoices recording
    • Management due payables
    • Prepare payment proposal
    • Maintain a good working relationship with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Manage Travel & Expenses (Concur)

    • Support staff members for Travel & Expenses
    • Daily support on basic admin tasks
    • Daily support on checking Travel & Expenses entries and manage booking
  • Contribute to prepare monthly/quarterly/yearly financials closings

    • Relative balance sheet accounts reconciliation

The successful candidate will be assessed on

  • Quality of booking (no. of errors, etc…)
  • Volume managed (no. of invoices booked, email response, etc…)
  • Relationship with stakeholders (internal and external feedback)
  • Contribution to specific projects (proactivity, involvement, solution oriented, etc…)

Preferred Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor in Finance or Brevet Federal (even in progress)
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in financial accounting
  • Good knowledge in cost accounting and Swiss VAT
  • Fluent spoken and written English and French is a must
  • Excellent IT commands (MS Office, Financial Force, Concur)
  • Strong organizational skills

Why work at the Forum:

The Forum believes that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas, and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change!

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