Procure to Pay Coordinator (Temporary contract - 1 year)

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Employer: Cargill
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: temporary
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 16.05.2018
    Short company description

    Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at


    •Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, or accounting, preferred.
    •Solid understanding of how end to end processes operate within a shared service environment, preferred.
    •Minimum 3 years of PRTP process experience.
    •Minimum 1 years PRTP improvement experience.
    •Demonstrated ability to create a culture of continuous improvement, process optimization, and intellectual curiosity.
    •Relentless determination to improve processes and build collaboration.
    •Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English).
    •Strong problem solving and analytical skills .
    •Demonstrated change agility - Demonstrates openness to new approaches and ideas. Fosters an environment where one can challenge the status quo when needed for improvement. Champions the needed change in the organization, and helps others prepare for the impact and acceptance of needed change.
    •Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity.
    •Demonstrated ability to understand and use technology to improve process and control.
    •Understanding and experience working with JDE.
    •Working knowledge of SAP or any other integrated ERP system.
    •Ability to travel up to 10%.
    •Proven ability to manage outcomes whilst not having all employees reporting to yourself.


    Reports to: Country A&R Lead

    This position will be part of the team managing the country PRTP service owner accountabilities. This position will help support the efficient and well controlled PRTP processes and be one of the key people the CBS Centers partners with to help ensure a successful PRTP process. This position will be the key to the success of implementing the CBS finance processes and support structure.
    Key responsibilities will be to work with the CBS Finance teams to assist in the improvement of the current process order and non-process order vendor payable process (including admin process order entry), assist with the migration of payment processes to CBS including vendor address book process support, help in continuous improvement of the current PRTP processes, investigation of problem payments, support the improvement SAP process order processes (where implemented), provide level 2 support to CBS Finance (including improvement of communication between functions and CBS if needed), provide and monitor key migrated financial metrics and follow up actions.

    Major Tasks

    Business Liaison
    •Support the business and CBS Finance personnel to help ensure the successful migration of agreed transactional work to CBS Center.
    •Work with CBS Finance and business teams to act, collaborate and partner to create one effective team
    •One of the key points of contact for the business when they need to escalate a PRTP issue (JDE or SAP)
    •When required, liaison with CBS and the business on issues, process improvements, & SLA slippage
    •Assist in the communication of the PRTP Process changes to CBS and the business
    •Troubleshoot issues with vendors as needed
    •Be involved in projects as needed
    •Help the business work through identified aged items in the system – work with the sites, assist in the sending out consistent metrics and help drive improvement to the site locations to have better line of sight on performance of our site teams
    •Help create, measure and monitor pre-established key metrics. Ensure business team and CBS take appropriate action as necessary.
    •When required provide answers, leadership and expertise to CBS and the business in the following PRTP areas-
    oMaintenance of PRTP data, Processing of vendor invoices, Processing of payments
    o Posting journal entries and performing period-end processing
    o Providing vendor support services
    o Performing travel and expense administration support
    o Performing Origination Administration
    o Creating administrative Process Order entry.

    Change Leadership through Process Optimization
    •Execute the process improvement plans as set by the PRTP service owner
    •Be a part of the teams leading through change by identifying and implementing process simplification, standardization and improvement while proactively pursuing shared services optimization.
    •Help create a culture of initiating change and driving results to both CBS and business teams
    •Help all partners work to achieve a high performing team and have a deep desire to constantly improve results thru process optimization and training
    •Collaborate with other Finance, Business leaders and other finance colleagues within the business and Cargill.