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Italian Speaker Team Leader

Introduction

You will be responsible for the management and efficient operation of the Accounts Payable team to ensure the timely and accurate processing and payment of supplier invoices and employee T&E expenses, providing an effective service on behalf of all The „client” businesses according to legal and statutory requirements, agreed company processes and Service Level Agreements. Including People management: coaching and evaluating team members performance and guide them in their career.

Working closely with the AP Manager and Team Members in the management and efficient operation of the Accounts Payable team to ensure the timely and accurate processing and payment of supplier invoices and employee T&E expenses, providing an effective service on behalf of all The „client” businesses according to legal and statutory requirements, agreed company processes and Service Level Agreements. Including People management: coaching and evaluating team members performance and guide them in their career.

Function

  • Support the AP Manager in monitoring and addressing any under-performance and attendance issues within the AP team

  • Ensure and if necessary, provide cover to maintain acceptable service levels for all business units during any periods of sickness, holidays and vacancies within the AP Team

  • Monitor and manage the performance and efficiency of the AP function through the preparation and publication of monthly Key Performance Indicators, ensuring regular review and initiating process changes and improvements as necessary to improve performance and efficiency

  • Through own behaviour, coaching and feedback, demonstrate and promote a “client service” approach within the AP team

  • Act as deputy for the AP Manager during any absence to provide cover for payment approval and other duties as required

  • Providing regular feedback for the team and complete Global Speed appraisals every half year

    Business Partnership

  • Foster and maintain good business relationships with local teams and suppliers to ensure credit worthiness

  • Share knowledge and contribute information with peers and local country finance personnel as necessary

  • Drive and actively contribute to internal communication

    Training/ Improvement of the team

  • Work with and through the AP Team to ensure that all AP Team Members are adequately trained and receive coaching in the use of the appropriate processes, systems and tools to achieve the desired service levels and efficiency

  • Engage in the recruitment and selection of AP Team Members, ensuring that all new staff receives the required level of induction and training within the defined timeframes

  • Implement actions to decrease attrition within the team

  • Cross train and rotate team associates based on their own and/or business related requirements

    Reporting

  • Support the AP Manager in various business projects, including Sarbanes Oxley compliance and process improvement initiatives

  • Ensure that monthly reconciliations and related accounting routines – including aging debtor and debit balance reviews – are completed within required timeframes and that appropriate controls are maintained, resolving queries and recommending changes as necessary

  • Support the AP Manager in monthly reporting towards various business stakeholders

    Participating in weekly calls with local teams and accomplish necessary analysis on the issues before and after the calls


Requirements

    Required:

    Support the AP Manager in monthly reporting towards various business stakeholders

    Participating in weekly calls with local teams and accomplish necessary analysis on the issues before and after the calls

  • Prior Accounts Payable experience, 3-5 years preferably

  • Italian language profifciency

  • Experience in directly managing a team would be desirable

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Accounts Payable fundamentals, concepts, processes and best-practices is essential

  • Keeps updated on financial practices and processes generally

  • Experience directly managing a team would be desirable, potential to do so is essential

  • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and resolve problems in a “client-focused” fashion

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools (Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Offer

    WHAT DO WE OFFER?

    In our Shared Service Center you can taste the world by working together with more than 90 nationalities. As part of the Tata Group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 450,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries.


    This position belongs to the BPS (Business Process Solutions) unit. This unit is helping enterprises achieve significant and sustained business outcomes by leveraging our deep domain expertise and operations.

    As a future TCSer, you will be provided with:

    • A career path that will allow you to become a Subject Matter Expert
    • The opportunity to work on different Finance and Accounting (F&A) management processes across different industries
    • Get trained on various competencies and skills
    • A great diversity of cultures
    • Language courses and training
    • On-site relax & gym rooms
    • Volunteering, sport and employee events

Information

Victoria Bernal Rivera

Sourcing Specialist – Talent Acquisition Group

Email: victoria.b1@tcs.com

Cell: +36 30 198 8648


Application

Victoria Bernal Rivera

Sourcing Specialist – Talent Acquisition Group

Email: victoria.b1@tcs.com

Cell: +36 30 198 8648