ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES
This role is part of Accounts Payable Department.
The role is responsible for :
Support the deployment & embedding of global initiatives from Project Evolution & PACE within Requisition to Pay at operational level to ensure all activities within the scope are operating efficiently
Support the Global Continuous Improvement team and management with data analysis & deep dive, supporting with EM insights based on AP knowledge and continuous engagement with the DRBUs / region represented
Is part of the global network of Process Improvement within RTP scope to own and drive operational efficiencies and effectiveness
Works in collaboration with CIAs, SMEs, Global Process Experts, and IDT to ensure cohesive operational changes are deployed and embedded with process and system changes
Reports to : Accounts Payable Assistant Manager
Reporting Level : Accounts Payable Assistant Manager
Geographic Scope : Regional
WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR
Supports the Global initiatives from Project Evolution & PACE within Requisition to Pay at operational level to ensure all activities within the scope are operating efficiently and are delivered within agreed deadlines
Provide input and expertise for the Business Releases processes, being responsible for testing all Evolution and Pace initiatives for the DRBUs / regions assigned
Assist Accounts Payable users and EMs as part of improvement / automation journey
Perform analysis and capture systems gaps, highlights risks and proposes solutions
Develop own technical and soft skills as per role development plan.
Prepare and deliver trainings for AP team members, end markets.
Provides excellent customer service, with the ability to build productive relationships, resolve complex issues and achieve win-win outcomes.
Identifies and actively pursues continuous improvement opportunities to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of activities and work instructions
ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Operational knowledge of the RTP scope
Ability to network and build relationship globally and virtually
SAP, OCR, VIM, EDI, Coupa knowledge / experience
PO & Invoice Processing
Ability to see the global picture and how any process change can impact any other part of the overall flow
Ability to drive operational change management with EM stakeholders
MS Office advanced level of knowledge and usage.
Experience of working with high volumes of data.
3+ year work experience in AP, Invoice processing and Issue resolution experience.
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