Accounts Payable Manager

Accounting Santry, Dublin


Position at j2 Cloud Services


J2 Global is looking for an Accounts Payable Manager to join our ever growing finance department and oversee our experienced AP team, based in our Dublin office. It is a great opportunity for an experienced AP Manager that is looking to work in a company and a team that is experiencing growth during an exciting period of change in the Finance organisation.  

The role will present and provide the opportunity to influence team strategy, direct policies, grow team capabilities and manage the function to achieve its full potential.To succeed as an Accounts Payable Manager, you should be focused on optimising department processes and building lasting relationship with others within and outside of the business. You should be knowledgeable, analytical, and decisive with excellent leadership and communication skills.

  • Accounts Payable & Expense BPO/SME for Oracle migration R12 to Fusion Q4 2019
  • Management of Invoice processing, approvals, credit card transactions, refunds, employee expenses, commissions and all related payments for EMEA
  • Building strong relationships with key business stakeholders & Vendors
  • Development and maintenance of KPI’s and the establishment of a continuous process improvement culture within the P2P Function
  • The recruitment, retention, motivation, and development of the team
  • Provide support, training & direction to the AP Team, setting individual and team objectives in alignment with EMEA goals
  • Encourage and implement process enhancement initiatives
  • Continuous training and development and 1-2-1 meetings
  • Support and work with the General ledger/Accounting, Treasury and Tax functions to ensure cash flow and assist with the intercompany settlements and payments
  • Oversee the PO and non PO processes
  • Develop the vendor management team and help to drive value through our supply chain
  • Develop a set of desk top procedures, updating as required for new/changed processes, review on a Quarterly basis
  • Frequently assess the team structure to ensure effective use of resources
  • Manage the close process for areas of responsibility ensuring the relevant controls are in place to identify and investigate issues as they arise
  • Communicate with industry experts and colleagues across diverse locations to work towards standard scalable processes
  • Ad-hoc duties as required and the ability to cover AP tasks as and when required
  • EMEA Travel

Background & Ideal requirements:

  • 5+ years experience working in a multinational organisation, providing high volume shared services to multiple customers
  • Oracle R12/Fusion and I-Expense experience desirable
  • Banking and payments systems knowledge
  • Established ability to deliver results in day to day activities and process improvement projects 
  • Contribution of building relationships with key stakeholders and interaction with all levels within the organization
  • People management experience also required

About j2 Cloud Services:

Founded in 1995, j2 Cloud Services (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc. Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include,,,,,, and Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

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Our Company:

 Fast-paced and dynamic, j2 Cloud Services is not your typical 9-to-5 work environment. Operating from numerous international offices – including Hollywood, Ottawa, Dublin, and our emerging market in Tokyo – and supporting a plethora of time zones, j2 Cloud Services™ truly lives up to its name.

The executive staff has an open door policy, inviting each member of the company – from directors and managers to entry-level positions and interns – to partake in casual conversation.  Employees are not just colleagues – they’re business partners, fostering an efficient and effective environment. The inviting and energetic environment creates a world where differing opinions matter and collaboration leads to success.  From a small start-up in 1995 to an award-winning company recommended by Forbes, j2 Cloud Services has grown by establishing an amazing company culture – one that will continue to foster ingenuity and invention.