Accounts Payable Specialist (12 months)

Jul 03, 2024
Lyon, France
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Our Shared Services organization offers business support across EA’s organization, assisting with payroll services, end-to-end vendor management, and credit and collections. We achieve this through rigorous processes and effective relationships with external partners as well as internal stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead in an autonomous way the P2P process.
  • Perform controls before the payment runs.
  • TAP supplier approvals.
  • Analysis of the ledger before each quarter end.
  • Support and training the business partners with the P2P process.
  • Keep vendor accounts reconciled monthly.
  • Review bank reconciliations.

Major Functions & Related Activities:

  • Participate in our continues review to improve processes and policies for P2P. Ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP and any other country regulations.
  • Support the Shared Services team leadership to improve and simplify processes, drive global alignment, and build scalable systems to support business growth.
  • Identifies problems and report prior to escalations; may provide alternative solutions to resolve moderate issues.
  • Provide regular updates on key tasks and KPI’s working with wider teams.
  • Support in projects in partnership with key stakeholders (e.g. Business Partners, Controllership, IT).
  • Looks to improve the overall customer experience by reviewing historical data and identifying emerging trends.
  • Partnership with our GFC (Global Finance Center) team to align KPIs, processes and expectations.

Experience / Capabilities:

  • 3+ years working within the international finance organization.
  • Self-motivated, demonstrates initiative and flexibility.
  • Effective communicator in person, written, and through clear presentations.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance / Accounting), or equivalent working experience.

Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance / Accounting related field preferred), or equivalent working experience.
  • Foundation Accounting knowledge preferred to understand wider finance impacts.
  • Demonstrated experience working in Finance and/or Shared Services teams to provide business and team support.
  • Knowledge in Oracle ERP and PBI preferred.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge in Excel and Power Point at advance level.  
  • English mandatory

This is a new role at EA! The role will be suitable to someone with a finance operations or generic finance background wanting to broaden their skill set with responsibility of multiple tasks, you will have exposure to multiple teams and colleagues and must be able to prioritise your workload to meet the various demands within the team and manage these expectations with your stakeholders.

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