Corporate and Workplace Solutions, Spend Management - Procure to Pay, VP, Singapore

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jun 2022
Closes
11 Jul 2022
Ref
14895238
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
OUR IMPACT
The objective of the Procure to Pay (P2P) group is to deliver commercial value and front-to-back cost transparency across
the firm. Under the Spend Management umbrella and focused on the front-to-back theme. The Procure to Pay is divided
into 4 pillars, Vendor Data Control, Expense Management, Procurement Operations, Accounting & Tax Controls.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Oversee the team managing third party operating expense payments for Asia entities including vender profile set up and invoice processing in SAP payment platforms across the Procure to Pay functions
  • Acquire in depth understanding of the regulations, tax handling and accounting controls in multiple jurisdictions in Asia associated with vendor/ employees' travel & expense payments
  • Ensure that the team identifies problems and control gaps and come up with innovative solutions to mitigate risks
  • Drive & manage process transformation initiatives & projects to enhance operating efficiencies & controls within the processes
  • Manage business escalations and conflicts/complex issues in a timely manner
  • Build relationships with stakeholders at all levels across different regions and divisions
  • Exhibit confidence in communicating in a variety of forums, sessions, presentations, training sessions and townhalls
  • Analyze data to identify the trend/root cases in order to effectively engage the stakeholders to address problems and opportunities for improvements

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with 8-15 years' experience in relevant profiles
  • Experience in leading a team to oversee day-to-day operations and coaching/mentoring others
  • Fluency in Japanese for business context (reading, writing and spoken)
  • Knowledge and experience in accounts payable, invoice processing, and vendor management
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • Proven record of managing conflicts/complex issues with strong leadership, problem solving skills and effective communication
  • Committed, driven and self-motivated individual who constantly aim to improve the processes and enhance controls
  • ERP knowledge, implementation & transformation experience on SAP (Concur, Ariba, Fieldglass, S4/HANA)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Hands on experience in end to end GL activities, month-end activities (accruals, sub-ledger / general ledger posting and reconciliations) is an added advantage
  • Employee's travel and expense payment and Corporate Card feed managements are preferred
DIVISION DESCRIPTION:
Who We Are
The Corporate and Workplace Solutions Division (CWS) focuses on commercial management, client support, advisory
solutions, strategic planning, risk management, people security, real estate strategy and the enablement of collaboration
and productivity tools across the firm.
We deliver a world-class work experience and environment, managing the firm's corporate real estate strategy, client
engagement solutions, essential commercial and risk management functions and flexible digital workstyles that drive the
firm's operating efficiency and productivity.

How We're Organized
Workplace Experience - Encompasses the comprehensive onsite workplace experience, how people interact with
the workplace, on and off-site events and our overall location strategy. Departments include Events, Real Estate
Strategy, Real Estate Development and On-Site Solutions, which is comprised of Document Management,
Facilities, Ground Transportation and Hospitality.
Spend Management - Encompasses the functions responsible for managing all aspects of the firm's spend with
third parties -- advising commercial agreements, managing third party and payment risk and driving operating
efficiency. Departments include Product Finance, Strategic Sourcing, Third Party Governance, Procure to Pay,
Integrated Travel and Expense and Infrastructure and Transformation.
CWS Engineering - Aligns several engineering functions focused on collaboration and productivity tools.
Departments include Digital Workplace, Client and Production Engineering, Corporate Engineering , Spend, Data
and Automation, Windows Engineering and Product Success and Delivery Engineering.
Office of Global Security (OGS) - Protects the people and assets of Goldman Sachs to ensure a safe and secure
environment. Assesses risk to enable the delivery of effective security, fire and life safety protocols and leads
crisis management preparation, implementation and recovery processes. Includes Physical Security &
Investigations, Executive Protection, Fire Safety and Crisis Management.
Divisional Management (COO) - Aligns division-wide functions to drive strategic cohesiveness, consistency and
efficiency. Departments include Business Unit Management, Communications and User Engagement, Risk and
Environmental, Social & Governance.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.
We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.
We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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