Requisition ID: 145793
Work Area: Finance
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
As part of the GFSS P2P organization, the P2P Finance Operations Associate will be part of the Global Payment Team
supporting all payment related activities and according stakeholders, as well as driving the improvement of the global business processes and systems.
This role reports to the Finance Operations Manager for the Global Payment Team and also works closely with the associated Global Process Managers, P2P Finance Operations Managers and Subject Matter Experts.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
Manage and ensure P2P related payment activities according to P2P standard processes within GFSS responsibility plus any agreed country specific processes. These include (but are not limited too) - regular payment runs, exceptional payments, payment forecasts, direct debits / standing orders, customer reimbursement and cheque runs, along with any internal bank transfers and tax related payments with bank communication and administration.
Drive standardization and simplification of in scope company codes and deliver efficiency and quality improvements of payment related operations.
Preparation of payment related reports, documentation and period-end-delivery for both internal and external purposes for all company codes in scope.
Ensure that the operated processes and the internal controls are SOX compliant and both tax and legally compliant for the company codes in scope.
Identify and support continuous payment process improvement opportunities.
Update Global Payment Process Handbook in cooperation with according Subject Matter Expert.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Customer focus and Business Acumen
Drive for results and ability to work under pressure with accuracy and commitment
Negotiation skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Planning and organizing, from process and project perspective
Prioritize and balance multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to attend to details and assess financial impact of decisions
Ability to motivate people and to work in virtual and global team
Excellent understanding of P2P processes
Fluent written and spoken English
Another language as an advantage
Advanced SAP system knowledge
Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Experience working within Accounts Payable related field (+ 3 years)
Working experience within a Shared Service Centre (+ 2 years)
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.
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