Senior Analyst/Manager, Source to Pay
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Overview of the Role
The Finance Transformation and Cloud ERP team is currently seeking an impactful team member to join the Cloud ERP Initiative, focused primarily in the Source to Pay (S2P) area. The Finance Transformation and Cloud ERP is a team embedded within our Controllership organization that represents all collaborators across Finance on our transformation journey. This transformation includes the implementation of Workday Financials, optimization and modernization of our Coupa platform to include supplier invoicing functionality and a new indirect tax engine. This team supports Method 3 of our Corporate Strategy Initiatives to build streamlined, automated, intelligent and efficient processes with modern technology!
Coordinates and collaborates with business partners across S2P, accounting, treasury, tax, SOX/Compliance, business technology and integration partner teams to meet business needs.
Represents the business point of view when designing and collaborating with business integrator, system integrator and business technology team. The position will also work with external business integrator and systems integrator within the Source to Pay workstream.
This position will help identify change impacts from a business user perspective in order to influence both communications and training materials produced by the project team.
Develop “to be” processes considering Coupa & Workday out-of-the-box functionality.
Provide recommendations and follow through with communication and implementation of new processes while ensuring operational risks are mitigated in process design.
Document S2P system requirements based on process discussions and future state vision as well as assist in the preparation of testing scenarios that link back to documented requirements.
Coordinates timing of process owner testing efforts and executes and/or supports unit testing and end-to-end testing.
Communicates status of project to cross functional team members and escalates blockers in a timely manner and proposes possible remedies to overcome.
Participate on internal process improvement initiatives to improve reporting, analytical tools, and technical aspects of business procedures and practices.
Design, document and implement controls associated with the business processes in order to improve our SOX environment.
The position will work across functional teams to identify dependencies and bring attention to S2P risks associated with the work of other functional teams.
This position will report to the Director, Finance Transformation and Cloud ERP coordinating the Source to Pay function for the overall Cloud ERP initiative.
2+ years' of experience (Senior Analyst) / 5+ years' of experience (Manager) of operational experience in managing S2P business processes.
Degree or equivalent relevant experience required. Experience will be evaluated based on the Values & Behaviors for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer roles, work experience, etc.)
Proven success working in a high growth environment with competing priorities and aggressive timelines.
The candidate must have solid foundation and understanding of global and localized Source to Pay processes across Procurement, AP Invoicing and Payments including Month End Close, SOX Controls, Intercompany and Expense Reimbursement activities.
Additionally, the candidate should have a sound understanding of upstream Sourcing processes along with downstream impacts on Accounting, Tax and Treasury.
Proven experience influencing decision making and outcomes to maximize business value through project execution.
Ability to identify gaps between desired future state and system functionality and recommend viable alternative options and solutions.
Experienced working with various business advisors to assist in delivering world class solutions that are highly scalable, secure, and flexible. Business partnerships and communication will be critical across the Global Controllership department, Business Technologies and the SOX/Compliance organizations.
Strong collaboration and teamwork skills required; specifically, across various timezones
Ability to approach responsibilities with a beginner’s mind and serve as Change Champion for the Finance Transformation and Cloud ERP team by communicating, advocating, and championing upcoming changes to impacted stakeholders.
Ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, solve problems, scope business requirements, and prioritize
Remains adaptable and flexible. Open to continuous change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances and working in an ambiguous business environment
Coupa Procurement and Invoicing experience is preferred
Workday Financials experience is preferred
EMEA, APAC and LATAM experience is preferred
Experience in SOX control design and knowledge of SOX documentation and execution *LI-Y
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