Procure to Pay, Manager

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The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.

As the global leader in prestige beauty, we touch over half a billion consumers a year.

Our Company's products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under the following brand names : AERIN, Aramis, Aveda, Bobbi Brown, Bumble and bumble, By Kilian, Clinique, Darphin, Donna Karan, DKNY, Dr.

Jart+, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, Ermenegildo Zegna, Estée Lauder, GLAMGLOW, Jo Malone London, Kiton, La Mer, Lab Series, Le Labo, M

C, Michael Kors, Origins, Prescriptives,Smashbox, Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger and Too Faced.

Infused throughout our organization is a passion for creativity and innovation; a desire to push the boundaries and invent the unexpected.

Position Overview

This role is critical in providing financial support as part of the OneSource Procure to Pay (PTP) team, responsible for the execution of accounts payables processes, financial reporting, and ad-hoc analysis.

Demonstrating a customer first’ attitude, the individual will partner with other functional areas to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of financial services.

This includes the oversight of a Third-Party Provider in the delivery of AP and T&E services supporting several North American Region departments.

The candidate will need to demonstrate a strong financial skillset in order to analyze complex business transactions and understand their impact on end financial statements.

In partnership with PTP leadership, the individual will actively participate in identifying efficiencies and opportunities to improve the overall service delivery model.

Key Responsibilities

Lead delivery of financial services, partnering with Third Party Provider in the execution of PTP processes for the North America Region, providing guidance and assistance for day to day accounts payables and reporting activities

Partner with various departments across the company to develop a deeper understanding of all transactions impact the North America Region processes and reporting, performing root cause analysis to resolve process inefficiencies

Oversee the development and delivery of required reporting, with a focus on working capital and cash forecasting

Support brand finance teams, Third Party Provider, Procurement operations, and other key stakeholders, acting as a key point of contact for changes related to process enhancements

Ensure quality execution of financial processes in areas including but not limited to Vendor Account Analysis, Month End & GR / IR Reconciliations, Abandoned Property & AP Recovery Reporting, T&E Management, and Payment Run Processing

Support Process Transformation, working with various stakeholders to facilitate end to end process review and assessments, identifying opportunities to drive increased harmonization and standardization across brands, departments, and processes

Foster environment of integrity, monitoring adherence to applicable SOX and Operational controls, facilitating risk assessments & audit control testing

Ensure creation of and regular updates to appropriate process documentation to improve understanding and drive operational consistency

Partner with F&A Cockpit team, identifying areas of opportunities, and sharing best practices among other functions, in order to continually refine and evolve the service delivery model support structure

Define and monitor metrics to evaluate process health and provide for ongoing process control and sustainability

Train and lead PTP Sr. Analysts, providing guidance and assistance to team members for day to day activities

Participate in projects around process redesign, new brand integrations, and system implementations

Engage in and suggest continuous process improvement ideas

Ensure that all activities are performed in the most efficient and effective manner possible

Competencies :

Strives for Excellence in Execution : Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizational effectiveness to meet current and future business needs.

Learns equally from successes and failures.

Demonstrates Learning Agility : Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw conclusions, and swiftly mobilize to adapt to changing needs and demands.

Builds Collaborative Relationships : Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.

Additional Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Finance / Administration preferred

Minimum Years of Experience : 8+ years

Proficient in Excel and financial reporting systems; SAP desired

Fully bilingual in English and Spanish

Ability collaborate and drive cross-functional consensus and strong communication and presentation skills necessary

Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines and to multitask

Additional Details

Work shift : Monday to Friday Business hours.

Contract-type : Full-Time Permanent.

Location : Costa del Este, Panamá.

Publicada el 25/01/2022

Finaliza el 25/04/2022

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