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Payables Accounting Analyst

2022.01.27. | Budapest | Non-tech
Our partner is a global leader in the banking sector which serves more than 200 million domestic, corporate, state and organizational clients worldwide. It was one of the first international shared service centers in Hungary, opening its doors in 2005, presently facilitating services for 95 countries on an international level.
  • Builds in-depth end-to-end RMO Payables process expertise and very good knowledge of all supported systems and applications, such as P2P, Business Objects, Flexcube, TLM, FAEM and has overall understanding of Finance system infrastructure
  • Responsible for ensuring open exceptions on the EMEA payables Core accounts (Vendor Liability; Cash Clearings; other system accounts) are resolved on a timely basis and within the benchmarks established for the account via Reconciliation, Monitoring, Investigation and collaboration with relevant Operations team for Resolution
  • Timely escalation of potential dependencies preventing compliance with BSS policy, including responsible Business, country Finance
  • Follow up with different teams to arrange missing information
  • Performs analysis on data and contact responsible persons (reconcilers/Account Owner in e-Recon/Financial Control/RMO teams) in case of irregularity were found and come up with actions plans and drive if necessary
  • Assists cluster teams with prioritization and drives investigation of complex operational issues and/or customer inquiries, identifying and rectifying issue root cause, recognizing sensitivity and impact, escalating when appropriate as well as tracking successful issue resolution
  • Prepares and approves Ledger Adjustments in line with approval duties delegated by Direct Manager, Team Leader and Controller and applicable policies
  • Responsible for timely reporting of Operational Risk Events by cluster team and close monitoring till resolution
  • Provides Global Recon Utility / Internal Control Units with comments / feedback on the open reconciliation breaks including root cause, status update and target resolution date;
  • Supports COB efforts for department as directed by management
  • Produces regular and ad-hoc metrics and reports for Management or for Auditing Bodies
  • Initiates process development and / or participate in projects where the department is involved, assisting with User Acceptance Testing and Regression Testing and preparing reports on related test results
  • Leverages our partner's Lean framework to optimize how we work with external and internal customers. Responsible for continuous process improvements and adaptation to new business process/procedures
  • Cross-trains on primary responsibilities of peers to serve as a back-up when needed
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) when assigned by Team Lead or Operations Manager and attend training sessions as required
  • Builds trusted partner relationships with broad range of country, regional and global stakeholders and partners, including RMO, Finance, O&T, BTSS, ICG Operations, FRSS and others
  • Acts as Tier 1 escalation point addressing all customer enquiries in a timely and high-quality manner
  • Anticipates and reports operational issues, emerging risks, control gaps to Sr. Operations Manager and Team Leader
  • Assist AMR Operations Manager to develop, document and maintain procedures for all performed activities
  • Provides evaluative judgement based on analysis of information in non-standard or unique situations
  • Evaluates moderately complex cases and develops approach weighing various alternatives and balancing potentially conflicting interests, using multiple sources of information and thinking outside-the-box
  • Complete additionally any other tasks in connection with the role but not detailed in the current job description, charged by the direct manager, supervisor, or the functional head.
  • Min. 12 months employment in multinational / shared services / Accounts Payable environment
  • End-to-end Payables process knowledge and excellent knowledge of related accounting
  • Very good understanding of general accounting principles
  • Experience with managing relationships, escalations as well as documentation, implementation of systems and process changes
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong PC skills including advanced Excel typical Financial applications and systems
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and strong work ethic
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Highly motivated, able to work independently and in a team, self-starter, able to prioritize
  • Proactivity and customer focused approach
  • Good written communication skills
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Business, Economics, Finance, International Studies, Math, Accounting
  • Strong English language skills
  • Intellectual curiosity & agility, strong work ethics
  • Proactivity and customer focused approach
  • Excellent logical, analytical thinking
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think critically and outside-the-box
  • Flexibility, sees challenges as opportunities and goes extra mile to resolve problems
Employer's offer
  • Freedom to succeed in a dynamic environment: creative and innovative ideas are encouraged and recognized
  • A positive and inclusive work environment in which diversity and cross-regional work-streams are key components
  • An environment conducive to developing supervisory/leadership/presentation skills and build a professional network across the organization globally
  • Hybrid (office / home office) presence