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AP Team Lead - German

Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Budapest, Central Hungary (Közép-Magyarország), HU

Company: AGCO

AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of over 9,200 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. Visit for more information.


AGCO Hungary as a subsidiary of an international corporation is NOW looking for:


AP Team Lead - German

Budapest, Hungary

The Accounts Payable team leader will be responsible for the end-to-end accounts payable process from invoice processing to query resolution and payments with focus on the all AGCO entities within one group of countries. Countries in the area of responsibility of the AP team leader need to be supported in local language when required and the team leader needs to ensure local legal and VAT requirements linked to the AP process are fulfilled. During the process transition period the role includes the coordination of the knowledge transfer and hiring process as well as the documentation of the processes, training of the new staff, process stabilization in Budapest.The incumbent will manage and develop a team of 10 AP analysts and will facilitate the collaboration with the local P2P process owners and the key contacts from the Purchasing and Goods receiving area in order to achieve lean and efficient P2P processes and resolve quickly invoice discrepancies.There is a requirement to manage the monthly closing of financial records and posting of month-end information, and to ensure accuracy of financial statements. This includes ensuring compliance with reporting requirements in the European countiesSupport creation of KPI's and SLA's and ensure targets are met on daily operations.


What You Will Do:

• Processing and query resolution of the Accounts Payable function from start to finish, including payments:
• Timely Invoice processing within departmental Service Level Agreements (SLA), query Handling within SLA, significant reduction of the late payment interest fees and elimination of duplicate payments.
• Identification of process improvement opportunities and development of action plans to resolve/implement the most efficient process, including the elimination of non/low value added activity
• Management and development of team members
• Manage the monthly closing and ensure accuracy of financial statements and control compliance.
• 1st point of contact for management in case of escalations, audit requests, both external and internal


What You Will Bring:

• Accounting (or Financial ) studies
• Fluent English language knowledge (written and oral)
• Advanced German knowledge (written and oral)
• Additional European language knowledge - one of the languages suppor
ted by the team

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring dynamic multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application in English language (incl. your CV, motivation letter and earliest possible start date) via our career website: For more information about AGCO, please visit


We offer you appropriate perspectives and personal as well as professional development possibilities


More people. More food. More farm productivity.
It's a simple but compelling growth opportunity for AGCO and for your career.    
Join AGCO to grow your career. We are Leading the Way. Together.


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