Associate Accounts Payable Analyst

Published
February 19, 2024
Location
Quedgeley

Description

ssociate Account Payable Analyst (French speaking) Fixed term contract until end of September 2024- Immediate start available Annual Salary up to £31,250 subject to skills and experience plus other benefits Hybrid working with minimum of 2 days per week working from our office in Quedgeley, GloucesterIt's an exciting time to join Kohler Co., with over 30 diverse brands in 50+ countries, we are continuing to experience significant growth and re-investment into our privately owned, $7 billion business.We are looking for an Associate Accounts Payable Analyst (French speaking) to be responsible for all AP Activity that requires regional language – French. It’s a crucial role to handle complex queries, non-standard invoice processing, and associated supplier enquiries, for businesses throughout Kohler EMEA regions where French language skills are required.A key focus of the role will be to provide excellent customer service to all customers, internal and external, including close collaboration with our global shared services centre (SSC) in India.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure that the AP Queues are managed effectively for AP Tasks that require local language capability – ie. Manual Queue for France. Respond to all French queries either by phone or by e-mail. Complete supplier statement reconciliations for highly complex or critical suppliers Process adhoc/manual payment requests and liaise with the Treasury team to ensure prompt and accurate payment Ad hoc duties (including projects) as required to assist the Global AP Teams Support the Global SSC Team from within the region Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency Assist in annual UAT and regression testing for current and new projects Resolve and clearing of direct debit vendor accounts. Processing down payments and clearing vendor accounts Coordinate with Global SSC team, EMEA business team and suppliers to get issues resolved timelyEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS• At least 2-3 years’ experience in Accounts Payable.• Ideally you have an awareness of Accounts Payable practices across different countries (ie compliance) • Good knowledge of ERP systems, i.e. SAP preferable but not essential.• Confidence in system utilisation and process improvements • Strong customer service skills, with a proactive approach to resolving issues • Exemplary communication skills – both written and spoken in English and French • Experience of working in a team, ideally in a Shared Service environment • Experience working on OCR software and automation • Ability to work on own initiative, with excellent time management skillsWhy Work at Kohler? Kohler’s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, bonus, health plan, pension and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth!About Us At our EMEA Corporate Services we support Kohler businesses in our region, we have an excellent team of dedicated associates focused on delivering exceptional customer service and ensuring every interaction is a genuine, positive and rewarding experience for both our internal and external customers.We represent the Corporate Functions found in Kohler, Wisconsin here in the EMEA region – Finance, Tax, IT, Internal Audit, Procurement, Regional Operations for Global Shared Services, Environment Health & Safety, Legal, & HR.We all pride ourselves on adding value to the Kohler businesses we support in the region and work closely with our Kohler Corporate colleagues in Wisconsin on global initiatives and projects. Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com/careers. You can also find out more about our operating philosophy, Believing in Better here Kohler is an equal opportunity employer. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status or race.If, as an individual with a disability, you require any adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact the HR department through talentacquisitionuk@kohler.com Note for Recruitment Agencies – the Kohler Talent Acquisition team is responsible for managing all current vacancies through direct hiring and referrals wherever possible. We do work with recruitment agencies and where we require external support we will formally release those vacancies to the agencies on our Preferred Supplier List deemed best placed to assist us. Speculative CVs sent by any agency to Kohler Co. without a specific request by our Talent Acquisition Team will not be accepted and with no introduction fee applicable.#LI-hybrid#AH

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