Business Services Centers (BSC), located across three regions (Americas, Europe, and Asia), are responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of standardized, global financial processes.
The BSCs will be responsible for the execution and delivery of a broad range of financial services and processes across business divisions and markets.
The Global Meeting Reconciliation & Payment Sr. Specialist is responsible for supporting the global congress financial process from payment via corporate card or purchase order to meeting reconciliation as well as the meetings closeout process.
Expense reconciliation includes responsibility for expense reports and Payment Portal Requests (PPR). Meeting reconciliation includes verification of charges, completion of finance templates and submission to Finance.
The Global Meeting Reconciliation & Payment Sr. Specialist performs controls that are in line with all policies and guidelines related to the preparation of these documents.
Primary responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following :
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Science, Economy, Accounting, Finance, or any other related disciplines.
Skills Required :
Minimum of 5 years of work experience in basic accounting or accounts payable or finance or business administration
Intermediate MS Excel skills
Language requirements : Able to speak, read & write in
Effective communication (internal & externally) skills both written and spoken in English.
Basic understanding and practical knowledge of processes in Finance
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a geographically disbursed environment
Positive attitude and can-do mindset, problem solving skills and analytical skills
Process improvement orientation
Experience with SAP (Employee Expense Management, Shopping / Purchase Order, and Payment Portal Requests), CVENT (desired)
Experience with internal controls and process standardization preferred
Ability to navigate through change or uncertainty
Results oriented, sense of urgency, knows how to prioritize, ability to communicate and to create rapport with stakeholders, effective communication.
Should have a broad knowledge and understanding of most meeting types, be familiar with congresses / conventions, travel, and payments and be up to date on internal procedures, guidelines and policies within the company
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Employee Status : Regular
Relocation : No relocation
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Travel Requirements :
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