Senior Associate
Bangalore, KA, India
3d ago


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.

Principal Accountabilities

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
  • Qualifications

    Education, Experience, Skills

    Required Qualifications

  • 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
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

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