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Accounting Specialist, Sr - AP (German Speaking)


Secunderabad, India 500003
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The Accounts Payable Sr. Specialist will work in one or more of the following sub process areas within within Accounts Payable: Operations (Supplier Master; Accounting); Processing; Customer Support; Disbursement, Travel and Expense; P Card or T&E. The role requires expertise of AP End to End domain knowledge with decent communication skills to communicate to the Internal/external stakeholders. Candidate should be Multi-lingual - ideally with Mandarin and/or one other APAC language. Senior AP Specialist has responsibility to assist AP management in providing leadership and direction to the AP group. This position reports to either the AP Leader or a sub process leader. Problem Solving 1. Identifies and escalates appropriate issues while providing potential recommendations. 2. Acts as a subject matter expert to AP staff and stakeholders 3. Knowledgeable of AP best practices. 4. Identifies process improvement needs and proposes solutions. General Responsibilities 1.Identifies need for modification to policy and procedure. 2.Reviews adherence to published policy and procedure. 3.Audits internal controls and performs self-assessment. 4. Fluency in German Language.
Minimum Qualifications Technical Skils:
1.Knowledge of the GL effects of an AP transaction in SAP
2.Understanding of the integration of the finance modules within SAP
3.Expertise in the various financial systems used by Qcomm
4.Advanced SAP technical skills and knowledge.

Processing and Exception Handling
1. Audits and processes payment requests, or other exceptional items.
2. Resolves any requests that fail to post in system.

Customer Support:
1.Understanding and resolving the Internal /External Stakeholders queries
2.Coordinates business unit process improvement initiatives.
3. Provides training materials and training sessions for AP related transactions.
4.1st point of contact for escalations
5. Salesforce or Service Now Tool experience is preferable

1.Audits failed wire transfer requests and communicate error to business unit.
2.Queues failed electronic payments for resubmission once error has been corrected.
3. Communicates with bank for ACH/EFT payment failures and stop pay.
4. Monitors SAP to Bank interface runs.
5. Maintain updated policy and procedure documentation for bank error and exception handling.
6. Work Closely with Cash\Bank rec team to resolve open items.
7. Put proper controls in place to reduce the rejection and open prepayments.
8. Regularly work on un-accounted reports and keep the numbers minimal.
9. Understand the business and specific operations that generate request to pay, tracking and reporting inputs and outputs into SAP.
10. Drive and publish accounts payable calendar and ensure that work is completed on time as per agreed service levels.
11. Work closely with other sub-functions within AP to reduce the number of aged invoices.
12. Support timely internal and external audit requirements

Preferred Qualifications AP Compliance: 1.Runs Independent Contractor reports. 2.Audits and correct sales/use tax discrepancies. 3.Runs applicable 1099 audit/control reports. 4.Coordinates escheatment/ unclaimed property processes. 5.Develops and maintain AP policies and procedures. Technology Performance: 1.Creates and publish departmental performance metrics. 2.Organizes and maintain Accounts Payable website. 3.Manages system and interface reconciliations 4.Identifies system inefficiencies and errors. 5.Performs user acceptance testing for system enhancements. Open to work in Night shifts. Ability to travel 10-15%.

Education Requirements Bachelors degree, CPA, CMA or equivalent is required, Procurement and/or accounting experience is preferred.
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