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Global Process Leader - Buydesk & Accounts Payable

Company: General Electric
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary The Global Process Leader (GPL) is responsible for the governance and proactive development and enhancement of end-to-end process across the enterprise. The GPL must collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient process operations for identification and leverage of cross-process synergies. The GPL also monitors process performance and prioritizes and drives process-related decisions. Additionally, the GPL is accountable for ensuring process compliance with all relevant legislation and company procedures. This role serves as the custodian of the overall Procure to Pay (P2P) process and is responsible for driving implementation of process design at an enterprise level. Job Description Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure optimal use and adaptation of ERP/enabling technologies, owning the Buydesk & AP Technology Roadmap leading to continuous Improvement
  • Working closely with Master Data Management teams and applying LEAN methodology to ensure key data elements are structured, standardized, and consistent across our brand portfolio (suppliers, partners, vendors, etc.)
  • Design & implement process, and technology standards for end-to-end P2P process at Enterprise level
  • Collaborating with IT, and Finance on system implementations and enhancement initiatives
  • Partnering with Business unit leaders and Procure to Pay teams to drive ongoing business process improvements
  • Providing SME knowledge for Procure to Pay process
  • Driving the Global Accounts Payable enterprise strategy
  • Participating in relevant discussions to provide input on items such as process scope and service delivery and assist in resolving operational issues
  • Collaborating with the stakeholders to ensure resources are properly trained on processes, policies, and systems
  • Leading within an outsourced and matrixed Buydesk and AP environments
  • Managing effectively through times of crisis and ambiguity
  • Work closely with accounts payable to insure accurate and timely payments as needed.
  • Serve as a Super User to the procurement module and resolve" tier-1" support cases.
  • Assist in pulling reports on as needed basis for executive management and procurement colleagues.
  • Interface and own timely updates to internal customers to expedite and resolve customer issues.
  • Approve purchase orders based on functional approval limits (DOA).
  • Resolve Accounts Payable and invoice hold issues.
  • Responsible for system testing, drive e-tool penetration with suppliers (Fusion, Supplier Connect). Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma with at least 5 years of relevant experience).
    • Program and project management experience required
    • Experience in supporting cross functional business services with an emphasis on Buydesk and Accounting functions
    • Experience with Shared Services and/ or Outsourced Service Delivery Models
    • Demonstrated experience working in a matrixed global environment
    • Demonstrable experience of executing process transformation initiatives or delivering enterprise systems
    • In-depth understanding of Procure to Pay leading practices and experience with Oracle, SAP, and procurement systems
    • Oracle, SAP and MS Office knowledge (data entry skills)
    • Significant experience and use of ERP software (SAP, ORACLE) and familiarity with Procurement & A/P systems and interfaces
    • Works well with a team and independently
    • Self-Starter - able to excel in fast paced business environment.
    • Very strong customer service and results oriented mindset.
    • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
    • Ability to organize, assess, prioritize tasks, risks, resources, milestones and deliverables. Desired Characteristics
      • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills. Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used. Additional Information GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Keywords: General Electric, Atlanta , Global Process Leader - Buydesk & Accounts Payable, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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