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Accounts Payable Team Manager Ref. No: 6664

Kingfisher plc is a home improvement company operating nearly 1,200 stores in 10 countries in Europe. We employ 77,000 people and nearly six million customers shop in our stores and online every week.

Kingfisher is currently opening a new Finance Shared Service Centre in Cracow. We are looking for experienced candidates for the above position.


  • Min. 5 years of experience in various financial/accounting positions, including Payments area
  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience considered an assetce
  • Very good spoken & written English (B2) language skills
  • University degree or qualifications in Economy, Accountancy or Finance
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the domain of Accounts Payable and Payments and thorough understanding of financial accounting and reporting
  • Good knowledge of accounting controls, ability to work within tight operational deadlines and priorities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and cooperation attitude
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to build relationship across various stakeholders
  • Being business focused and understand key business processes within an organization
  • Being strongly achievement-orientated person, motivated & able to deliver quality results under pressure



  • Leading a functional work team within Accounts Payable focused on the complete, accurate, and timely completion of accounting transactions
  • Assuring people development by providing regular coaching and training to the team members and acting as the Subject Matter Expert for the assigned Finance Services
  • Aligning team & individual objectives to achieve company’s goals
  • Reviewing and assessing team members’ performance
  • Supporting and motivating the team, acting as a point of referral on all personal and performance related issues, ensuring prompt and professional resolution
  • Taking part in creating the team by active participation in the recruitment processes


  • Ensuring correctness and timeliness of the payments process
  • Conducting investigations and reconciliations within the process area
  • Leading the internal control over Financial Reporting compliance and reporting for Accounts Payable testing
  • Ensuring that KPIs for accounts payable are in line with SLAs
  • Cooperating with various stakeholders
  • Effectively and promptly identifying and resolving problems
  • Working on different tasks concurrently, often with tight deadlines
  • Setting right priorities regarding multiple work and demands.
  • Identifying, recommending and assisting in implementation of best practices to gain efficiency and driving productivity gains and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensuring delivery of training in the area of expertise and proper execution of hand-over procedure within the team


  • A fantastic opportunity to join freshly started new organization, where you can build your career together with the development of the company
  • The opportunity to develop your skills by working in a multi-national/ multi-cultural team
  • Competitive benefit package (incl. sports card, private healthcare, life insurance)
  • Possibility to work in a highly professional, stimulating and challenging work environment of European Company with great and long-term career prospective
  • Opportunity to participate in training and development programs
  • Attractive office location in A class building within a 5-minute walk from public communication
  • Comfortable working environment
  • Friendly and supportive company culture