Collins McNicholas

About the role – 

The primary role of the P2P Financial Analyst is to provide overall coordination & support for the end to end P2P process.  The P2P activity includes, and is not limited to, Vendor Master Data (VMD), Disbursements, Purchasing Process Associates (PPA), Invoice Exception handling (EH), BPO governance as well as touchpoints with other processes/stakeholders outside of core P2P, e.g. General Accounting

Your day to day – 

  • Review key metrics, engage with the P2P teams as necessary to drive improvement & communicate to stakeholders to ensure KPIs are being met
  • Perform Quality Reviews (e.g. sample audits) of the P2P process & root cause to resolve any audit issues identified. 
  • Prepare Account Reconciliations / Detailed Analysis to ensure full accuracy and ownership of the P2P ledger results
  • Lead regular monthly meetings & conference calls with affiliate & BPO teams to review the P2P metrics & drive change where necessary
  • Effectively coach & mentor the P2P Associates to ensure they deliver excellence and compliance across the P2P process
  • Support global/regional P2P projects with influence on accurate and efficient purchasing, invoicing & payments processing
  • Support the overall P2P Financial Analyst team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members

Compliance

  • Demonstrate a strong compliance-oriented mindset & help to build a strong compliance culture
  • Familiarise with all applicable process documentation & training materials to ensure you operate in a fully compliant manner
  • Ensure ownership for all applicable Sox & Operational controls for your area

People

  • Actively work with the core team members, internal customers/business partners and BPO team members to build effective working relationships

Customer

  • Demonstrate excellence in all interactions with our GBS internal customers & business partners
  • Build strong working relationships with the affiliate finance team to become an extended member of that team.
  • Focus on measuring & improving our internal customer’s experience with the GBS

Continuous Improvement
 

  • Demonstrate a strong Continuous Improvement oriented approach & help to build a strong Continuous Improvement culture
  • Actively work with the core team members & Global P2P team to drive improvements for processes

What you need –

  • 2-3 years’ experience in P2P function with knowledge of purchasing setup & processing
  • Professional accounting qualifications or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to speak additional languages is a benefit (French, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian)
  • Experience with SAP P2P Module
  • Experience in Business Warehouse or Business Objects, MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Edel O’Brien on 021-4911065 or email edel.obrien@collinsmcnicholas.ie

 

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