Full Time Job

Global AP Senior Manager, Purchasing Cards


Remote / Virtual 05-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Role Purpose:
The Global AP Senior Manager Purchasing Cards/Regulatory Reporting will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Global Purchasing card program working closely with cardholders, delegates, and finance. This role has high visibility throughout the Finance organization and will be responsible for providing exceptional service and managing a business model that will drive the standard of the organization. This role will be part of the larger Global Finance Operations (GFO) team and working closely with the Business Process Outsourcer (BPO).


Service Delivery
• Maintain advanced, in-depth knowledge of the industry in addition to AP and P-card policies and processes
• Purchasing card tools and system maintenance: Support the maintenance, standardization, utilization, and activation of various purchasing card program tools/systems to include Citibank web presence to support NCBC P-card program
• Support Global P-Card Focus to include supporting the implementation of a global services infrastructure strategy for P-Cards and enforce adherence to P-Card Policy
• Provide the highest level of customer service to cardholders and delegates
• Build and maintain strong customer-oriented relationships across NBCU Finance
• Responsible for all regions: NA, APAC & EMEA
• Manage vPayment program on the card side only

Continuous Improvements
• Recommend optimizations to P2P Global Process Owner (GPO) after considering all relevant factors
• Develop new processes for maximum efficiency and standardization working with P-card Support team
• Support the design and implementation of the Global Finance Operations Transformation (GFOT) program

Standards and Controls
• Ensure compliance to policies and procedures, and adherence to regulatory and audit requirements for assigned business units
• Manage SOX controls to ensure full compliance and procedures are in place and fully functioning
• Fulfill both internal and external audit requests
• Audit cardholder charges, process only approved CRAFT requests for increases, etc.
• Review cards spend and card limits with Finance annually

• Create, track, report and manage performance metrics, including resolution of any pending/recurring action items for assigned business units
• Assist in developing a culture and reputation in which service delivery is robust and processes are efficient and transformational
• Analyze the overall performance of Global P-Card program and health of the relationship with the customer and other stakeholders utilizing KPIs, SLA and business metric monitoring and relationship building
• Ensure that all documentation (process flows, desktop procedures, policies, procedures, control documentation, etc.) is accurate and complete and maintained in accordance with NBCU policy
• Foster collaboration within the team and across the customer lifecycle

• Partner with stakeholders across the end-to-end processes to review activities and ensure a high quality and productive support for business needs
• Continually challenge and make recommendations to the Global P2P organizational structure and staffing capabilities as appropriate for growth and changing business needs

2022/2023 key deliverables and areas of focus:
• Assist in rolling out the Governance Program between Global P2P, the Business Process Outsourcer (BPO) and key business stakeholders
• Partner as appropriate with team to implement technology solutions including a supplier information management portal, an invoice integration and scanning tool, a workflow and escalation management tool and various virtual workforce and RPA opportunities.
• Participate in various process and policy initiatives including an updated P-Card policy and controls framework, a redesigned vendor regulatory compliance program and a review of the vendor master data as appropriate to support assigned business units.
• Support the overall P2P roadmap as new opportunities are in scope for the GFO organization

Basic Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
• CPA or MBA desirable
• 7+ years' experience in Corporate Card Administration (certificate a plus)
• Exhibit a high degree of customer service for internal customers and business partners.
• Working knowledge of Corporate Card programs, with a focus on purchasing cards
• Working knowledge of financial controls, with varied experience in P2P areas (i.e., Vendor Maintenance, Invoice Processing, Treasury, Regulatory and Tax compliance, P-Card Administration)
• Experience and use of ERP software and familiarity with P2P subledger systems and interfaces
• Entertainment industry preferred

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Ability to interact with all levels to resolve issues or effect changes
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to influence within a matrixed and decentralized operating model
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re4o20-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.