Manager, Payments
Job ID
71965
Posted
08-Jul-2022
Service line
Advisory Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Accounting/Finance
Location(s)
Warsaw - Mazowieckie - Poland

In CBRE Investment Accounting & Reporting Solutions we are looking for a Manager, Accounting (Payments) who is responsible for managing the ongoing financial administration of payment processing on a timely and accurate basis for EMEA operations. You will lead an international team based throughout EMEA which performs and monitors vendor management, invoice processing, payment processing, adherence to client delegations of authority and ongoing process improvements. In addition, you will monitor and address backlogs, manage exceptions, ensure audit compliance, liaise with clients, internal service providers for outsourced services, vendors and internal stakeholders to ensure satisfactory delivery of service across EMEA.


Your main responsibilities will be:


  • Manage the international Payments team in timely and accurate processing of invoices and other payment requests via system workflow
  • Monitor and perform, where necessary, audits on the invoice approval and the payments process to ensure accuracy
  • Oversee and manage automated and manual payment batch process as well as exceptional manual payments in banking/payment platforms
  • Ensure completion of business critical money movement for existing clients
  • Being an escalation point for any issues related to the payment process
  • Responsibility for strict adherence to vendor management processes
  • Ensure ongoing compliance to all (SOC1) audit requirements
  • Prepare and distribute AP Invoice Aging/Status reports
  • Track and monitor flows and exceptions to identify possible improvements
  • Support the process of bank reconciliations
  • Participate and lead project groups as required
  • Manage vendor and client enquiries
  • Communication with internal and external contacts
  • Coordinate and support onboarding tasks that are actioned by the team across multiple clients


What are we looking for?


  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Finance or Economics (or equivalent experience may be considered)
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in the English language
  • Experience in the organization providing financial services for external clients is a plus
  • Stress resistance and ability to work under high time pressure


What can we offer?

  • Permanent position with competitive salary
  • Learning and developing opportunities
  • Thrives in a high-pace environment