Position Purpose & Summary
This position is a key member ofthe Finance Shared Services Procure to Pay team.This position is responsible for the end toend process of paying supplier invoices, processing of traveler expense reportsand supporting the business units, functions and suppliers with invoicequestions.
Duties include workingclosely with business unit and function AP contacts to resolve invoicediscrepancies to ensure timely payment of invoices, resolving supplier invoiceinquiries and manage relationship with outsourcing partners.
Procure to Pay 75%
Responsible for processinginvoices in any phase of the whole PRTP process (Non Po related, PO related,payment) keeping them under control as per payment policy
Research statements, past duenotices, disconnect notices and other miscellaneous mail and supplier issues
Research / problem solvesupplier inquiries received regarding accounts payable issues.This includes educating the supplier onmissing or inaccurate information on invoices.
Partnering with Cargill’sBusiness Units and functions to resolve any supplier payment issues
Completes task using lessdefined procedures and escalates issues timely to PRTP supervisors.
PRTP account reconciliations.
Follow up on inquiries fromvendors related to state of accounts reconciliations.
Business Partnering 15%
Effective and timelycommunication with BU / Function, Suppliers and Travelers as requested.
Provide finance support forBU / Function, as requested.
Participate in BU / Functionmeetings, as requested. Accounts Payable Support Tasks Multiple supportduties include; supplier check payment attachments, submit requests to updatesupplier records (name, address and bank account information changes), completeresearch on returned supplier checks, verify supplier payment informationbefore approving wire transfers, analyzing aging of supplier account creditsand various reports
Communicates with supervisoror PRTP associate professional to remove barriers to normal process
Prepares reports / materialsusing complex administrative procedures for use by process stakeholders
Process Efficiency 10%
Meet all agreed KPIs, run andmonitor reports as needed
Analyze root cause fordiscrepancies and monitor incidents / issues that impact regular role
Review PRTP processes and keyinternal control points to monitor alignment with the standard processes
Update process documentationas needed to eliminate future discrepancies
Initiate, suggest anddemonstrate process improvements based on current expertise level
Education, Experience, Skills
Technical degree or advancestudent at college level in business administration, accounting, finance.
SAP experience is mandatory
4-7 years work experience inPRTP or accounting.
Works well independently or ina team setting, comfortable moving forward in an ambiguous and constantlychanging environment
Demonstrates analyticalthinking, problem solvingand decisionmaking skills
Strong verbal and writtencommunication skills
Proficient in Microsoft OfficeApplications (Excel, Outlook)
Demonstrated commitment tointernal control of company policies
Strong customer service skills
Motivated for continuousimprovement
Bachelor’s degree inAccounting, Finance, Engineering or 4 years’ experience
Knowledge of JD EdwardsGeneral Ledger
Experience working in a SharedService Center
Knowledge of SAP
Finance / Accounting