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Rebates Team Lead

Rebates Team Lead

Rebates Team Lead

Job Category

Accounting & Finance

Job Industry

Business Support

Job Location

Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Date Opened


Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a leader in Technology Distribution in Mayo to recruit a Rebates Team leader.

This role is an excellent opportunity for someone who is working in a finance team and believe that they would be a good team lead. It is an excellent career progression opportunity where you will be part of a progressive and diverse team.

Role Responsibilities

Daily Admin Duties

  • Daily Management of Vendor Claims/Customer Claims
  • Management & Reconciliation of monthly supplier statements
  • Creating & Updating Supplier & Customer Conditions in SAP
  • Verifying & Approving all Internally Funded Sales Development initiatives 
  • Apply Internal Controls to all tasks across the team


  • Regular 121s with team members as well as regular team meetings
  • Setting quarterly SMART Objectives and coaching the team to ensure objectives are met
  • Developing the team via PDP discussions, effective feedback, identifying skill gaps and development opportunities. Regular assessment of team’s skill level within the careers structure
  • Being an escalation point for decision support, complex queries, managing more difficult external relationships


  • To provide first line decision making including flagging potential issues to the Finance Manager and requesting special sign off approvals from the Finance Director
  • Training of team in all areas while identifying strengths and weaknesses in the team, allocating tasks according to strengths and providing training in areas of weakness
  • Development of new processes and process improvements to ensure higher accuracy and speed. Testing new processes for errors or inconsistencies
  • Involvement in development project work, e.g. New systems and business improvement projects and working on ways to implement them within the team
  • Audit work – coordinate the Rebates tasks and ensure they are completed in a timely manner
  • Year end – ensure Rebates teams ledgers are clean and accounted for, all credit balances are chased and refunded
  • Attending weekly calls and meetings, relaying information to and from Rebates team across various functions
  • Providing additional knowledge and expertise to the finance team in relation to decisions around rebates, customer funding and general queries
  • Making more knowledgeable assessments on difficult accounts, providing more detailed risk analysis when required that a more junior member of the team would not be able to provide
  • Having to knowledge to make decisions which would ensure a positive impact on the business’ cash position
  • To maintain good relationships with suppliers

General Duties

  • Completion of monthly management accounts tasks – Customer funding/ Supplier Reports
  • Provide cover for your counterparts in the team during periods of absence or holidays
  • Carry out duties other tasks or duties as required by senior management in line with the business achieving its objectives


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role or finance environment
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Multi-currency experience an advantage
  • SAP accounting software experience would be an advantage
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passionate about people leadership



Full Private Health Insurance
Pension Contribution

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