Accounts Payable (AP) Team Lead

Are you inspired by “what’s next”? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Role

  • Promote the standardization of processes
  • Make sure the team is improving consistently
  • Ensure audit compliant process execution based on existing framework
  • Actively participate in CI & LEAN process improvement projects, generate/collect ideas and develop processes to improve team performance and morale
  • Monitoring the team member’s KPI’s and performance and reporting to the line manager
  • Resolve escalated issues
  • Active participation in monthly, quarterly and yearly closing activities
  • Performance management: Managing the team through performance monitoring, providing necessary trainings, coaching and regular feedbacks
  • Recruiting and on-boarding new comers, identifying individual talent and executing retention plan
  • Setting up clear expectations and goals, with desired behaviors for team members
  • Being the first point of contact for key stakeholders, building a strong collaborative relationship with them
  • Carrying out regular operational reviews with stakeholders
  • Maintaining full and timely transparency on customer issues and backlogs, escalations
  • Create an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort both with team members, pears and supervisors.
  • Provide the team with a vision of the project objectives
  • Motivate and inspire team members
  • Lead by setting a good example (role model) – behavior consistent with words
  • Coach and help develop team members; help resolve dysfunctional behavior
  • Facilitate problem solving and collaboration
  • Strive for team consensus and win-win agreements
  • Ensure discussions and decisions lead toward closure
  • Maintain healthy group dynamics
  • Intervene when necessary to aid the group in resolving issues
  • Assure that the team members have the necessary education and training to effectively participate on the team
  • Encourage creativity, excellent customer service and constant improvement; foster proactive behaviour
  • Recognize and celebrate team and team member accomplishments and exceptional performance
  • Build and manage employee capacity, support their professional development, review and assess performance, and enable employees to optimize their contribution to the department


  • Holding a University or College Degree 
  • Excellent English language skills 
  • German or Spanish language skills is an advantage
  • 5 year of experience in AP/ P2P/ S2P processes preferably at an SSC 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent communication skills & team player attitude 
  • Excellent problem solving skills/ analytical abilities 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment 
  • Accountable, focused, precise 
  • Continuous improvement mindset 
  • Excellent customer service skills and strong business understanding 
  • Ability to work under pressure, to prioritize tasks 
  • Ability to manage senior stakeholders (Finance Managers, global business Process Owners, etc.) 
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to drive operational excellence 
  • Agile mindset in ambiguous situations
  • SAP (S/4) knowledge is an advantage


  • Finance, Accounting
  • Accounting
  • Head of Finances, Accounting Manager
  • Business Supporting Centres
  • Financial Support

How to apply/ contact information:

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