Team Lead Invoice processing expense (Expense/Capital)

Bangalore
Retail
Full-time

Team Lead – Invoice Processing (Expense/Capital):  
Role Profile 
 
Company Description 
Hudson’s Bay Corp (HBC) is coming to India! We are in the process of setting up an integrated Global InHouse Center, (GIC), in Bangalore to build a corporate team who will play an important role as HBC executes its strategic plan. This center will house approximately 450 highly talented individuals in the first two years and the office has potential to expand as the business grows. We will begin to build our team in Bangalore focused on Information Technology, Information Security, Finance and Accounting, and may then scale the operations to build capabilities in various other functions. 
Hudson’s Bay Company is one of the fastest-growing department store retailers in the world. In North America, HBC’s leading banners include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt, Saks OFF 5TH, Find @ Lord & Taylor, and Home Outfitters. In Europe, HBC’s banners include GALERIA Kaufhof (the largest department store group in Germany), Galeria INNO (Belgium’s only department store group), and Sportarena. At HBC we are a company of adventurers who explore uncharted territory, challenge convention, and work with imagination and fun.   
 
Location: HBC India, Bangalore 
 
Reporting Relationships: 
 
The Team Lead Invoice Processing (Expense / Capital) is a management role within the HBC Procure-to-Pay team reporting to the Manager, Expense & Capital Payables 
 
Major Responsibilities 
 
The Team Lead Invoice Processing (Expense / Capital) is responsible for the day-to-day management of service delivery by the HBC team in support of the company’s Accounts Payable processes for Expense and Capital invoices including invoice receipt, approval and processing, as well as identification and resolution of any issues requiring resolution to allow efficient payment processing. This role must demonstrate a high degree of customer orientation to meet the needs of internal customers / business partners including the global Finance & Accounting team, banner Finance teams and IT, as well as external vendors. The incumbent will be responsible for the effective supervision of the Expense / Capital Invoice Processing team, including acting as an escalation point to resolve and correct any issues / concerns raised by the global Finance teams.  
 
Primary Role responsibilities include:  
 
 Oversee team responsible for processing non-merchandise (expense, capital) invoices in a timely manner and in full compliance with HBC policies and procedures  Ensure adherence to Procure-to-Pay policy, internal control and audit requirements, and service standards at all times  Analyze and research all discrepancies/exceptions in the process  Highlight issues with Invoice and Invoice Details and suggest ideas for process blockages  

 
 Consistently monitor key performance parameters of the process and identify and implement new ways to improve the quality of work as well as  work processes  Manage invoice backlog and expedite invoice processing  Work with onshore team to resolve issues impacting invoice processing  Manage invoice file interfaces, including resolution of any disputes  Manage escalated vendor issues, as needed 
 
Major Responsibilities: India 
Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to enable the GIC to succeed as well as build the employer brand in the community 
Personal Characteristics 
The successful candidate must be a proactive self-starter with a dynamic and resilient nature able to work and lead in a fast-paced. He/she will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to engage with stakeholders across the business and provide critical input to business teams. This individual will have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with strict adherence to deadlines. He/she will have proven process design / development skills in a multinational shared service / GIC environment. 
Professional Qualifications 
 Strong financial aptitude with minimum 6 years of work experience in Corporate Finance with MNCs/GICs, with demonstrated Accounts Payable experience in the retail industry  Minimum 3 years supervisory / people management experience  Experience in Oracle ERP (Oracle Fusion Preferred) ) and Procurement / Project Management systems (Ariba, Multiview preferred)  Strong proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)  Six Sigma certification or equivalent process improvement methodology required (Black belt preferred)  Demonstrated expertise in design and implementation of financial processes and technology   Demonstrated success in leading and directing multi-functional business units  Strong working experience in Procure-to-Pay processes including involvement with the following: purchase requisitions, purchase orders (PO), non-PO processing, invoice processing and validation, maintenance of error logs, timely and accurate payment processing,  Prior experience in all Accounts Payable functions 
Educational Credentials 
B. Com (Mandatory) or MBA Finance (preferred) Chartered Accountant 
 
