Account Payable Expert, speaking (near) native level German

Finance / Accounting


This position will be mainly dealing with day to day Account Payable activities such as coding invoices, making payments and processing expense reports. This role will also include Account Payable month end close activities and reconciliations for all entities managed in the Shared Service Centre. You will report directly to the SSC AP Manager.

• You process supplier invoices accurately and in a timely manner;
• You make sure that payments are processed and you ensure invoices are paid as per agreed terms;
• You provide excellent supplier and internal support experience;
• In accounts payable you will be working cross-functional on case resolution;• You reconcile appropriate AP accounts in a timely manner and follow month end checklist and ensures all task are done accurately as per timeline;
• You also provide support with operational metrics reporting;• You assists with external and internal audits (when needed) and support additional requirements and ad hoc requests as assigned.


• You are fluent in English in word an speech and have an (near) native knowledge of the German language;
• MBO / Middle professional Education;
• Two to five years working experience in Accounts Payable, preferably in a Shared Service Centre;
• ERP system experience (SAP experience is big plus);
• Advanced Excel.

Furthermore you have:
• You are able to identify process improvement opportunities;
• You have a good business understanding meaning that what you do impacts other departments;
• Good written and verbal communication skills;
• You can work independently but also have a team-spirit.
About the company:
The office of our client is growing rapidly in Amersfoort. Because of that they are recruiting for multiple positions, mainly within the finance department. To further support the set-up and success of the finance shared service center, we focus to find candidates for the position of Account Payable Expert (focusing on the German clients).