Senior Associate - Accounts Payable
Royal Dutch Shell
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Purpose: To process invoices and respond to vendors and stakeholders inquiries timely and accurately.
Process invoices in accordance with standard procedures set out in the standard AP Work Instruction as well as in the agreed-upon country specific guidelines;
Ensure that all inputs are correct prior to completion or posting of invoices to avoid re-work;
Have enough knowledge on withholding taxes, VAT and other tax related codes and transaction codes necessary to process the invoice correctly or respond to vendor inquiries;
Understand and operate effectively applicable SOX and business controls;
Investigate queries raised by stakeholders;
Exercise diligence in reviewing and unblocking invoices;
Respond to vendor inquiries in a polite and helpful manner;
Ensure delivery within agreed global and local performance metrics;
Identify opportunities for process improvements in assigned and related tasks.
Processing of approx. 20,000 invoices a month spanning up to more than 50 operating units and several ERPs including GSAP, SERP, SAP EP Blueprint, Legacy SAP, JDE and Sun
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration preferred; CPA
Experience in a similar role is preferred but not required;
Possess basic Financial Accounting knowledge;
Experience of customer relations management for Vendor Help Desk role;
Good English communication skills;
Good in problem solving and has critical thinking skills;
Ability to work under tight deadlines;
Computer literate - knowledge of SAP application and other Microsoft software is a plus.
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