Additional Qualifications: India 
Office Hours 
This role will be expected to work a “North American” shift pattern, approximately 4PM – 2AM IST 
 Team Lead – Invoice Processing (Expense/Capital):  
Role Profile 
 
Company Description 
Hudson’s Bay Corp (HBC) is coming to India! We are in the process of setting up an integrated Global InHouse Center, (GIC), in Bangalore to build a corporate team who will play an important role as HBC executes its strategic plan. This center will house approximately 450 highly talented individuals in the first two years and the office has potential to expand as the business grows. We will begin to build our team in Bangalore focused on Information Technology, Information Security, Finance and Accounting, and may then scale the operations to build capabilities in various other functions. 
Hudson’s Bay Company is one of the fastest-growing department store retailers in the world. In North America, HBC’s leading banners include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt, Saks OFF 5TH, Find @ Lord & Taylor, and Home Outfitters. In Europe, HBC’s banners include GALERIA Kaufhof (the largest department store group in Germany), Galeria INNO (Belgium’s only department store group), and Sportarena. At HBC we are a company of adventurers who explore uncharted territory, challenge convention, and work with imagination and fun.   
 
Location: HBC India, Bangalore 
 
Reporting Relationships: 
 
The Team Lead Invoice Processing (Expense / Capital) is a management role within the HBC Procure-to-Pay team reporting to the Manager, Expense & Capital Payables 
 
Major Responsibilities 
 
The Team Lead Invoice Processing (Expense / Capital) is responsible for the day-to-day management of service delivery by the HBC team in support of the company’s Accounts Payable processes for Expense and Capital invoices including invoice receipt, approval and processing, as well as identification and resolution of any issues requiring resolution to allow efficient payment processing. This role must demonstrate a high degree of customer orientation to meet the needs of internal customers / business partners including the global Finance & Accounting team, banner Finance teams and IT, as well as external vendors. The incumbent will be responsible for the effective supervision of the Expense / Capital Invoice Processing team, including acting as an escalation point to resolve and correct any issues / concerns raised by the global Finance teams.  
 
Primary Role responsibilities include:  
 
 Oversee team responsible for processing non-merchandise (expense, capital) invoices in a timely manner and in full compliance with HBC policies and procedures  Ensure adherence to Procure-to-Pay policy, internal control and audit requirements, and service standards at all times  Analyze and research all discrepancies/exceptions in the process  Highlight issues with Invoice and Invoice Details and suggest ideas for process blockages  

 
 Consistently monitor key performance parameters of the process and identify and implement new ways to improve the quality of work as well as  work processes  Manage invoice backlog and expedite invoice processing  Work with onshore team to resolve issues impacting invoice processing  Manage invoice file interfaces, including resolution of any disputes  Manage escalated vendor issues, as needed 
 
Major Responsibilities: India 
Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to enable the GIC to succeed as well as build the employer brand in the community 
Personal Characteristics 
The successful candidate must be a proactive self-starter with a dynamic and resilient nature able to work and lead in a fast-paced. He/she will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to engage with stakeholders across the business and provide critical input to business teams. This individual will have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with strict adherence to deadlines. He/she will have proven process design / development skills in a multinational shared service / GIC environment. 
Professional Qualifications 
 Strong financial aptitude with minimum 6 years of work experience in Corporate Finance with MNCs/GICs, with demonstrated Accounts Payable experience in the retail industry  Minimum 3 years supervisory / people management experience  Experience in Oracle ERP (Oracle Fusion Preferred) ) and Procurement / Project Management systems (Ariba, Multiview preferred)  Strong proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)  Six Sigma certification or equivalent process improvement methodology required (Black belt preferred)  Demonstrated expertise in design and implementation of financial processes and technology   Demonstrated success in leading and directing multi-functional business units  Strong working experience in Procure-to-Pay processes including involvement with the following: purchase requisitions, purchase orders (PO), non-PO processing, invoice processing and validation, maintenance of error logs, timely and accurate payment processing,  Prior experience in all Accounts Payable functions 
Educational Credentials 
B. Com (Mandatory) or MBA Finance (preferred) Chartered Accountant 
 
Additional Qualifications: India 
Office Hours 
This role will be expected to work a “North American” shift pattern, approximately 4PM – 2AM IST