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Accounts Payable Manager

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Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

Company: Digicel


About Digicel


As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.


Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of apps spanning sports, news, local radio and podcasts, TV streaming, enhanced messaging and marketplaces and self-care, Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.


Serving consumer and business customers in 25 markets in the Caribbean and Central America, its investments of over US$5 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 2 million people to date.

With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 5,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.


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Primary objective of the job:


Responsible for leading the Accounts Payable team to deliver the processing of vendor invoices, payment and resolution of queries.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  •  Perform team processes and more complex/sensitive activities
  •  Approve transactions where required
  •  Develop Accounts Payable best practice processes, service measures, targets, goals and strategies
  •  Ensure Accounts payable year-end closing procedures are completed efficiently, accurately and timely
  •  Assume responsibility for the quality of team’s work; assist with the recruiting of new team members
  •  Provide new team members with adequate learning opportunities
  •  Provide ongoing performance management to team
  •  Ensure compliance with accounting principles, SSC standards and SLAs
  •  Recognize and communicate potential issues/risks with team


Academic qualifications and experience required:


  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting, or any other related field
  • Professional accounting qualification
  • Four- Five (4-5) years relevant working experience
  • Previous demonstrable and relevant experience of Source to Pay process, preferably in a BPM/services organisation
  • Multi-country experience or experience in a multinational corporation preferrable
  • Proficient in using ERP systems and MS products, such as Excel and Word 
  • Lean/Six Sigma exposure or equivalent desired
  • Ability to interact with leadership, key stakeholders, employees and suppliers in a professional manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of setting up and/or operating Source to Pay processes in a SSC type environment is desirable


Functional skills and abilities:


  •  Strong fundamental knowledge of accounting and finance, focusing on invoice payment and processing
  •  Strong understanding of Procurement function and operations
  •  Awareness of GAAP and IFRS guidelines and applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures
  •  Ensure that "User Centricity" is at the centre of all interactions with suppliers and internal stakeholders







This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules at all times.

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