P2P Analyst

Sage - Newcastle, Province of KwaZulu-Natal

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P2P Analyst
Job Title P2P Analyst
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Job Description The European Finance Operations function delivers transactional processing services in Europe covering Purchase to Pay (P2P), Order to Cash (O2C), and Record to Report (R2R).
This full-time role is part of the P2P team in the European Finance Operations function. The role is responsible for performing tasks in the P2P Transactional Processing Area, ensuring it meets the current and future needs of the business and is reflecting the underlying business terms and Sage policies.
Based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, the successful candidate will be experienced in performing this role in Finance Operations.
Key Responsibilities Key accountabilities and decision ownership:
• Perform the P2P Transactional Processing - including processing invoices via document recognition system
• Query Management internal and external
• Supplier Statement Reconciliations
• Escalate queries as required to P2P Manager.
• Prioritise processing and queries to meet Payments on Time criteria and other KPIs
• Deliver an excellent service whilst ensuring process optimisation.
• Plan and prioritise your own workload to ensure payment and month end deadlines are achieved.
• Demonstrate appropriate agility to support all areas of the P2P department as needed including projects
• Being involved in learning and development activities, including setting a personal development plan.
• Displaying a service culture and customer service orientation in the teams.
• Working with other teams in finance and the business to resolve issues.
• Ensure compliance to Sage policies and procedures.
• Contribute to work processes being documented, standardised and modified in a controlled manner, waste eliminated and the value stream map for the area updated.
• Active participation in process improvement projects as per the Sage continuous improvement culture.
• Contribution to the reporting, understanding and action plans around team KPIs and process controls as per Service Management Framework.
• Input to departmental/companywide projects as required.
• Covering for other P2P Analysts as required.
• Ensuring the P2P Manager is briefed on queue management Skills, know-how and experience:
• Over 2 years Accounts Payable experience, preferably in a technology environment.
• Previous experience in a service-oriented culture.
• Experience with working in a culture of continuous improvement would be an advantage.
• Previous ERP experience.
• Agile mindset with the ability
• European language – command of a European language would be an advantage –German, French, Portuguese or Spanish.

Technical / professional qualifications:
• No specific qualifications are required but accounting qualifications/study would be beneficial.
Key performance indicators:
• Accuracy of data
• KPI – meeting measurable targets and achievements
• Continuous Improvement – evidence of review and implementation

Key stakeholders:
P2P Manager
Global P2P Owner
Function Finance
Country United Kingdom
Office Location Newcastle
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Min education
Secondary school
Required experience
2 Years
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