Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:
Acts as a key advisor to team members to resolve complex invoice or payment issues ensuring compliance to corporate policies, procedures and business controls. Develops and implements business controls and procedures to ensure accurate invoice entry and payment to suppliers. Acts as main point of contact with internal auditors. Ensures all audit recommendations are implemented to assure future compliance. Generates and analyzes control reports to ensure invoice accuracy and to avoid duplicate payments. Follows up to ensure that all anomolies and errors are actioned before payment occurs. Manages process improvements and special projects as required. Takes independent action to gather ideas and gain consensus with cross-functional teams on process improvement recommendations. Presents complex information integrating several scenarios. Ability to assist clients/user on vastly different issues. Ability to run a successful meeting (. agenda, timetable, demonstrate good time management, conclusion, follow-up and minutes). Meets group needs, ensures appropriate resources are available and works to achieve team goals over individual goals. Evaluates alternatives based on pros/cons. Provides input on how to manage required changes. Leads by example and is accountable for own actions.
Knowledge of computer applications such as WORD, Excel, PowerPoint and multiple business applications
Knowledge of SAP is considered to be an advantage
Ability to design/create queries and understands what creates the output. Creates basic spreadsheet macros.
Ability to design custom queries in job-related software. Understanding of the relationships between the various tools.
General understanding of internal/external customer needs is required to make effective/informed decisions
Analytical and statistical skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
Understands and can apply corporate accounting policies
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
Ability to prepare a forecast for one element of the business (cost center, profit center, pricing forecast or key balance sheet component)
Ability to bridge between actual, plan, forecast and bids, analyzing mix impacts and summarizing in management reports.
Provides interpretation of results to users
Understands the inter-relationships between departments and actively participate in cross-functional teams.