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Accounts Payable Senior Lead

WeWork India

WeWork India

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Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Accounts Payable Senior Lead (EMEA & APAC) | London

About Us

At WeWork, we provide inspiring and flexible workplace solutions to help businesses – small, medium, or large – thrive in more than 150 cities globally. The future of work is happening right now, and we are leading this moment. United by a common purpose, here we will empower tomorrow’s world at work. Join us on our journey as we give our members the freedom and support to push boundaries in their industries, and work to redefine our own.

About the Role

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years Accounts Payable experience and have

worked for a multi-national, matrixed organisation.


  • Own the sub-regional AP ledger by enforcing timely and accurate inputs to and outputs from the AP process. Endeavour to ensure completeness and high-quality processing/reporting in addition to trigour in statement reconciliations across key vendors. Act as the POC for regional AP matters

  • Manage the overall relationship with the outsourced provider across the delivery centres for the benefit of the whole EMEA region. Individual will be responsible for measuring and monitoring performance on manual activity carried out by provider, identifying and rectifying problem areas in delivery, harmonising performance across centres and supporting with any transition activities where relevant

  • Manage automated processing channels serving the EMEA region by measuring/monitoring stability, facilitating resolutions to escalations and problem- solving on more complex and pervasive issues. Assist with the rollout of new automated channels

  • Contribute to ongoing process and system improvement initiatives focussed on streamlining the P2P function and improving financial data

  • Support in regular analysis of performance to identify opportunity areas for improvements and cost reduction

  • Serve as the main point of contact for buyers within the region on invoice & payment queries, providing guidance on query status and dealing with escalations to ensure continuity of service from supplier

  • Work with the global AP team and transformation manager on process improvements

  • Coach/mentor other members of the team to uplift overall performance

  • Take an active role in people engagement activities for the whole Global Business

  • Services International team

About you

  • 5+ years’ experience in an Accounts Payable role; ideally in a hyper growth, multi- currency, global environment

  • Experience working across time zones, with different cultures and languages

  • Good communicator who can build collaborative relationships across functions and levels

  • Ability to multi-task and work with urgency to deliver

  • Resilient personality that can work at ease in a high-paced environment, is methodical, diligent, accurate and comfortable with taking ownership

  • Comfortable in an environment of continuous improvement; able to adapt regularly to change

About WeWork

Being a WeWork employee is more than just a job. We believe the magic of work is sparked by the passion you bring, the places you go, the people you meet and the purpose you follow. And it starts here. Here you will brush shoulders with those who dare to dream and do. Here you will be welcomed by a diverse community that embraces and inspires you—because together we can achieve more. Here we challenge ideas and explore new ways of getting things done. Whether you are part of our Employee Community Groups, or part of a global project, we ask you to bring your open-minded attitude and collaborative spirit. In return, you will be part of a team where your unique perspectives are celebrated.

WeWork is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil status, pregnancy (or pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression, transgender status or gender reassignment, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including genetic testing and characteristics), military or veteran status, or any other grounds or characteristic that is protected under the law.

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