Date when vacancy closes
21 Apr 2017
Area of Expertise
Background to vacancy/ What is the purpose of the job? What do you need to achieve?
The primary purpose of this role is to manage the end-to-end GRIR/IRGR and Supplier Funding processes within SAP Vendor Management. This includes daily process for supplier funding incorporating a number of tasks/query resolution and weekly/Month End reporting and document clearing.
Working with key stakeholders to ensure control through the decision making process. This role requires regular interaction with a number of stakeholders across the business alongside internal 3rd party banks and internal teams in the BSC.
« GRIR/IRGR Reporting and analysis
« Provide information to allow the business to make informed decisions
« Credit Memo validation
« Ensure customer satisfaction through meeting KPI targets and robust controls
« Develop and maintain positive relationships with internal & external customers
« Accountable for vendor and internal 2nd line support queries satisfactorily resolving end-to-end queries in accordance with M & S policies and procedures
« Review all processes on a periodic basis to ensure control is maintained in line with audit requirements
« Ensuring high levels of customer service are maintained in accordance with BSC target service levels
« Monitoring and enforcing internal compliance and escalating persistent cases of non-compliance to the team manager
« Continuously improve process design focussing on simplification, standardisation, quality improvement and cost minimisation. This will include a continual analysis and review of existing end to end processes.
« Working as a member of the team, participating fully in team activities and taking joint responsibility for team goals
« Providing support as required to other process areas (e.g. during peak periods of work)
« Working with line manager to identify and prioritise self-development and learning opportunities
« Proactively undertaking activities to increase own competency portfolio
Technical skills/business skills required
« Attention to detail and accuracy
« Strong analytical skills
« Reconciliation experience
« Good knowledge of purchase-to-pay accounting principles, activities and processes
« Problem solving and query resolution skills
« Stakeholder management with effective communication skills
« Exceptional telephone manner, confident in explaining issues to non-financial personnel
« IT literate with strong MS Excel skills
« Prior experience of SAP is preferred