Payment Agent

Employer: SNC-Lavalin Romania
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Banks - Financial Institutions
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 11.05.2021

    This role is an exciting career opportunity for those of you who are fluent in English and who aspire to develop a carrier in the accounting and finance fields.As Payment Agent you will be mainly responsible for generating the payment selections, on a daily basis and ensure that the payments to supplier are made in an efficient and precise manner.

    To succeed in this role, you will need to pay attention to details, stay organized and take full ownership of the tasks associated with payment activity. One of your main responsibilities will be to ensure all payments are done following the calendar and in a timely manner according to our working procedures. You will also need to investigate issues/mistakes related to invoice processing and provide solutions in order to complete the payment accurately. Close collaboration with the Accounts Payable and Canadian Payment teams is needed.

    Even if some prior experience in the accounting field will be considered as a plus, the position is also a good opportunity for people not related to finance and accounting as we will provide tools and training which will help you succeed in the role.

    The Payment Agent is part of the Accounts Payable Team of SNC-Lavalin’s Finance Shared Service Centre based in Bucharest.


    • Generate, on a daily basis, payment selections (checks and electronic) to ensure payments to suppliers are made in an efficient and precise manner
    • Work closely with the Payment team in Montreal
    • Contact the Accounts Payable Team to resolve issues related to invoice payments
    • Check all the rejections and take the necessary actions
    • Perform root cause analysis and identify solutions
    • Actively contribute to creation, completion or update of the training documents and working procedures
    • Provide training to newcomers
    • Identify process/system improvements opportunities and participate in their implementation
    • Run reports and produce KPI’s (key performance indicators) when needed
    • Perform other tasks related to Payables activities
    • Proficiency in English (French is a plus)
    • Knowledge of Procure-to-Pay process is a plus
    • Basic accounting knowledge is a plus
    • Basic knowledge of Oracle or another ERP system is a plus
    • Previous experience in Finance / Accounts Payable fields is a plus
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • University Degree (studies in Economics is plus) or relevant work experience  
    Capabilities and qualifications
    • Time management and organizational skills
    • Attention to details paired with good analytical abilities
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Good communication skills
    • Able to set priorities and complete multiple projects simultaneously
    • Work experience in a shared services, process driven or service center environment is a plus  
    Our offer towards work-life balance
    • Flexible working schedule – organized in 2 shifts (Monday to Friday): 9:00-18:00, 10:00-19:00
    • Work from Home
    • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits
    • Easter and Christmas bonus & performance bonus
    • Direct contract with SNC-Lavalin
    • Team buildings, Fun@Work activities
    • Free French language classes
    • Learning and Development programs, Training, Career opportunities
    • Employees Wellness Program – fresh fruits, chair massage, counseling sessions, additional sick days, employee wellness rooms
    • A friendly and dynamic work environment
    • CSR & Sport activities

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