Colfax Corporation is a diversified global manufacturing and engineering company that provides air- and gas-handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around the world under the Howden and ESAB brands. Colfax believes that its brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets that it serves. Additional information about Colfax is available at
Howden is a world-class engineering company with a proud heritage and a desire to be the world's leading application engineering company providing high quality solutions air- and gas-handling products and services to the power, oil & gas, mining and petrochemical industries. With 6,000 employees in 27 countries we are undergoing a period of significant business growth. The company’s Shared Service Centre was launched in 2015, located in Budapest. The Howden Global Business Service Centre employs more than 70 people who provides support in Finance and IT field. Howden offers complex and challenging jobs, great work environment, competitive salary and opportunity to develop and implement promotion and training to work. Innovative and agile, we are looking for talent to grow with us in the following role:

Accounts Payable Team Leader

    The main role purpose would be focused on to cover purchase ledger, and proper costing, with the booking of the purchase invoices. Successful management of the Accounts Payable team in order to reach the set targets.

In this role you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Lead and develop a part of the Accounts Payable team of 10 people according to the corporate values
  • Allocate resources based on business priorities –including back up and succession plans
  • Manage the employee lifecycle (Recruitment, Retention, Target Setting, Evaluation and Career Plans)
  • Ensure processing and booking of AP invoices, employee expenses and payments on timely manner with a good quality
  • Maintain process documentation, make sure that all processes are documented and reviewed
  • Ensure continuous process improvement and manage the required changes in a timely and effective manner
  • Ensure the AP process has the required financial controls that are compliant with SOX, other regulatory and company policies requirements
  • Prepare periodical financial and KPI reports regarding to the Accounts Payable activities

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours:

  • BA degree in Finance and/or Accounting
  • 3+ years of experience within the field of finance, end –to -end accounts payable process knowledge is a must
  • 2+ years of experience in people management (minimum requirement is manging a team of 10)
  • Ability to take decisions individually, even in a complex situation
  • Strong analytical skills, structured way of thinking and acting
  • Excellent Excel skills and general IT literacy
  • Strong communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving and communication skill
  • Fluency in English is a must, but any other European language knowledge is an advantage


  • Business Supporting Centres
  • Head of Unit
  • Finance, Accounting
  • Accounting
  • Head of Finances, Accounting Manager
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 3-5 years professional experience

Required language level:

  • English - higher advanced/fit for negotiation

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