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DATE ADDED: Tue 25/09/2018

Procure To Pay Manager (P2P)

Houston, USA


Job Description


Responsible for delivering and improving all Procure to Pay services within the Shared Service Center (SSC)  scope

  • Manage and develop PTP teams to achieve operational excellence

  • Ensure SLAs are met within his/her scope of activates


  • Bachelor’s Degree  (preferable Finance/Accounting) or related field,


  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of transactions by the Procure to Pay teams
  • Ensure any spot buy or direct buy purchases are performed according to delegation of authority

  • Ensure accurate period-end accruals are provided on time

  • Ensure supplier invoices are properly validated for payment according to DOA and internal control rules

  • Ensure that payment proposals are prepared on time for validation

  • Ensure that once proposals are approved by GL, the payment proposals are uploaded or entered in a timely fashion into the treasury system for validation and transmission to the bank by the treasurer

  • Ensure proper management of vendor master data according to matrix of responsibility

  • Identify risks, address and manage escalations

  • Monitor, analyze and report KPI’s within his/her scope of activities

  • Manage the internal customer relationship with entities’ stakeholders and ensure internal customers’ questions are answered  and provide necessary input to their activities

  • Optimize end-to-end processes to ensure SLA’s and other goals defined by the Shared Service Center (SSC) are met
  • Participate in the definition of global standard P2P processes and ensure harmonization of current process with the global processes

  • Define and implement P2P procedures and manage process training throughout the company

  • Ensure that the overall workload on the entire process is optimized

  • Apply overall sourcing organization methodologies (total cost of ownership, needs analysis, ) to in scope spot and direct buy purchases

  • Work closely with the other supervisors/SSC managers to support overall goals and objectives

  • Implement and improve financial and accounting tools, identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedure with IS/Continuous Improvement Lead

  • Help Develop and implement performance, HR and customer satisfaction plans for his/her scope

  • Guarantee Activities are performed by SSC according to internal standards

  • Help maintain delegation of authority and segregation of duties within his/her scope up to date

  • Support internal and external audits

  • Monitor effectiveness of operations

  • Monitor and analyze team performance

  • Perform any necessary controls to ensure highest quality of service

  • Daily - manage operational teams

  • Team management (regular meetings, feedback, coaching, development plan)


  • Must have a Minimum of  5 years relevant experience with P2P
  • Purchasing

  • Analyze and challenge needs

  • Negotiation

  • Budget Control

  • Managed total coat and cash flow

  • Supplier market knowledge of Ordering management

  • Must have proven experience in General Accounting
    • Accounting

    • Risk Management, internal control and internal audit

    • Tax, social and legal requirements

  • Must have Team Management experience managing a team of at least 10 - 15 team members
  • People and team development

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Ability to motivate team members

  • Must have the following Soft Skills
  • Decision support

  • Process management and continuous improvement

  • Project management experience

  • Must have the ability to acquire key target audience and stakeholders

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills: Impact and influence as well as to interact effectively with all levels throughout the organization

  • Change management (incl. effective communication)

  • Able to establish a communication strategy plan

  • Ability to understand how the company is organized, its positions and how it interacts with its environment

  • Have a strategic vision

  • Be achievement focused

  • Able to focus on the internal customer

  • Ability to make decisions

  • Problem Solving

  • Able to multi task efficiently and effectively.



  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office products, i.e. Word and Excel. 
  • Experience using procurement systems (SAP required)
  • Advanced organizational skills to allow for the easy retrieval of files and documents.


Role: Procure to Pay Manager (P2P)
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Location: Houston,

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