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Role Summary: Buy to Pay Global Ops Finance Europe team is in charge to provide accounts payable services to legal entities operated by GE affiliates across 31 countries in contact with the regional business controllership teams. Services are governed by the GE B2P Enterprise Standards and business specific policies and guidelines. Services scope include the full wing to wing process from invoice receiving until ensuring timely payment, issue resolutions supplier invoices and sub ledger reconciliation.
Execute and validate processing of external supplier invoices, perform regular self-audit and execute on correction actions
Contact person for business operational team in terms of resolving any complex issues with invoices and payments, investigate and resolve deficiencies with suppliers or internal parties
Work closely with business stakeholders on processing exceptional items and specific requirements
Preparing and reviewing the payment for external suppliers in ERP
Responsible for follow up on payment transactions to external suppliers and execution of urgent payments with ensured controls
Responsible for preparing timely reconciliation & review of all B2P related accounts; manage open items and clearing with stakeholder involvement
Manage cross-functional communication with multiple GE operation and finance functions at highest professional standards
Owns communication and reconciliation of outstanding balances with external suppliers
Initiate process improvements, execute projects related to standardization, quality improvement, compliance or simplification
Participation in migrations or system implementations, create and maintain DTP’s and other process documentation
Support in preparation of metrics and KPI’s and investigation analysis
Written and verbal fluency in English and French
Good understanding of accounting practices in relation to P2P
Ability to anticipate and resolve challenges, complex issues
Flexible approach with a strong team spirit
Professional style when dealing with business clients
Compliance & controllership mindset
Numerate with a good eye for detail
Proficient IT skills including Excel and Outlook
Knowledge of ERP platforms (SAP/Oracle)
Strong analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
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