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Manager - Accounts Payable (Invoice to Pay)

Сфера деятельности: Finance & Controlling

Тип должности: Permanent

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Saint Petersburg, FL

Страна: United States

Manager - Accounts Payable (Invoice to Pay)

L’Oreal North America Business Service Center– St. Petersburg, FL

L’Oréal leads the world of beauty with 35 global renowned brands such as L’Oreal Paris, Maybelline, Garnier, Lancôme, Ralph Lauren, Matrix, Redken, Carol’s Daughter, Skinceuticals, Essie, Kiehl’s, YSL, NYX Professional Make Up, Urban Decay, Mizani, and Clarisonic.  With $26.9 billion (Euros) in annual sales and record operating margin in 2018 at 18.3% of sales. We have a presence in 150 countries, over 500 registered patents, launching over 500 products a year and 3.7% of its consolidated sales invested into its world-wide research facilities, L’Oréal is a technologically advanced company which manufactures and supplies over 4.5 billion units annually to the world. 

We are the Accounting team at the L’Oreal Business Service Center located in St. Petersburg, FL. We lead the completion of all the critical accounting transactions. We ensure the compliance of our methods and processes, and develop the reports that are used to share our results globally. We are always aiming to reach even greater heights in terms of accuracy and timing, and are looking for exceptional professionals like you.  Opportunity: Come join our dynamic team! We are currently actively looking for a:

Manager - Accounts Payable (Invoice to Pay)

L’Oreal North America Business Service Center– St. Petersburg, FL

Accountable for the overall success of the Accounts Payable team. Manage multiple Supervisors and is responsible for staff processing a large volume of transaction on the SAP Fusion, SAP WISE and SAP Canada platforms. Leverage synergies within Accounts Payable Shared Services Department using scanning and robotic technology.  

Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for the below tasks:

  • Responsible for managing the overall tasks of Accounts Payable North America Team to ensure services are delivered on target and meet Group standards.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains systems, procedures, and policies, to ensure adherence to company guidelines.
  • Responsible for managing the end to end Readsoft scanning and OCR process with the view to improving OCR in order to facilitate achieving Group KPIs and drives activities and process improvements to reach 95% paid on time rate by utilizing available tools (Celonis, Power BI, etc.)
  • Leads and organizes activities of the accounts payable function to ensure accurate and timely payment, processing, accurate accrual data and timely analysis of specific accounts.
  • Manages and coordinates the operations side of AP from the incoming invoice via email or scanner to the input to SAP.
  • Accountable for overall performances and the services delivered by the Accounts Payable Team.
  • Ensures the BSC is structured to facilitate growth and is scalable in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Accountable for analyzing specific areas in accounts payable, these include: CONCUR, SRM and GR/IR
  • Manages vendor, affiliate and employee issues related to payments.
  • Respond to management inquiries in a professional and concise manner.
  • Responsible for being able to provide and present AP reports and analysis.
  • Lead special projects as required.

Service delivery management

  • Responsible for ensuring that service performance meets business expectations based on Group standards and KPIs.
  • Monitors compliance with Accounts Payables Controls, risks and barriers; creates and executes applicable mitigation strategies.
  • Foster and manage effective partnerships with business stakeholders to establish a collaborative team approach to problem solving and issue resolution.
  • Sets operating policies to manage operational activities (peaks, procedure changes, etc.)

Operational excellence

  • Drives operational efficiency and excellence in execution, constantly achieving continuous process improvements and developing a culture focused on client - service – operational excellence.
  • Identifies, promotes, and supports process optimization, standardization and improvement to deliver cost-savings and efficiencies across the organization.
  • Review existing processes, structures, and systems with a focus on simplifying, standardizing, and automating them.
  • Champions customer service & satisfaction, including performance dashboards & engaging key stakeholder in performance dialogues.

Team management & coaching

  • Manages, develops, recruits staff
  • Develop strategies to attract and retain a highly skilled and engaged workforce
  • Motivates staff through specific initiatives (e.g. improvement projects, team events & celebrations)
  • Create diverse work environment that facilitates teamwork and open communication
  • Assist team managers in setting performance measurement procedures for all employees (incl. objective setting, appraisal and personal development plans)

Expected background

  • 5-8 years of accounts payable experience, managing accounts payable processes and systems required
  • 5-8 years of experience in a leadership role
  • Must be an experienced leader who can lead, empower, and motivate the team
  • SAP experience is required
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite and Excel Skills required
  • Must be willing and able to work extended hours during close
  • Must possess strong problem solving and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • Proven ability to manage individual contributors

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please email [email protected]. Please note this email will only respond to specific requests for assistance completing the application as a request for accommodation for a disability. All others will not be considered.