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A Payments Team Lead is required for our pharmaceutical client company in Cork. This is an initial 18 month contract position. Reporting to the Global T&E and Disbursements Operations Lead, you will oversee day-to-day operations of the International Payments Team and support the North America payment operations. Please contact Diarmuid Buckley for full details. ROLE:
  • Oversee the following tasks that are carried out by the Payments Team:
  • Running of twice weekly multi-currency Oracle batch payments
  • Processing manual payment requests, including the following - Tax, VAT, Product payments, Travel Advances & Interview expenses
  • Processing supplier and employee expense payments for Emerging markets (non-Oracle markets)
  • Processing intercompany payments
  • Working with cash management and PTP Accounting teams on bank rec items and follow-up on aged items
  • Supporting North America Payments Team on operational activities
  • Working in Sparc ticketing system and shared mailbox to manage queries
  • Completion of month-end tasks in conjunction with wider PTP team
  • Participation in testing and training as part of SAP Implementation
  • Involvement in PTP Continuous Improvement projects
  • Collaborate with operations team and Project team on future ways of working with the move to SAP in 2023


  • Business Degree Required
  • 5-8 years' PTP experience in a fast-paced multi-national or global Finance organisation, incorporating people management
  • Experience in Payments a requirement
  • Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint is required

Please call Diarmuid Buckley today for further information on 021- 4355432 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Accounting & Finance

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900