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Senior Purchase to Pay Specialist (m/f/d)

Location: Kraków Poland
Job ID: R0004026
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2021
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe GmbH (Germany)
Profession (Job Category): AccountingFinance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

About Hitachi Finance Global Business Services (GBS)

Hitachi Finance Global Business Services was formulated to support Hitachi Group Companies grow, global expansion and portfolio optimization. Finance GBS is a strategic partner for transforming and delivering business operations by enabling global, social innovation and maximizing the value that powers One Hitachi. We provide the best employee and customer experience through agile and scalable solutions, enabling optimized enterprise processes and driving continuous improvements, excellence, and innovation.

About Hitachi Europe (HEU)

You will be dedicated to support the Hitachi Europe Ltd (HEU) which is a social innovation company with headquarters based in Maidenhead, England. The company’s European operations employ over 550 people to deliver services and solutions to customers in several key business areas. The company's portfolio includes digital media products, industrial components and equipment, European procurement and sourcing, research and design, information systems.

The Role

The purpose of this role is to perform financial accounting tasks including Accounts Payable, Vendor Master Data, Expense Reimbursements and Bank Statements processing and ensuring its compliance with Accounting Policies, J-SOX and Internal Procedures.

The role will interact with Hitachi employees, Finance, FP&A and Controllership teams, suppliers, external and internal auditors and banks.

The role is also responsible for identifying continuous improvement initiatives to drive process efficiency and effectiveness.

Responsibilities

Ensure that all financial transactions are completed in an accurate and timely manner. The tasks include:

  • Accounts Payable (AP) - Invoice processing, both PO and non-PO related:
    • Non-PO: Invoice coding and distribution.
    • PO:  Invoice matching and Issue Resolution
    • Invoice payment processing
  • Propose AP related accruals as part of the month end close
  • Vendor Master Data management
  • Employee T&E expenses processing:
    • Receive and check travel expenses of employees, book and prepare payment adhering to the travel policy and local tax considerations
  • Bank Statement processing including bank account reconciliations
  • Selected Journal Vouchers processing
  • Selected Balance Sheet accounts reconciliations
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Participate in cross functional projects
  • Initiate and contribute to process improvements
  • Maintain internal control system (ICS) to check/document proper outcome of processes

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in Accounts Payable or financial accounting
  • Master in finance or bachelor degree would be an asset
  • SAP knowledge would be an asset
  • Fluent English
  • A knowledge of European language would be an asset
  • Computer literate, MS Office, especially Excel
  • High level of accuracy / attention to detail
  • Continuous Improvement mindset and experience
  • Takes ownership/Willing to learn
  • Working in a dynamic and learning environment
  • Pro-active attitude
  • Team player attitude

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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