Brown-Forman Accounts Payable Lead - Americas in Louisville, Kentucky
GBS Procure To Pay Lead - Americas
Why does this job exist?
The PtP Lead is a working manager that assists in processing invoices and is responsible for the oversight of business processes and resources for all accounts payable activities. The PtP Lead will identify, analyze, design and facilitate continuous process and system improvements and will participate in GBS projects.
What you can expect:
Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities in accounts payable including problem resolution, managing 4 - 6 staff members, resource allocation (including temps), training and annual year-end performance reviews.
Responsible for processing customer and vendor invoices
Oversee all purchasing and corporate cards programs.
Responsible for all accounting functions for the Corporate accounts Payable including journal entries, account reconciliation and monthly reporting.
Coordinate monthly metrics reporting
Manage annual 1099-year filing with the federal and state government.
Identify, plan and implement Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable process improvements to strengthen controls, maximize system resources and improve efficiency and productivity
Maintain documentation of processes and procedures to ensure updates are made when necessary and proper accounting procedures and controls are being utilized.
Assist with the necessary auditing of all the SAP modules that reside in the GBS Group
Maintain and update all process documentation.
Ensure established financial controls are adhered to and evidence is retained
Helps identify and implement process improvement projects and productivity enhancements and automation, which include but are not limited to the accounts payable reimbursement process
Assist GBS management team with special projects, may also include managing projects
We are looking for people who have:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related area
5-7 years of business experience with a financial/accounting focus
Superior attention to detail with top-notch accuracy
Self-motivated to work independently and manage multiple projects within deadlines
Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Excel (including graphing, pivot tables, V-lookups and other advanced functions) and PowerPoint
Experience SAP/ERP or similar enterprise software packages preferred
5 years of experience with related enterprise tools : Coupa, Concur, Workday, Salesforce, and/or Google
Which behaviors and capabilities will make someone successful in this job?
Team-player with the ability to create partnerships and build effective relationships with internal and external contacts
Strong intellectual curiosity, problem solving and conceptual skills
Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete work with speed and accuracy
Resourceful, creative, and comfortable with varied job responsibilities
Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment
Strong sense of accountability and ownership, and attention to detail
Able to promote a continuous improvement, cost-effectiveness, timeliness, and incident free mindset
Ability to validate, analyze and sort through large amounts of data
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to motivate the team to get results.
Nothing Better in the Market
Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer premium and equitable pay. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce. We are dedicated to creating a responsible drinking culture, providing a safe, inclusive, and engaging workplace, protecting the environment, and making a positive contribution to our communities.
Location: Louisville, KY Headquarters Office
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Finance
Req ID: JR-00002497