Senior Associate, Corporate Accounts Payable
It is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.1 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking; financial services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity. The firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the worlds most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.
Corporate Accounts Payable (CAP) is responsible for the payment of vendor invoices, reimbursement of business travel & entertainment expenses, and processing and reporting of corporate fixed assets. The T&E department also manages the corporate card program which includes processing corporate card applications and maintenance forms.
As Senior Accounts Payable Process Manager job responsibilities will include People and resource management (e.g. people development, pipeline/skills monitoring, training programs) for a team of 40 - 45 FTEs.
Actively coach and develop the leadership pipeline.
Own the career and development plan for the team, including leading discussions with employees.
Ensure all SLA / KPI metrics are met for the function
Deliver first class service to our customers & Improve end user experience.
Address and resolve customer escalations promptly and focus on eliminating the root cause of problems.
Ensure no operational delays in project execution.
Periodic review of Functional DOPs to ensure that procedures are up to date.
Actively participate in improving business processes.
Drive a culture of continuous improvement within the team.
Proactively identify any people issues and ensure appropriate action is taken pertaining to employee feedback
Ensure strong performance management/ succession planning processes exist within the function.
Ensure a safe & controlled business environment for our staff and customers
Qualifications/ Core Requirement
9 plus years experience , Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field preferred
6 plus years of experience in managing medium to large size team
Knowledge of Accounts Payable Operations
Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software
Working knowledge of SAP and/or Concur would be preferred
Should be willing to work US hours
Leadership - Leads by example and is an effective role model (e.g. takes the lead and actions reflect an appropriate level of independence; demonstrates the ability to initiate and effect change and continuous improvement, contributes significantly to the on-going development of people.
Thinking Strategically - Be able to drive positive changes, promote ownership and demonstrate Entrepreneurship.
Manages Relationships through inclusivity and is able to actively manage stake holders and demonstrate collaborative team work.
Communication - Is organized, clear and confident in written and oral communications. Actively engages in discussions offering expertise, opinions, advice and is able to communicate incisively at all levels.
People management: Manages his/her teams through active engagement and develops key talent. Must be able to flex his/ her style to get the best out of the people
Teamwork - Creates and/or contributes to an environment of collaboration and mutual responsibility (e.g. effectively influences others to gain cooperation and address issues; initiates and is responsive to requests from other products, regions, etc.)
Should be creative and innovative; challenges status quo; generates strategic advice/product/client solutions
Have a track record of formulating innovative ideas and gaining buy-in from senior management in addition to a track record of execution/delivery/process improvement/leadership in a challenging environment