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P2P Operations Manager
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/skills:
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
Continuously review process and procedure with an eye towards efficiencies within current ERP and future state
Focus on tax compliance (sales and use tax) along with foreign withholding (1042 reporting) and year end 1099 preparation
Partner with Global Treasury team to align banking relationships to the appropriate entities
Assist in the growth of our Shared Service environment
Simplify, enhance and improve processes, and practices around buying
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
Prior management experience in accounts payable and/or purchasing areas
Extensive knowledge of leading edge systems and processes in the industry
In depth working knowledge and experience in global payment processing and related processes
Experience in working in Shared Services environment a plus
Experience in system conversions/change management
Proven managerial track record
Experience in managing onshore, and third party staff
Motivator who can engage and energize team members
Self starter who questions the standard and thinks “outside the box”
Ability to listen and comprehend feedback
Highly organized and detail oriented
Ability to prioritize
Ability to maintain focus of self and others
Excellent written and verbal communication
Current or prior experience with SAP required
Experience with PeopleSoft a plus
Concur experience a plus
Education & Experience:
Bachelor Degree preferred, or extensive equivalent experience
6-8 years of accounts payable/purchasing experience most in managerial roles
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Business Area: FINANCE
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