Accounts Payable Specialist (AP)

Permanent employment / Barcelona, Spain

Accountant Payable Specialist (AP)

Description

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals - mainly derived from calcium carbonate, dolomite, and perlite - and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 160 locations in over 50 countries with 9,000 employees.

In Barcelona, the global business service provides financial support to more than 18 countries. Specifically, the Accounts Payable department is responsible for processing vendor invoices and queries in line with established service-level agreements to ensure timely payments and accurate financial reporting. We aim to establish a strong and mutually beneficial professional relationship with our business partners and other financial departments.

Job main responsibilities

  • Be in charge of validating and posting invoices following company guidelines and processes, fulfilling country legal requirements and controls for the countries assigned.
  • Resolve internal and external queries (payment status, general information, vendor reconciliation)
  • Perform the assigned tasks and work with other streams for month end closing.
  • Provide support and build a professional relationship with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Resolve issues detected in quality controls (e.g. VAT code, currency, legal entity…)

Communication

  • Liaise with countries assigned.
  • Liaise with Invoice to Pay Manager, Team lead and other team members

Candidate profile requirements

​​Education

  • University degree in finance and/or administration (ideal, not a must)

Experience

  • Less than 2 years’ experience in accounting
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP) is a plus

Knowledge and skills

•             Understanding of financial concepts & experience

•             Experience with Invoice Management tools is a plus

Other requirements

  • Fluent in English (C1) good command of both oral & written
  • Native speaker level of one of the following languages: Polish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, or Czech will be a plus

What we offer?

  • 50% Hybrid work model
  • Career development with wide access to professional development tools and trainings
  • Possibility to take part and acquire experience with internal projects for process improvement
  • Language lessons in company
  • Ticket restaurant
  • 30 labor days of holidays
  • Medical insurance 50% subsided by the company for employees and the possibility to integrate family members at a very good price.
  • Open and modern office environment
  • International environment with more than 25 different nationalities

Location

Hybrid and full-time position based in Barcelona.