Vacancy: Accounts Payable Manager, Breda, Netherlands

Vacancy: Accounts Payable Manager, Breda, Netherlands

Posted on: Aug.16.2021

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As the premier global asset management and disposition company, Ritchie Bros. helps thousands of people around the world buy and sell heavy equipment, trucks, and other assets every month. With our multiple onsite and online selling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros. is trusted worldwide for making buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, and transparent. If you’re an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want you to join our growing team – employed in a wide variety of positions from sales to operations to corporate functions – as we transform the global used equipment market.

We’re looking for a skilled Accountants Payable Manager with strong ability to multi-task to join our result driven team in Breda, NL. This is a full time permanent position and offers many exciting challenges to grow your career


The Opportunity:

The Manager, Accounts Payable EMEA will be the key point of contact for all Accounts Payable related functions for over 30 Ritchie Bros entities within the EMEA region. Responsible for training, leading, managing and supporting a team of 7 Administrators and 2 Reviewers, maximizing individual strengths and promoting a culture of of operational excellence, with continuous improvement of the systems, processes & procedures and performance. In this role you’ll:
-Manage, coach and motivate the accounts payable team.
-Oversee accounts payable work and monitor the consistency of general ledger coding, appropriate signing authority, prompt and accurate payment to vendor.
-Facilitate the Month-end AP close for all EMEA entities.
-Process, coordinate and/or approve all month-end reports, such as R&M report, AP to General ledger reconciliation, AP to PO reconciliation, etc.
-Ensure SOX compliance of systems, processes and procedures while functioning with accuracy and timeliness.
-Provide accounts payable requirements to both internal and external auditors
-Plan and develop systems and procedures to improve the operational quality and efficiency of the department, while keeping the global perspective in the development.
-Ensure training materials are up to date and provide training sessions when required.
-Review, validate and approve Accounts Payable Batches. Ensure accuracy in invoice processing, supplier maintenance and Expense Report Administration.
-Liase with key stakeholders such as Operation managers and other finance managers to resolve issues and improve collaboration and performance.
-Promote a culture of operational excellence where skilled people are motivated and committed to the achievement of the AP Key Performance Indicators targets.
-Exercise ethical and objective judgment skills.

Here’s what you bring:

-A bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field preferred.
-Five or more years of accounting experience.
-Experience with leadership roles and display problem-solving capabilities, preferably on a Shared Services enviroment.
-Solid experience working with ERP systems. Oracle is an asset. Proficiency with Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
-Very good communication skills. English is a must.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships.
-Strong analytical and time management skills.
-Organized, detailed-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
-A solid work ethic, without sacrificing your sense of humor or your ability to have fun on the job.

What We Offer:

Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career – we’ve proven this throughout our 60+ years in business. And, we'll take care of you along the way. Here’s how:
Base salary + performance bonus
Comprehensive medical and dental benefits.
Pension plan and an Employee Share Plan, both with company match.
Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement.


Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating in a multitude of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company’s selling channels include: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; IronPlanet, an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification; MarketPlacee, an online marketplace offering multiple price and timing options; Mascus, a leading European online equipment listing service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privately negotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutions including GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy Auctioneers, and Cat® auctions, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit RitchieBros.com.

Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted. No agency calls, please.

Primary Location: NL-NL-BREDA
Work Locations: Breda Bijster 3 BREDA 4817 HX
Job: Finance and Accounting
Job Posting: Aug 16, 2021, 4:12:02 PM





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