General Information

Job Title
Accounting Team Leader AP / T&E with German
Job ID
Employment Type
Permanent Full-Time

Description & Requirements

Bain & Company is recognized as one of the top international management consultancy firms. We assist major corporations worldwide with strategy formulation, acquisitions, organizational design and performance improvement. In 2015, Bain & Company opened the Global Business Services (GBS) Center in Warsaw, in order to provide the best-in-class internal support, efficiently and professionally, to both leadership and consulting teams in Bain offices across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Based in our Global Business Services office in Warsaw, Team Leader, EMEA AP & TE team will be responsible for leading an accounting team and providing high quality finance services (Accounts Payable and Travel&Expense) for Bain’s entities. 

Working closely with EMEA AP & TE department Senior Manager his role will include the following responsibilities: 

Finance Operations and Team Delivery (70 %)
  • Monitor service level for supported region and drive execution of action plans, when required
  • Lead regular team meetings and provide two-way communication between the team and the Senior Finance and GBS Leadership 
  • Set-up and monitor quality control processes to ensure “zero-defect” attitude for the supervised Regional Finance team operations
  • Ensure expenses are accurately recorded and paid timely
  • Ensure any reconciling items are addressed timely 
  • Ensure monthly close deadlines are met
Leading the Team (6-8 people) (20%)
  • Manage performance by setting clear goals and KPIs and supportive development plans
  • Maintain continues improvement approach within team to enhance lessons learnt, sharing knowledge and best practices for individuals’, team’s and function growth and development
  • Identify new team initiatives needed and implement where beneficial
Client and stakeholder management (10%)
  • Drive a strong service culture within the supervised EMEA AP and TE team and ensure Professional Standards, Operating Principles and Best Demonstrated Practices are understood and applied
  • Monitor service level for the and drive execution of action plans, when required

  • Master’s degree in economics, business or finance & accounting related field
  • At least 4 years of experience in a BPO/SSC environment supporting financial processes, especially AP and/or T&E
  • At least 2 years of experience in Team Management
  • Fluent English and German (at least B2/C1 level)
  • Good accounting knowledge and ability to learn about accounting and Tax rules in supported market 
  • Exceptional time management and attention to detail
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


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