We are looking for a Finance Analyst to join our Americas AP Payments Team focusing payments monitoring, tickets resolution, proof of payments, inboxes management, tracking of automatic batches.
The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, has excellent problem-solving and analytical skills and is always driving for solutions, without compromising accuracy.
The candidate needs to have excellent prioritization, communication and organization skills and is able to work independently.
As a Finance Analyst for Americas AP Payments, you will dive deep into the system to understand payments process, bank information and invoice data and classification per business needs, in order to identify payment issues and root causes.
You will play a key part in understanding, analyzing and improving the different reasons behind a payment failure and support to build a robust logic to identify areas of improvement as well as prevention on future issues.
Perform root cause analyses on vendor and invoice level.
Identify, analyze and resolve issues related to payment failures, delays or variances.
Support bank traces, payment inquiries investigations with data analyses and reporting.
Contribute to metrics and reporting.
Interaction with internal stakeholders, vendor managers, financial communication partners, business partners.
Support with transactional work (reports, queries, etc).
Bachelor’s degree (accounting, business administration)
Minimum of 2 years professional experience in Finance (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable), Payments, Treasury or Invoice Entry.
Excellent language skills - English and Spanish.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
Strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload.
A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, VLOOK UP, HLOOK UP, filters, basic functions, tables).
Additional language skills (Portuguese fluency desired but not required).
Experience with Oracle Financials.
Experience in Bank Platforms management (Citibank, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Banco de Chile, HSBC).
SQL skills and / or superior excel skills (macros).
Lean / Six Sigma concepts and certification.
Ability to work under pressure.