Accounts Payable Specialist in Weybridge, Surrey at Royal Caribbean Group

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:
RCL Cruises Ltd has branches throughout Europe, Australia and New Zealand with a turnover last year of $3bn. This position will take full ownership of the Accounts Payable function, supporting the UK & Ireland, Germany, Spain, France & Italy markets, working with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.

This role is not your typical AP job, there will be minimal data entry. Instead the key focus will be liaising with key stakeholders across these international markets to resolve invoicing queries and create regular reports for management. Confident communication will be essential to succeed along with a solid understanding of AP and general finance terminology. A second European language will be a bonus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of data for external reporting with regard to payment practices legislation
  • Monitoring the Invoices In Dispute system and resolving queries with the business and suppliers on a timely basis
  • Partnering other areas of the business to ensure proper information flow and training on corporate policies and procedures covering procurement and payment to suppliers
  • Maintenance and reconciliation of payments cash books for all currencies and companies and preparation of month end journals to general ledger
  • Manage supplier statement reconciliations and resolve resulting issues/queries
  • Preparation of offline payments – ensuring correct communication with appropriate department (Shared Services / Customer Relations / Legal etc)
  • Perform certain supplier reconciliations each month and prepare reports for presentation within the department
  • Ensure effective controls developed and maintained around AP processes
  • Liaise with business to ensure correct procedures followed for Purchase Order and Invoice processing
  • Checking validity and accuracy of uploaded invoices including coding and VAT
  • Performs other duties as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.


Job Requirements

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar accounting environment
  • Candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills and be able to work effectively with all levels of management
  • Ideally a good knowledge of accounting principles, including ability to account for transactions in multiple currencies

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