P2P Team Leader


Lodz, LD, PL, 90-530

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role:

We are currently looking for candidates to fill the position of P2P Team Lead responsible for the management of operational activities within the Purchase-To-Pay process: invoice processing, internal and vendor queries, open items control, vendor accounts maintenance, and other accounts payable activities executed by the P2P team in the Shared Services Centre. 
Key responsibilities:

  • Supervise Purchase-To-Pay (P2P) team focused on the complete, accurate, and timely completion of accounting transactions in end-to-end setup.
  • Responsible for delivering daily, monthly, and yearly targets by the team.
  • Monitor process performance against agreed service level agreements and KPIs, and define corrective plans for the team to reach the desired outcome.
  • Knowledge management.
  • Act as point of contact for all process/people-related escalations.
  • Ensure compliance with internal guidelines (global S2P processes) and procedures for developing and maintaining systems, procedures, and policies.
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships with key customers/suppliers both internal and external.
  • Provide coaching, and mentoring to team members and ensure individual development plans are defined and executed for every team member.
  • Collaborate with accountable teams in continuous improvement activities and initiatives focusing on delivering efficiency, transparency, and standardization.
  • Drive continuous improvement and transformation initiatives.
  • Proactively engage with GPOs/Finance Lead to plan any process/ technology changes/requirements.
  • Support the GPO S2P with implementing standardization & best practices, validate new processes with GPO S2P.

About you:

  • Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, similar field, or equivalent by experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in Finance and Accounting.
  • 2+ years of experience as a team leader.
  • Strong technical accounting and analytical skills, service-oriented, demonstrates flexibility.
  • Strong ability to coach and motivate staff, keen on sharing knowledge, effective communicator.
  • Fluent in English, any additional language is a plus.
  • Excellent user knowledge of SAP, Concur, and Excel.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, handle different initiatives concurrently, create a learning atmosphere among team members, and leverage networks within the organization.
  • Customer, quality, and improvement orientation.
  • Excellent communication skills (ability to cooperate with many stakeholders with different levels of seniority).


We offer:

  • Employment on a regular basis in the sweetest company in the world.
  • Annual bonus based on your work results.
  • Lunch card to be used for groceries and restaurants.
  • Private medical care in Lux Med (basic package fully financed by BC).
  • Fit Profit sports card co-financed by BC.
  •  PPE: we care about your future, and we save money for your retirement.
  • Cafeteria Program as a part of Social Fund.
  • Group life insurance.
  • Hybrid working model: min. 8 days in the office a month.
  • As part of our work-life balance culture, we can start work between 7 am and 10 am.
  • Free consultation with a lawyer once a quarter.
  • Chocolate! Yes, surprising but we have chocolate in the office, for Christmas, BC’s Birthday, and many other occasions during the year.
  • Daily delivery of fresh fruits and veggies to the office.
  • You can purchase our sweet products with a special discount.
  • Relax zone in the office and plenty of options to choose from: PlayStation 5, football table, pool table, Ping-Pong, library, table games, and massage chairs.
  • Sport @work? Sure! We have treadmills and indoor exercise bikes with a laptop station.
  • We like to party as much as we like chocolate! We have integration budgets we can use for team events.
  • Forever Chocolate and Event Team: you can join them and have a real influence on social life in BC and CSR activities.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

Were you missing anything in this job ad? Please share your feedback with us by clicking here.

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Manager, Finance, Management