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Posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7:54 AM

Your Challenge We are currently seeking an experienced Accounting or Finance professional to join the Procure to Pay (PtP) Team located in Andover, Massachusetts. An ideal candidate will understands the PtP process with a proven history of demonstrated results augmented by the desire to continue their individual growth as an accounting or finance professional. In this position you will have exposure to Philips Accounting Operation (AccOps), Shared Service Center (SSC) and various business units in the North American Region. Your understanding of the PtP process will help drive needed improvements, cost savings and efficiencies. In your prior assignments you will have demonstrated your ability to understand issues based on facts and supported improvements working with other process owners and stakeholders resulting in required outcomes. You will be expected to work with a shared services center (SSC) with a great deal of virtual interaction with employees at the SSC. We welcome cultural awareness, mutual understanding, open mindedness and out-of-the-box thinking that come from international multidisciplinary team working together towards a common goal. We Are Looking For · 10 years of progressive experience in accounting or finance area. · 5-7 years of work experience, in a large multi-national organization, with focus on supervisory/management positions. · 3-5 years Shared Services experience, preferably in Procure to Pay · Bachelor’s degree (concentration in Accounting or Finance strongly preferred) or equivalent years of experience. · Master Degree (M.B.A., Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance) is a plus. · Strong understanding of procurement, supply chain process is a plus. · Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure/high volume environment. · Strong accounting knowledge with specific emphasis on transactional integrity and internal controls. · Advanced knowledge of Management Accounting. · Basic knowledge of Analytics and Systems. · Strong experience in Lean, Project and Change management. · SAP knowledge – ERP processes and procedures including internal controls, a plus. · Knowledge of MS Office Applications, with expertise in Excel and Pivot Tables. · Demonstrate ability to work as a team player and team leader in cross-functional teams with demonstrated ability to communicate across functions. · Demonstrated ability to embrace change. · Must enjoy working in a fast paced environment with people from different cultures. · Willing to travel, as necessary. Your responsibilities · Actively monitor and control PtP activities that are performed by the SSC to ensure quality and efficiency of the related processes. · Follow-up on KPI’s to monitor and improve the efficiency of the Procure to Pay (Procure to Invoice and Invoice to Pay) process. · Contribute to cash optimization and ensure proper execution of payments on time and within agreed upon terms. · Support the PtP and Inter-Co Teams where necessary with supplier and inter-company invoice processing and query resolution. · Working with North America regional Indirect tax team ensure correctness and timeliness of Sales and Use Tax and other tax declarations (i.e. 1099 Reporting) related to AP. · Interact on a regular basis with the Company's internal and external auditors and other supporting organizations regarding the Company's proposed or current PtP transactions. · Act as a liaison between the Philips Business Units and the SSC. · Participate, lead regional and globally initiated improvement projects. · Work on problems of diverse scope, selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. · Channel requests to the back-office to increase efficiency and reduce cost of services and set priorities (Demand Management). · Pro-actively seek opportunities to automate and/or outsource, in close cooperation with the business stakeholders. · Develop junior Accountants to assume greater responsibility and skill. · Act as a point of contact related to organizational changes which require support in other areas of PtP, i.e. non-SAP installs. Your Team Your team of process experts are responsible for coordinating, implementing, and resolving issues based on agreed upon processes and procedures. Your portfolio will consist of several Philips organizations across North America within the Philips HealthTech area. You will be a part of the regional North America Team, reporting into the Regional Process Lead within Philips Accounting Operations. Our Offer At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Thanks to our employees who share our passion for improving lives, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry leading in image guided interventions, ultrasound, patient monitoring, cardiology informatics, sleep therapy and respiratory care. Named one of the Top 50 Happiest Companies in America in 2013, we enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs. Find out more info about Philips at www.philips.com/na/careers Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, and disability, protected veteran or marital status

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• Location: Andover, Boston

• Post ID: 38883718 boston
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