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Senior Accounts Payable Accountant - italian or french speaker

kp Business Services

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Job Description

We are looking for Senior Accounts Payable Accountant for our Finance Shared Service Center in Porto. These role is supporting the European business and processing accounts payable activities. Exciting times! We are still building up our team and hence we are able offer roles on different experience levels.


The main tasks and responsibilities include the following
• Handling of processes in accounts payable;
• Receipt and audit of invoice;
• Enter, check and post invoices with and without purchase order;
• Payment of liabilities;
• Reconciliation of yet to be performed payments, execution of payment run and transfer to bank;
• Support in the preparation of financial statements (month, quarter, year);
• Execution of balance reconciliation, Accruals, etc…;
• Account maintenance;
• Processing of Travel & Expenses (T&E);
• Handling of consignment stock clearing process and invoice postings;
• Support intercompany AP reconciliation;
• Participation in project work;
• Handling external and internal queries via email / phone;
• Provide support related to annual and interim audits;
• Perform internal audit & regular controls.


Ideally you bring the following background:

▪ Bachelor or Master degree in Accounting, Finance or comparable

▪ Knowledge of IFRS and ideally good knowledge of accounting standards in European GAAPs

▪ Fluent English spoken and written (mandatory)

▪ Advanced Level of italian or french spoken and written 

▪ Experienced in working with ERP systems

▪ A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in finance and accounting in a manufacturing environment, ideally in a Shared Service Center

▪ Joy in working in a global environment


About kp Business Services

kp is a leading global manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging and special films. We have a clear goal: the sustainable protection of important everyday products. You will find our customers in markets from pharmaceuticals to food and consumer goods. With our film products, we make sure the products last longer and maintain their important properties. With this we significantly contribute to safety, health and consumer satisfaction. We are as dynamic and fast paced as the markets of our customers. Always in motion! Founded in 1965, we now have 32 factories in 18 countries and employ more than 6,400 people worldwide.

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