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AP Transactional Officer with Italian

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

About the assignment 


As a team member of the Invoice to Pay structure, you will have an opportunity to build new finance processes from scratch by taking part in the EMEA region transition. Specialists with the Italian language we are currently looking for will be responsible for executing a specific area and learn better expertise in the Invoice to Pay processes.


What you can learn:


  • how to build a Center of Excellence,
  • cooperate as an expert in an international environment,
  • drive various improvement projects and develop within the internal structure — horizontal and vertical (FP&A, Consolidation & Reporting, people management).




  • Participating in transitions of the Invoice to Pay process and supporting the initiatives that will deliver higher performance and less effort.
  • Supporting change in the area of Invoice to Pay (e.g. preparing documentation, preparing training, providing knowledge transfer etc.).
  • Reviewing all vendor payments in accordance with AkzoNobel payment policies. 
  • Initiating requests for manual or urgent payments in accordance with company policy.
  • Confirming master data details (e.g. approving financial data of suppliers).
  • Providing guidance to the transactional team in complicated incidents in the process.
  • Operationally performing specific purchase-to-pay activities (e.g. reviewing of payment proposals, preparing escalations).

About you


  • Experience in Accounts Payable-related structure. 
  • Very good communication in English and Italian.
  • Great communication skills and an open-minded attitude.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent.
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills (VBA would be a huge asset).
  • Working experience with SAP OpenText would be an asset.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.