Description

The Finance Business Partner, P2P will supervise and oversee the daily activities related to Procure-to-Pay (P2P) processes to ensure the end-to-end financial processes are managed in an efficient manner in coordination with Specialist and Service Center teams. To provide onsite support for financial services to Principals and legal staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee office accounting activities such as vendor payments, expense reimbursements; Principal payments and payroll processing; journal entries, account reconciliations and adjustments
  • Ensure compliance with Global credit card program is upheld with extremely high levels of compliance, including processes related to expense reimbursements through Firm systems and within the agreed SLAs
  • Process external vendor invoices and expense report reimbursements in SAP. This includes requesting for authorization/approval, data validation to check accuracy and completeness of details prior to posting and processing journal entries (when necessary)
  • Review and final validation of all requests processed for ACH, Check and wire transfer payments
  • Oversee the entire Accounts payable end to end process to ensure that invoices are processed and paid accurately within the agreed timeline and is compliant with local regulations and statutory requirements
  • Review, analyse and reconcile month end GL balances of Cash Advance, Deposit and Accounts Payable account by reviewing necessary reports
  • Review, suggest and facilitate implementation of P2P process improvements with guidance from P2P Global Process Owner
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert of the Accounts Payable process
  • Support the leadership on firm wide initiatives including annual and ad-hoc projects

Success factors

  • Become proficient in agreed P2P systems and tools within 3 months of appointment. Proficiency to be demonstrated through measurement to agreed standards
  • Deliver agreed outcomes to agreed timeframes
  • Collaborate constructively with stakeholders and PBS teammates
  • Engagement effectiveness to be measured by feedback from in-market stakeholders and Center leaders

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience focusing on financial management, accounting or other related areas
  • Relevant Finance experience in procurement and accounts payable
  • Proven ability to influence, interact and consult with senior leaders regarding finance processes, guidelines and compliances
  • Demonstrated expertise in operational efficiency and financial accounting
  • Strong project management and systemic thinking skills
  • Ability to network and collaborate with teams both regional and global, while acknowledging their cultural, social and academic diversity
  • Working knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Working proficiency in using MS Office and other Productivity Tools