Accounts Payable Accountant - Sephora SEA

Central Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia


Sephora is looking for an Accounts Payable Accountant to join its South East Asia operations due to the rapid growth of our business in the region, and the ongoing development of our regional finance shared service centre in Jakarta. The successful candidate will support the handover and knowledge transfer of accounting work from local finance teams initially and then have the following accountabilities:

• Perform accounts payable tasks with efficiency and accuracy including: vendor relations, vendor invoice processing for a high volume of invoices and disbursements, internal control monitoring, developing and maintaining high quality and efficiency standards

• Adhere to compliance requirements of the Accounts Payable department, ensuring proper controls on disbursements and electronic payments

• Achieve required deadlines for monthly, quarterly, half year and year-end close.

Reporting lines

• Report directly to the Regional Accounts Payable Manager

• Day-to-day interaction with accounting team and other internal support teams located throughout SEA

• Position based in Jakarta


• Large ERP AP system experience, (SAP preferred).

• 2+ years of experience in Accounts Payable function

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or related field preferred

• Good Communication Skills (Verbal, Written Email)

• Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with vendors, team and management

• Ability to perform in a fast paced environment

• Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work

• Hands-on and solution-oriented

• At ease in a matrix organisation and with an entrepreneurial spirit

• Fluent in English

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