• Senior Accounts Payable Analyst

    Location CR-San Francisco de Heredia
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/12/2018 9:25 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Support Services Costa Rica, S.R.
    Position Category
    Finance & Accounting
    Costa Rica
  • Job Description

    The successful candidate will be part of a team which evaluates large quantities of data, creates metrics to target suspicious transactions, determines logic for identifying specific spend patterns, and reports into Finance Operations Accounts Payable – FORMS team (FinOps Risk Management Services). This will include working with various teams to ensure we service our business partners and customers in a manner fitting with our "Customer Obsession" philosophy.

    The Senior Accounts Payable Analyst is responsible for evaluating, analyzing and auditing large quantities of ACCOUNTS PAYABLE transactions, looking for trends and suspicious activity. This position will be responsible for gathering information for investigations, summarizing findings in the data, analyzing trends and escalating issues identified.

    Top skills for successful candidate:

    - You should have a strong desire in innovating processes and exceed expectations in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, primarily driving innovation on behalf of customers / vendors.
    - You should have very good accounting knowledge
    - You should have expert knowledge in Accounts Payable, - Reconciliation and Travel and Expense Reimbursement Process
    - You should have excellent analytical skills and detail oriented
    - You should have flair for problem solving
    - You should have very good written and oral communication

    Business Responsibilities

    · Helps define / adhere to policies related to Accounts Payable and with entities globally.
    · Analyze complex issues. Understanding and correctly utilizing resources provided by internal systems, departments, policies, and procedures.
    · Focus on controllership, internal control improvement opportunities.
    · Partnering with relevant HR business partners, legal, operation teams and Internal Audit.
    · Participate in the expansion of self-service functionality in order to improve vendor experience and reduce manual processes.
    · Compile weekly and monthly communications and metrics reporting for Director and VP level business partners in business and finance teams.
    · Maintaining the operational and design effectiveness of internal controls.
    · Liaise with cross functional systems and process improvement initiatives.
    · You be able to maintain the compliance related things assigned/informed to you.
    · You should be working with the functional leaders and other internal groups to build scalable processes.
    · You should be collecting and analyzing quantitative data.
    · You should be communicating results to business leaders with Finance, Accounting, Operations , Retail and Retail Finance team.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 2+ years of previous experience in a Fraud/Risk Prevention Analyst role
    • 1+ year of experience in Accounts Payable (Corp Card Management, Accounts Payable, Reconciliation Travel and Expense Reimbursement Process) in a BPO outfit
    • Proven data analysis & reporting skills
    • Proven experience in providing assistance for development of automated tools/solutions.
    • Driving process improvements independently.
    • Demonstrated experience in transitioning a process or establishing new processes.
    • Knowledge in SOP Documentation and training new team members.
    • Proven excellent communication skills – written/verbal, internal/external.
    • Knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel or similar desktop applications

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelors or Masters in Finance
    • Proficient in SQL
    • Experience using Oracle Financial Applications
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