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Accounts Payable Accountant with French

Hays Czech Republic, s.r.o.

Place of work
Českomoravská, Prague 9, Czechia
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 40 000 Kč/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Job summary
Provide Accounts Payable support to our Global Business Services in Prague. The role includes processing of invoices, processing of payments, processing travel expenses, and handling of external and internal vendor correspondence.

Key responsibilities:
• Code and process invoices and match invoices to purchase orders
• Ensure all AP records follow applicable company and accounting policies
• Resolve all invoice / purchase order discrepancies
• Prepare payments to suppliers according to agreed schedule
• Where designated, maintain correspondence with vendors and respond to inquiries
• Review and approve travel expenses in accordance with legislation and internal policies
• Process other Travel & Entertainment related tasks
• Create/Maintain Vendor Master Data requests as per agreed process
• Participate in special projects by supporting management and the project team in various tasks
• Engage in process improvement initiatives
• Actively participate in training programs
• Willingness to work a flexible schedule if required

Minimum Qualifications:
• 2-3 years of experience in a finance and AP accounting department using SAP
• French at min B2 level is a must
• Degree or diploma in finance/accounting and applicable knowledge and understanding of general accounting principles.
• Strong technology skills, including PC and Web-based applications with a working knowledge/understanding of business finance system platforms (e.g., Excel, SAP, Concur as advantage etc.)
• Accuracy and excellent attention to details.
• Proficiency in both written and spoken English is required

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or similar field preferred
• Experience with AP in shared service center environments preferred
• Must be a strong team player, highly motivated, and eager to learn, “can do” attitude, detail oriented
• Able to work under pressure during peak periods
• Ability to set priorities and work with structure
• Ability to work independently, identify problems, and propose solutions
• Ability to communicate well with internal and external parties

Employee perks, benefits

Salary 40-45k and other benefits are matter of course.

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Advertising and market research

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and French - Advanced (C1)


Brief description of the company

Hays is a global leader in specialist recruitment, placing professional candidates in permanent and interim jobs.

The company is a holder of a licence to offer recruitment services.

Company address

Hays Czech Republic, s.r.o.
Olivova 4/2096
110 00 Praha 1
ID: 4145193  Dátum zverejnenia: 19.8.2021  Spodná hranica mzdy (brutto): 40 000 Kč/month