Key Lead position in the Financial Shared Service (FSS) organization responsible for the strategic as well as day-to-day operations of the North American ( NAM) Accounts Payable function at Crocs.
This role is responsible for managing Croc’s NAM Accounts Payable function including development and execution of accounting PTP processes and managing a relationship with internal customers as well as third party service providers. This is an excellent opportunity to join Crocs in a highly visible and impactful position touching multiple departments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plays a lead role in month end financial close activities and oversees the day-to-day Accounts Payable activities (Invoice processing, Payments, GRIR, Indirect procurement process, etc.).
Provides instructional guidance to internal customers (Regional and Corporate Accounting teams, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, etc.) as well as other team members (FSS staff and Accenture).
Develop, implement and manage existing and new processes within the PTP function in coordination with the Global PTP Process Owner
Responsible for ensuring and maintaining user compliance to policies and procedures
Collaborate with business finance teams to resolve any process issues and manage escalations
Implement a formal training program for internal customers, particularly for new hires, on the indirect procurement process
On-site subject matter expert to assist PO requestors with urgent issues and other adhoc AP inquiries
Provides audit support including input and commentary
Ensures proper internal controls are implemented and adhered to
Is an active member of the Global Finance and Controllership teams by contributing to team initiatives
Provides cross-functional coordination and subject matter expertise for the PTP function within FSS and IT in the development, testing and implementation of system process improvements
Bachelors, or equivalent; and at least 2 years of experience
Proven track record of leading internal and external (offshore) resources
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
Must have hands on and roll up your sleeves management style
Strong understanding of accounting procedures and systems pertaining to area of responsibility. SAP experience is a must and BPC, BW and DFM are a plus
Experience with third party systems and solutions, preferably GTN and Concur
Experience with 1099 requirements and preparation
Cross-functional enterprise understanding and the ability to lead cross-functional projects
Strong analytical and decision making skills
Proven performance in running administrative support services
Very detail oriented and skilled at multi-tasking to complete several deadlines accurately and on time
Strong understanding of US GAAP
Ability to travel
Advanced user of Microsoft Office Tools
Crocs is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.