Collins McNicholas

Overview of Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage a Purchase to Pay (P2P) team
  • Actively connect with your people and drive engagement by holding regular 1-1’s and team meetings
  • Coaching and developing a team to its fullest potential to contribute to overall performance
  • Develop top talent by participating in regular succession planning and having robust performance conversations
  • Recognise and reward excellent performance within the team
  • Create, Promote and Maintain Operational Excellence
  • Work in partnership with various cross-functional stakeholders to maintain efficient and compliant processes
  • Ensure the culture of compliance is reinforced continuously within the team
  • Actively develop and maintain trusted relationships internally & externally with all business partners, while providing thoughtful and candid insights into key business matters
  • Leads where possible continuous improvement initiatives including standardization and/or re-engineering of processes and controls
  • Continuously look for ways to improve our service level for our customers/stakeholders
  • At all times, provide input and recommendations into current process and ways in which it can be improved in terms of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ensure best practices are in place to achieve highest standards within daily operations
  • Drive and contribute to cross-functional projects where opportunity arises
  • Demonstrate excellent project management abilities and strong understanding of financial systems
  • Support organisational changes
  • Analyse and translate data into key strategic inputs and insights to drive decision-making
  • Proven ability to work on high level value-add ad hoc projects while continuing to achieve routine goals
  • Coordination and oversight of key Purchase to Pay processes
  • Build Strong Working Relationships with:
    –  CFO’s, Controller and all stake holders for supported affiliates
    –  Other functions: GA, O2C, CMS, etc.
    –  Working with Global P2P Teams ensuring alignment on Global process
  • Review Key performance metrics with impacted stakeholders
  • Governance of the Outsourced Business Partner for Purchase to Pay and ensuring that service delivery meets SLA metrics


Main Requirements:

  • ACA, ACCA, ACMA accountant or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Financial work stream with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a multinational environment. 
  • Strong People Management & Leadership Skills
  • Systems Experience especially SAP is an advantage. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien on 021-4911062 or email

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