SAP Vendor Management Finance Assistant . Job Reference: 1642571

Job ID: 681528
Location: Manchester
Category: Accounting & Finance
Salary: Negotiable
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Date when vacancy closes
21 Apr 2017

Business Area
Head Office

Area of Expertise

Spinningfields, Manchester

Vacancy Details

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
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