Accounts Payable Specialist



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Baar, Switzerland
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023

The Accounts Payable Specialist will play a key role on a dynamic and committed team, where each individual’s contribution has a direct impact on the success of the company. Reporting to Accounting Manager, the Accounts Payable Specialist will have following ongoing general responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and own all aspects of Accounts Payable including the following
    • Complete full cycle accounts payable processing, including: receiving and verifying invoices against contracts and purchase orders, obtaining authorization, matching, coding & posting vendor invoices and processing payments
    • Record credit card transactions and reconcile it with a monthly statement
    • Record expense reports and request payment
    • Reconcile vendor statements and follow-up on past due payables for approval / resolving issues
    • Correspond with vendors for invoice discrepancies. Have invoices revised or receive credits; respond to other inquiries
  • Month-end closing responsibilities:
    • Undertake projects in the Finance Department as assigned, and participate fully in year-end audit activities
  • Other related duties:
    • Undertake projects in the Finance Department as assigned, and participate fully in year-end audit activities

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration with 2+ years of AP experience
  • Both, English and German languages skills on a professional level is mandatory
  • Intermediate Excel skills required, proficient in the other Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion preferable
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in maintaining financial records and following company guidelines and procedures
  • Adaptable to change in a fast-paced environment, being able to meet deadlines consistently

Core Competencies:

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Proactive self-starter with an 'owner's mindset'; requires minimal direct supervision
  • Consistently delivers quality work on time, with a strong attention to detail
  • High degree of time management

Benefits of Working for Li-Cycle:

  • High impact work: as a core member of the team, you have the opportunity to take a primary lead role and make a significant impact
  • Global environmental impact: we are a clean technology company with a mission to reduce CO2 emissions globally to ensure a sustainable future for the environment
  • Passionate team: we are pushing boundaries and are passionate about everything we do

About Li-Cycle:

Li-Cycle is on a mission to leverage its innovative solution to address an emerging and urgent global challenge. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are increasingly powering our world in automotive, industrial energy storage, and consumer electronic applications. The world needs improved technology and supply chain innovations to better recycle these batteries, while also meeting the rapidly growing demand for critical and scarce battery-grade materials.

Li-Cycle’s Spoke & Hub Technologies – a low cost, safe, and environmentally friendly process – can recycle all types of lithium-ion batteries, with an unparalleled recovery rate of ≥95% of all materials. Li-Cycle’s industry-leading innovations make it uniquely positioned to support a key element of the growing international movement towards zero carbon technologies. For more information, please visit:

For more information, you can view Li-Cycle's corporate video here:

Li-Cycle is an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals seeking employment at Li-Cycle are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, diverse-ability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Li-Cycle is focused on providing a barrier free Recruitment & Selection process. We will focus on experience and skills and will not discriminate against candidates who have a disability or require an accommodation throughout the Recruitment & Selection process.

Interested candidates should apply to Li-Cycle directly by submitting their resume through the Li-Cycle Career's page. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.