Regional Vendor Management Lead
The Maersk Group
31d ago

Finance and Accounting Process works on accounting processes from regions including America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The team has an active participation in the corporate drive for process standardization and enhancements, which has resulted in higher efficiencies, uniformity of accounting practices and quality & consistent management reporting.

We offer

As an employee with Maersk GSC you will be part of a working environment as diverse as the APMM group. Maersk strongly encourages continuous learning at work and sharing of best practices by rewarding innovations.

We aren’t all about work, we believe in a holistic development of our employees and so regularly organize recreational activities giving our employees a chance to unwind and showcase their creative side.

As an organization we strongly believe in a people-centric approach with emphasis on employee engagement and work-life balance.

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver consistent on time payment to vendors
  • Invoices in workflows are posted on time and exceptions are resolved by working closely with the relevant stake holders across the organization
  • Vendor accounts are reconciled within the established framework and accounts are up to date
  • Actively liaise with vendors in resolving pending vendor queries proactively without any escalations to the front line organization
  • Ensure proper monitoring of outstanding Purchase orders & Goods Receipts with no outstanding PO / GR more than 90 days old
  • Support Working capital initiatives for the LOC / Region by reviewing the pay terms & payment frequency of vendors
  • Improve controls & up stream data quality by working closely with the operations teams in the GSC, LOC & the cluster
  • For Month end, Quarter end & Year End Book close, make sure that all Balance sheet & Control Accounts are reconciled properly & exceptions are documented.
  • Assist in all finance related audits impacting overall area of responsibility. Take an active part in implementing new strategies based on audit recommendations and ensure changes / amendments to Standard Operating Procedures based on these recommendations.
  • Support SGA cost initiatives of the LOC / Region
  • We are looking for

  • Well established knowledge and hands on experience in end to end Procure to Pay vertical in large organization
  • Minimum 10 years of experience within the procure to Pay with at least 6 Years of people management experience as Leader of leaders
  • Capable of understanding the business & connecting business performance to financial numbers and day to day tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Influence without authority
  • Lead meetings & discussions with vendors where required to solve outstanding queries of vendors
  • Good interpersonal, presentation and cooperative skills
  • Lead the teams from the front, set daily weekly & monthly targets and hold team accountable for performance
  • Engage the team actively and demonstrate team work
  • Good in Excel skills & system savvy. SAP knowledge is an advantage
  • Good analytical skills and a structured working method
  • High competency in written and verbal English
  • Good understanding of control framework
  • Transportation industry experience would be an added advantage
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