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Sr Manager - Accounts Payable

Company: L'Oreal
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Sr. Manager - Accounts PayableL'Oreal North America Business Service CenterSt. Petersburg, FLL'Or-- -al leads the world of beauty with 35 global renowned brands such as L'Oreal Paris, Maybelline, Lanc-- --- -me, Ralph Lauren, Matrix, Redken, Carol's Daughter, Skinceuticals, Essie, Kiehl's, YSL, NYX Professional Make Up, Urban Decay, Mizani, and Clarisonic. We have a presence in 140 countries, over 400 registered patents, launching over 500 products a year and 3.7% of its consolidated sales invested into its world-wide research facilities, L'Or-- -al is a technologically advanced company which manufactures and supplies over 4.5 billion units annually to the world.We are the Accounting team at the L'Oreal Shared Services located in St. Petersburg, FL. We lead the completion of all the critical accounting transactions. We ensure the compliance of our methods and processes, and develop the reports that are used to share our results globally. We are always aiming to reach even greater heights in terms of accuracy and timing and are looking for exceptional Accounting professionals like you. Opportunity: Come join our dynamic team! We are currently actively looking for a:Sr. Manager Accounts PayableOversee the day to day operations of Accounts Payable North America Team to ensure services are delivered on target and meet Group standards.Develops, implements, and maintains systems, procedures, and policies, to ensure adherence to company guidelines.Responsible for achieving KPIs and drives activities and process improvements to reach paid on time rate by utilizing available tools (Celonis, Power BI, etc.)Leads and organizes activities of the accounts payable function to ensure accurate and timely payment, accurate accrual data and timely analysis of accounts.Manages the action engine in Celonis to ensure invoices are prioritized and dispatched to the AP team.Responsible for monitoring and resolving AP Aging and invoice backlogEnsures the SSC is structured to facilitate growth and is scalable in a cost-efficient manner.Responsible for reviewing the weekly control reports to ensure productivity levels meet established criteriaManages vendor, affiliate and employee issues related to payments. Provide guidance and leadership to support staff to ensure execution of solutionResponsible for being able to provide and present AP reports and analysis.Lead special projects as required.Oversee that adequate controls are in place ensure appropriate controls are in place and effectiveService delivery managementMonitors compliance with Accounts Payables Controls, risks and barriers; creates and executes applicable mitigation strategies.Foster and manage effective partnerships with business stakeholders to establish a collaborative team approach to problem solving and issue resolution.Sets operating policies to manage operational activities (peaks, procedure changes, etc.)Proactively identify process gaps, control deficiencies and have a continuous improvement mindsetOperational excellenceDrives operational efficiency and excellence in execution, constantly achieving continuous process improvements and developing a culture focused on client - service - operational excellence.Identifies, promotes, and supports process optimization, standardization and improvement to deliver cost-savings and efficiencies across the organization.Review existing processes, structures, and systems with a focus on simplifying, standardizing, and automating them.Champions customer service & satisfaction, including performance dashboards & engaging key stakeholder in performance dialogues.Provide strategic oversight to develop and drive process improvement through strategic business partnerships, team development, policy design and procedural efficiencies.Team management & coachingManages, develops, recruits staffDevelop strategies to attract and retain a highly skilled and engaged workforceMotivates staff through specific initiatives (e.g. improvement projects, team events & celebrations)Embodies SIMPLICITY values:Teams are the new heroesCooperation is the new confrontationProblem solving together is the new meeting behaviorFrame and trust are the new controlTest and learn is the new perfectionEmpowerment is the new managementConsumer satisfaction is the new product performance"Eat what you cook"-- - is the new "leave before it burnsCreate a diverse work environment that facilitates teamwork and open communicationAssist team managers in setting performance measurement procedures for all employees (incl. objective setting, appraisal and personal development plans)Expected background5-8 years of accounts payable experience, managing accounts payable processes and systems required5-8 years of experience in a leadership roleMust be an experienced leader who can lead, empower, and motivate other people leaders and teamsSAP experienceAdvanced Microsoft Office Suite and Excel Skills requiredMust be willing and able to work extended hours during closeMust possess strong problem solving and leadership skillsExcellent communication skillsAbility to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environmentProven ability to manage leaders.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please email [email protected]. Please note this email will only respond to specific requests for assistance completing the application as a request for accommodation for a disability. All others will not be considered.

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