Finance Subject Matter Expert

Finance

Job Reference

3611

Function

Finance

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Warsaw, Poland

The role

Ensure P2P processes efficiency by applying expert knowledge, recommending best practices and overseeing P2P solution development to resolve complex and unexpected challenges. Be responsible for providing stakeholders with the most current subject matter expertise and customer service of the highest value.

MAIN DUITES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support global finance organization in identification, evaluation and prioritization of P2P improvement initiatives
  • Provide day to day support in P2P area to operate smoothly and effectively
  • Keep P2P process flows up to date and well documented
  • Conduct a review of existing standards within P2P operations, leading to more standardized and efficient processes
  • Prepare and support year-end and quarter-end closing P2P activities
  • Resolve non-standard issues withing P2P area
  • Serve as a mentors to associates
  • Act as first line support & contact to any P2P queries
  • Deliver functional training as a part of new hire onboarding 
  • Ensure P2P dashboard reporting is running accordingly to standards and timelines
  • Analyze P2P effectiveness within Account Payable area to identify root causes and recommend corrective actions 
  • Coordinate the initiative to improve P2P KPIs metrics
  • Provide recommendations for P2P improvements
  • Support implementation of P2P robotic solutions
  • Be committed to P2P projects and participate in workshops
  • Contribute P2P processes improvement ideas.
  • Obtain or provide approval for changes to P2P processes
  • Communicate P2P processes changes back to coworkers
  • Support management team in any other P2P tasks related to operations
  • Prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings

ABOUT YOU

COMPUTER SKILLS: 

  • Preferably knowledge of SNAP/SAP or similar ERP system,
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and particularly in MS Excel.

WORK  EXPERIENCE  REQUIREMENTS:

  • Preferably min. 3 years work experience with accounting/finance

JOB RELATED COMPETENCIES:

  • High level of P2P expertise
  • Knowledge management skills
  • Excellent communication and training skills 
  • Innate passion for process improvement

KEY SOFT COMPETENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • International mind-set
  • Proactive
  • Strong team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent organizational, motivation and planning skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time wisely in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
 

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.
 

HYBRID WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.
 

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.