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AP Team Lead

Company: Bruker
Location: Billerica
Posted on: November 25, 2022

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AP Team Lead

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As one of the world's leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We've been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide almost 7,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents. Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability and other protected characteristics. We are expanding our Americas Regional Finance Team in Billerica supporting activities across US entities of Bruker. If you are ready to join a dynamic team, you will have a chance to interact and work with people across the US and our Shared Service Center while being part of a growing team of employees who are passionate about health, innovation, integrity, and ethics.


New hybrid opportunity based in Billerica MA for an Accounts Payable Lead to oversee the function for Bruker Regional Finance US. This encompasses a wide variety of accounting and general business tasks. The Accounts Payable Lead collaborates with business partners and provides guidance to AP staff, while also handling day to day business activities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures and applicable laws.

  • Daily management of the Accounts Payable staff with planning, directing and assign work assignments, while providing mentorship and training.
  • Approve and assist with the review and management of payment processes, including wires, ACH, credit card and checks.
  • Oversee and assist in the monthly inter/intra-company reconciliation of invoice balances and provide the necessary intercompany trade activity information to the Treasury department. Coordinate intercompany payments.
  • Accountable for the processing of time sensitive payments as defined by Head of Americas Regional Finance.
  • Escalation management supporting the business divisions and entities resolving issues.
  • Ensure compliance with AP internal controls.
  • Collaborate with Shared Services Centers understanding accountability and responsibility of each with Regional Finance.
  • Propose accruals, identify areas of risk and assure proper accounting of transactions.
  • Assist with business process improvements, assist with the system upgrades for efficiency
  • Assist with the management and coordination of the company's credit card and expense programs (CTA, P-card and T&E cards).
  • Maintain Concur expense reporting system and perform audit of submitted expenses to ensure they are in accordance with company policies.
  • Collaborate with third party vendors supporting internal tools and process in AP.
  • Collect W9's and verifies tax IDs for vendors and generates 1099's for IRS reporting.
  • Assist with escalations pertaining to master vendor records and updates.
  • Assist with the maintenance of vendor invoice files - paper or electronic.
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly review and annual audits.
  • Report on AP Aging and time to pay of multiple US entities.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as required.


    • Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting
    • Minimum 7+ years' Accounts Payable work experience, including recent management responsibility leading shared services a large scale, multi-national work environment
    • Excellent verbal, written, computer, and financial communication and presentation skills with advanced Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency
    • SAP and Concur expense management experience strongly preferred along with multi-currency payment processes
    • Detail oriented and demonstrated accuracy in working with numbers
    • Ability to handle large volume of processing and data manipulation with advanced organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within a team oriented work setting
    • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of individuals, both inside and outside the organization, in a tactful, constructive, and professional manner
    • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and build positive business relationships
    • Highly self- motivated individual with a strong work ethic, experience developing high performance teams within a global, multi-cultural organization, and demonstrated excitement for new challenges and opportunity
    • Builds positive business relationships and maintains relationships with all parties
    • Operates at the highest level of business ethics, honesty, and personal integrity
    • Ability to maintain a valid passport with flexibility for occasional overnight travel
    • Valid Driver License in good standing, issued by resident state required
    • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident status
    • May be required to pass security clearance investigation.Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable). Bruker is a federal contractor and subject to Executive Order 14042. Under Executive Order 14042, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (with limited exceptions for those employees who are unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief). You will need to provide proof of vaccination by submitting a copy of your CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card to Bruker, or obtain a religious or medical exemption, as a condition of employment. Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.

Keywords: Bruker, Billerica , AP Team Lead, Other , Billerica, Massachusetts

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