Manager Accounts Payable / P2P

About the Role

This permanent role, based in our Sydney office is to manage Brookfield Asset Management Australia Corporate platform entities daily accounts payable and supplier onboarding processes, including managing two accounts payable officers and one P2P (Procure to Pay) specialist.

The role will be hands on, but have the technical and relationship capability and operational drive to issue resolve and manage and lead the team appropriately. Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

Accounts Payable Processes & Management:

  • Overseeing the timely & accurate processing of approximately ~1500 invoices a month across 4 banking platforms across ~60 bank accounts (~15 active bank accounts)
  • Managing AP/supplier onboarding related matters with internal / external stakeholders.
  • Act as the key contact for all accounts payable inquiries including resolution of invoicing/payment/supplier onboarding queries and escalations.
  • Manage the employee expense reimbursement process by extracting and auditing staff expenses via Fraedom/Concur Expense Management System.
  • Adhere to all payment related reporting obligations including upcoming payment times reporting scheme, COUPA analytics reporting, annual AMEX/AP payment schedule creation, AP to GL reconciliation, review etc.
  • Prepare funding requests (~50 a month) for the business including processing of tax (GST/FBT), debt and distribution related payments as required.
  • Identify system enhancements for operational efficiency including process and workflow improvements, working with AP and the business to rectify system deficiencies such as system integration and reconciliation issues.
  • Support Finance in meeting deliverables and continual improvement including troubleshooting and investigating system queries regarding accounts payable transactions.

P2P/System Supplier Onboarding Management:

Working in conjunction with the P2P Supplier relations support specialist, be responsible for all supplier onboarding in our Procure to Pay Coupa system ensuring:

  • The onboarding and associated AP and other processes are operating effectively, efficiently and in a timely manner;
  • Strong internal relationships with the users of Coupa as it relates to utilisation or the system; and
  • Effective supplier relationship management as it relates to supplier on-boarding in the P2P system (Coupa).

About You

To be successful, you will ideally possess the following:

  • A tertiary qualification is desirable, but not essential
  • Experience in AP / procurement/ P2P within a large corporate environment.
  • Functional and technical proficiency in procurement systems with experience in Coupa a plus.
  • Team management experience
  • Ability to deliver projects/tasks on time and prioritise parallel paths effectively under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent data gathering and presentation skills
  • Superior level of verbal and written communication skills.

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