The Financial Operations team is responsible for supplier invoice processing, payments and other financial transactional processes. This role will be part of a team with responsibility for one or more of these processes and associated supplier and business engagement. Our team in Financial Operations is customer service focused, striving to achieve best in practice in providing support to our internal and external customers. The ideal candidate for this role will enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, maintaining a positive, empathetic and professional manner at al times. They will strive on change within a culture of continuous improvement. This role is based in Primark Head Office in Dublin.
What the role will involve: Reviewing invoice and payment status using Softco S10 P2P solution and Oracle Financial SystemsManaging and clearing Debit balance reconciliations across multiple entities and accounts, collaborating and working with various departments to resolveWorking closely with suppliers in key business areas of the businessCompleting supplier reconciliations and the resolution of open items. Working with multiple teams to investigate and resolve aged items on our balance sheetCoordination of urgent payments requests from the business and ensuring business needs are metManaging and clearing AP bank reconciling items in across multiple entities and accountsEnsuring payments are processed and signed off adhering tight deadlinesSupporting and working closely with our Payments and Accounts Payable Teams in investigating and correcting payment queriesWork with our highly experienced teams to ensure all transactions are processed in accordance with our policies and procedures and all our inventory & reconciliation processes are completed in line with business requirementsWork closely with the business to maximise processing efficiencyWork with our vendors and Sourcing and Procurement functions to maximise processing efficiency and manage complianceDeliver a high level of customer service to our vendors and business partnersWork with our 3rd party providers to ensure daily operational interfaces are working as scheduledEstablish and maintain good relationships with all stakeholders of Financial OperationsAdhere to period end processing and reporting schedulesEngage in continuous process quality improvement and enhanced customer service in line with targets and metrics.Knowledge of Oracle. Other systems experience is also desirable e.g. experience of P2P systems, Xmpro, B4B, access on line, etc.Participation in projects, testing of new functionality on IT systems, validation of vendor master data, period end processing and reporting and other ad hoc duties as the business requires.
What we're looking for: Excellent English both oral and written with additional language a plusDiploma/degree standard of education preferably in a business/administration related discipline and/or an interest in pursuing sameExperience in a similar role in a shared service environment is highly desirableHighest level of attention to detail is requiredOther desirable experience/awareness in a retail environment includes:Knowledge of letters of credit and forward collection payment arrangementsCommission, Inspection and supplier claims processesKnowledge of customs & duty processesKnowledge of reprocessing and supplier returnsUnderstanding the supply chain and its touch points with Financial OperationsUnderstanding of Buying & Merchandising and its touch points with Financial OperationsIT skills to include MS Word, Excel , Outlook, and PowerPoint are essentialStrong interpersonal skills – with a proactive curious mind and a desire for continuous learning and developmentA flexible approach to work and comfortable working in a fast paced environmentAbility to use own initiativeBe proactive & assertive in reacting to key business requirements in a timely manner
Why work with us?
There’s the competitive salary, of course. But our team in Dublin covers many different countries, giving you the opportunity to work with colleagues from all over the world. Our people make our brand which means more responsibility, and the freedom and space to grow and do things their way. And we have an amazing programme of structured learning and development to help with that, covering everything from mindfulness sessions to developing your presenting skills. What’s more, you’ll also be part of a busy, friendly work environment.
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