Dow Jones Accounts Payable Manager in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

With system changes and shared services opportunities on the horizon, we are looking to hire for a management position within Global Payment Services. This position will oversee two critical areas within our organization, Accounts Payable and Purchasing Support. This individual will be tasked with ensuring timely processing of payments, globally, to our vendors, monitoring purchase orders, maintaining SOX controls and tax compliance. In addition, this position will play a part in the project and future transition of our global ERP system from PeopleSoft to SAP S4/Hana.

Roles and Responsibilities:

· Monitoring and reconciliation of payments and associated accounts

· Review and reconciliation of daily pay cycles globally, addressing any issues which may arise in a timely manner

· Ongoing review of open payables and reducing aged balances

· Manage and motivate team to promote a focus on accuracy and timeliness

· Focus on tax compliance (sales and use tax) along with foreign withholding (1042 reporting) and year end 1099


· Partner with Global Treasury team to align banking relationships to the appropriate entities

· Assist in the growth of our Shared Service environment

· Assist in bringing evolution to the end to end purchasing process, from sourcing to receipt

· Oversee American Express Purchasing Card Program and maintain processing of related expenses via Concur

· Monthly cash flow forecasting


· 6-8 years of accounts payable/purchasing experience most in managerial roles

· In depth working knowledge and experience in global payment processing and related processes

· Experience in system conversions/change management

· Experience in managing onshore, and third party staff

· Current or prior experience with SAP is preferred

· Experience with PeopleSoft a plus

· Experience in working in Shared Services environment a plus

. Concur experience is a plus

Education & Experience:

· Bachelor Degree preferred, or extensive equivalent experience

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Business Area: FINANCE

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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