Process Expert, Purchase to Pay - NACOS

2 to 4 Years
With Business Certificates
Established in 2011
501-1000 Employees
10/F Mercedes-Benz Tower, Mindanao Ave., Cebu Business Park, Luz, Cebu City, Cebu
Posted On: September 29, 2022
Job ID: 412780




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Operative process:

  • Process Design Accounts Payable Processes, invoice types freight and services

  • Support of process model design in the area of Accounts Payable, invoice types freight and services. Support of the Process Management FAO/G team and responsible to keep the Mercedes-Benz target process design, process fulfilling, gaining top efficiency and keeping highest technical standards,customer needs and legislation.

  • Process model maintenance in the area of Accounts Payable. Participation in projects, identifying the impacts in the relevant Accounts Payable processes and leading the implementation of the process changes in the Shared ServicesOrganization.

  • Keeps and improve the Accounts Payable standard process model of the shared service organization.

  • Definition of the reference model of the Accounts Payable processes for new customers/business units, including scoping and communication model.Participation in the definition of the business case for the new business

  • Migration projects to the Accounting Shared Service Center. Process Mapping and deviation analysis versus reference model (Process flow charts PFC and review desktop procedure DTP). Implementation of the As-Is with SharedServices model, including agreement of activity split and new communication model. Knowledge transfer tracking and documentation quality checks during the time of migration. Stabilization of operations after the transfer to the shared Service Center

  • Leads standardization projects initiatives in the area of Accounts Payable, coordinating teams in the legal entities (effected in production, service,wholesale, retail), and in the Shared Service Center. Alignment with central accounting and accounting methods departments

  • Responsible for the critical knowledge in sub-process and methods: capturing, documentation (Process flow charts PFC and review desk top procedure DTP), continuous improvement and application.

  • Accounting support knowledge, Support in accounting based on Mercedes-Benz guidelines affecting for transactional accounting processes including the internal Control for Financial Reporting

  • Ensures identification, skilling and back up of critical people. Ensures knowledge transfer to all relevant parties


  • Degree in Business Administration/ Economic university degree - accounting degree. Preferably with special skills on accounts payable AP / invoice verification IV processes.

  • German business language (min. B)

  • Atleast 2 years in international SSC experience

  • English: Speaks and writes business language fluently

  • German business language (min. B1)

  • Expertise in Accounts Payable processes and systems.

  • SAP ERP MM Accounts Payable (AP) Knowledge.

  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office productivity tools.

  • Proficiency with process documentation tools (VISIO, ARIS etc.)

  • Willingness to adapt target processes and support them also in critical projectsituations

  • Intensive communication with and reporting to the responsible process owner in HQ (FAO/G PM)

  • Process and project oriented

  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to carry out moderations and produce agreements

  • Analytical and target oriented

  • Learning from the best - be prepared to work for short times on the job -abroad (Stuttgart, Berlin, local orgs.)

  • High travel availability

  • Ability to coach and motivate team members and foster a cooperative team environment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to build productive working relationships across functional areas.

  • Capable of being entrusted with “confidential” information.

  • Ability to coach others on key Accounts Payable concepts and serve as a reference for the Accounts Payable team.

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of specific Accounts Payable area processes.

  • Ability to supervise and maintain accurate processing standards for accounts payable activities.

  • Ability to address complex issues within the Accounts Payable team.

  • Ability to assess a problem and promptly resolve or escalate issues to the Procurement to Pay Manager

  • Ability to hold associates accountable for the achievement of established customer satisfaction levels.

  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities and actively engage in implementing improvements.

  • Ability to work with direct reports to create career development plans by identifying and documenting appropriate career and skill development goals,milestones and measures (aligned with the

  • Associate PerformanceManagement Program).

  • Be viewed as a source of deep knowledge of Accounts Payable.

  • Ability to influence change in others through role modeling.

  • Ability to impact team morale, sense of belonging and participation.