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Procure to Pay Director Job Prague Czechia,  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 22 April 2017

Project Description

Procure to Pay Director-SHA000473


MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company  one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Position Overview
MSD Regional Delivery Centers (RDC), located across three regions (Americas, Europe, and Asia), are responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of standardized, global financial processes. The RDC  Europe in Prague, Czech Republic will be responsible for the execution and delivery of a broad range of financial services and processes across MSD business divisions and markets for the Europe region.

The PtP Process Lead will be accountable and responsible for the delivery and execution of PtP processes, inclusive of Purchase Order Management, Employee Expense Management and Accounts Payable, for all markets that the RDC in Prague supports in the Europe region. The objective of this role is to lead and enable the RDC PtP function based in Prague to partner with its Finance and business counterparts to ensure that business objectives are sufficiently met.

Position Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

" Establish, grow, and lead the RDC  Europe PtP function; provide strategic guidance and direction to PtP function employees
" Demonstrate full operational responsibility for the PtP function to ensure all deliverables are successfully achieved, including operational performance, people management and development, and adhering to compliance requirements together with supporting and implementing on transformation requirements
" Resolve transactional issues as needed and address process performance anomalies
" Develop a good understanding of the overall Finance organization and broader MSD business; build and develop network and partnerships with key Finance and business leaders across MSD, specifically within the Europe region
" Lead and implement effective PtP processes
" Challenge the status quo and champion new ideas
" Design and implement ways to streamline and standardize operations, which includes creating metrics for success
" Act as a Business Partner to the market Finance Leads and business stakeholders; play a key role in the development of global financial processes and enhancing the capacity of the PtP function
" Understand the functionality, interfaces, and interdependencies of MSD s financial processes and systems; ensure the existence of adequate internal controls
" Identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and propose innovative solutions, agreed with Process Stewards, adopted globally so the PtP function can operate in an efficient and cost effective manner and achieve targeted budget savings
" Oversee the implementation of complex projects/issues which require experience and significant PtP technical abilities; work collaboratively with other business partners to execute approved projects
" Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and related internal control documentation
" Monitor the RDC  Europe s performance against pre-defined PtP-related SOPs and performance metrics; assure root cause analysis of errors and non-compliant invoices have been performed and corrective actions have been implemented
" Manage RDC  Europe s relationships with local and global vendors overseeing governance with our outsourced BPO provider, proactively partnering as appropriate
" Prepare presentations and provide critical inputs for various meetings and discussions with senior management (e.g., FSLT)
" Create a diverse and inclusive environment
" Oversee goal setting, sharing of best practices, workload balancing, teambuilding, professional development, and general operating parameters of the RDC  Europe s PtP function


Education & Experience
" Bachelor s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
" Minimum of 10 years of PtP or equivalent Finance or Shared Services experience required
" Fluency in English and Czech required
" Professional experience at an organization with European capital requirements preferred
" Well versed in European GAAP preferred
" Management and supervisory experience required, preferably in a shared service environment
" Problem solving and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes
" Solid experience of leading change
" Strong knowledge of business processes supported by transaction processing capabilities
" Ability to work independently, capable of handling multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
" Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills required
" Demonstrated ability to build, lead, and manage an effective team of highly-qualified and culturally diverse professionals

Technical Skills Requirements
" Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required
" Demonstrated commitment to education and professional development
" Strong organizational skills required to coordinate and manage multiple projects
" Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management
" Ability to operate independently and remain focused through change or uncertainty
" Willingness to travel for meetings and projects
" Strong customer service mind-set
" SAP experience required

Our employees are the key to our company s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

MSD will not accept unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies / search firms under any circumstances. In order to present CVs to MSD, your Recruitment Agency / Search Firm will have been invited to work on a specific vacancy and have Terms of Business signed and agreed with the relevant Recruitment and Staffing Regional Lead. Should you send CVs for a vacancy that you have not been specifically invited to work on to any employee at MSD (via email, post, internet, Taleo or any other method), these will be deemed the sole property of MSD. MSD will pay no introduction fee to the Recruitment Agency / Search Firm if a candidate is hired as a result of an agency introduction under these circumstances.

Job: Shared Services Job Title:Dir, Shared Svcs Accounting

Primary Location: EMEA-Czech Republic-Prague-Prague

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Manager, Accounting, ERP, SAP, Finance, Management, Technology


Prague, CZ

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