Accounts Payable Analyst
Founded in 1898, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 21 countries, and has one of the most recognizable brand names in the world. Its global headquarters is in Akron, Ohio, USA.
In Romania, Goodyear Dunlop is present since 1999 and it is represented by two different legal entities, Goodyear Dunlop Tires (Sales Office) and Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations.
Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations Romania is the Global Business Services Center of Goodyear Dunlop EMEA. The GBS Center in Bucharest started back in July 2011. The core mission of the Center has always been to provide internal customer satisfaction with the shared responsibility of delivery - Driving performance as ONE TEAM.
Do you want to be a part of a Finance team based in Bucharest working in a fast paced, world class organization, driven by leading edge technology?
If the answer is yes, then we have just the job for you!
-Accounting / administrative degree or other similar professional qualification;
-Minimum 1 year experience in Accounts Payable end to end process with high volume transaction in BPO/Shared service environment;
-Experience of SAP and ERP Payables systems;
-Experience of Payables process Automation and Systems Solutions would be a plus;
-Experience in handling Account Reconciliations and Settlements;
-Detailed knowledge of Accounts Payable process and problem-solving skills;
-Solid financial analysis to include reconciliation of Account Payable related accounts;
-High-level of proficiency in various computer applications including Intermediate Excel skills;
-Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written);
-Fluency in one other European language (Greek, Polish, French, German) will be considered as a strong asset.
-Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines;
-Interpersonal and relationship building in an intercultural environment;
-Demonstrate accuracy and strong attention to detail;
-Strong communications skills, both oral and written, required to resolve issues and enforce policy where required; must be comfortable in interacting with others.
Primary Purpose of the Position
-Reporting directly to GBS AP Team Lead, the position has the primary responsibility to providing an efficient and cost-effective Accounts Payable service to all divisions served by GBS, in order to ensure that the requirements of internal and external customers are met, and that the assets of the business are effectively controlled;
-Coordinating activities needed to ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures and agreed Policy and Terms;
-Deliver Shared Services Objectives based on the principles of superior customer service, continuous improvement and best-practice. Maintains excellent relationships with internal customers so as to ensure mutual goals are achieved and up-to-date knowledge of best practices within the Accounts Payable environment;
-Take ownership and resolve complex and technical issues related to Invoice Processing.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
-Take ownership and resolve complex and technical issues related to Invoice processing and matching, request of adequate approval and coding information, payment processing to ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures and agreed Policy and Terms. Open Item Management including Credit Notes write offs and clearing process and follow up on clearing resolution for all assigned account;
-Collaborate with key roles of the Accounts Payable Team to support Open Item Management;
-Review and monitor compliance of Accounts Payable in accordance with Company Policy and controls to ensure timely and accurate payments;
-Cooperate with AP Help desk to respond to inquiries received via phone calls and emails within agreed timelines;
-Support Invoice Specialists with resolution of issues and escalations;
-Provides assistance to Vendor Master Team on Vendor Creation or changes;
-Support Team Lead and Specialist and Query Team in responding to queries from Business within agreed timelines;
-Respond timely to prompt requests from Business / Customers;
-Assist with month end activities with production of monthly supplier reconciliations;
-Prepares Payment Proposal (until full automation implemented);
-Analyze, review, monitor and resolved unsuccessful payments executions. Review, analyze and resolve Potential Duplicates;
-Support audit requirements both for internal and external auditors within the agreed time-frame and in the required format.