• Accounts Receivable Team Leader Accountant Lisbon
  • Airbus in Lisbon, , Portugal
  • jobs
  • 6 days ago

jobs description

We are now looking for an Accounts Receivable Team Leader for our Airbus GBS team.

Responsibilities - your mission
• Represent Accounts Receivable in company wide initiatives;
• Lead the Airbus Commercial Accounts Receivable department which includes:
• Manage 15 Airbus Commercial Companies in 4 countries
• Accountable for the Order to Cash Process in those companies from the Invoice creation to the correct cash collection and allocation of the sales revenues (Over 40bn€ in scope)
• Sharing the strategic purpose and vision
• Engaging the team members
• Ensuring commitment on deliverables
• Ensuring that resources are available to allow each Team Member to reach its objectives
• Establishing and monitoring KPIs
• Accountable for accurate Customer Accounting / Balance Sheet in accordance with IFRS15 & Accounting rules
• Perform the administrative tasks of the respective process.
• Contribute to the Financial Statements elaboration.
• Ensure compliance with the legal regulations, the... accounting rules and the internal controls, following the standards and procedures defined by the Group experts and process managers.
• Define the accounting structure and principles for general accounting and other financial and administrative transactions related to Accounts Receivable process and support the harmonization between the different legal entities of the scope.
• Propose continuous improvement actions on Accounts Receivable process and systems.
Detailed tasks In priority
• Allocate the Incoming payments to the invoices manually or through electronic tools.
At a second stage following Shared Services Center growth:
• Creation and modification of customer master data.
• Customer contract analysis and register them in SAP, including data creation and modification.
• Issue commercial delivery invoices, credit notes and advanced payments invoices according to legal, accounting and tax rules.
• Send the invoices to the customer, including additional documentation for the
• Get and verify external documentation like Airway Bill, Bill of Lading, Transfer of Title, Customer ́s certificates, and others.
• Analyze and prepare the debtor's statement of account.
• Send to the customer reconciliation debt letters monthly.
• Collaborate with business in the customer dunning process attending different debt committees and supplying debts reports.
• Customer bad debt analysis (including documentation), post bad debt provision when appropriate. Customers Writeoff postings
• Analysis of Balance Sheet related accounts (Receivables, advanced payments)
• Prepare ageing report and sending it to the Business
• Support to the different audit process
• KPIs elaboration
• Application of internal controls in the transactions' postings
• Other Reports
• Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Accounting / Business Admin / Contractual role
• Capacity to manage team between 6 to 10 people
• Order to Cash Understanding
• Very strong stakeholder management & communication skills
• Give meaning, transform company/department strategy into clear guidance and operational objectives
• Commercial Contract Understanding
• Basic EU Tax awareness
• Project Management knowledge
• Capacity to lead and implement permanent improvement plan
• Capacity to implement all necessary measures to cope with internal controls
• Capacity to deal with complex accounting topics
• Capacity to define representative KPIs, interpret KPIs trends, propose and implement corrective measures
• Accounting transactions and closing
• Advanced Level
• Internal Financial Control Standards
• Advanced Level
• Accounting Systems (SAP)
• Advanced Level
• Lean principles for process continuous improvement
• Capacity to understand customer mindset and to translate in concrete actions
• IFRS and accounting processes
• Autonomous Level
• Capacity to interact and influence with various customers from different locations (US/Europe)
• Good understanding of internal controls principles
• Language Requirements
• English Negotiation Level, any other language (French, German, Spanish) would be a plus

Benefits - what's in it for you
• Diverse career opportunities within Airbus European core countries or in other regions around the world.
• A hybrid working model, allowing you to combine onsite and offsite work.
• A modern office at Parque das Nacoes, well connected to public transportation.
• A motivated and fun crew to grow and build and shape the GBS together.
• An intense and exciting onboarding experience.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Airbus Portugal SA

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Transactional Accounting

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