Manager Expense Capital Payables

Bangalore
Retail
Full-time

Manager
-
Expense
&
Capital
Payables
:
Role Profile
Company Description
Hudson’s Bay Corp (HBC) is coming to India! We are
in the process of setting up an
integrated Global In
-
House 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 E
urope, 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
Manager
Expense
& Capital
Payables
is a
management
role within
the
HBC
India
Procure
-
to
-
Pay
team
r
eporting
to the
Director
-
Procure
-
to
-
Pay
Major
Responsibilities
The
Manager
Expense
&
Capital
Payables has overall
responsibility
for
the management
of
se
rvice
delivery by the HBC
team in support of the company’s Accounts Payable processes for the processing and
payment of Expense and Capital
invoices
.
This role will be the
overall
leader
of the HBC
Expense / Capital
Invoice
processing team
, and
must demonstrate a high degree of customer orientation to meet the needs of
internal customers / business partners
,
including
global
Finance & Accounti
ng team, banner Finance teams
and IT,
as well as external vendors
.
This individual
will provide
management leadership and direction
the
Expense / Capital Invoice
processing ac
tivities performed by HBC
including invoice receipt, approval and
processing, as
well as identification and resolution of any issues requiring resolution to allow efficient
payment processing.
Primary
Role responsibilities
include:
Manage / Lead
team responsible for processing
non
-
merchandise (expense, capital)
invoices in a
timely and efficient manner and in full compliance with HBC policies and procedures
Review / report
daily i
nvoice processing targets
, and s
u
ggest improvement ideas for
process
blockages
E
nsure adherence to
Procure
-
to
-
Pay policy, internal co
ntrol
and audit
requirements, and service
standards
at all times
Analyze and research all discrepan
cies/exceptions in the process
Consistently m
onitor key perfor
mance parameters of the process and
identify and implement new
ways to improve the quality of work
as well as
the means of working on processes

Interact with Internal / External auditors as required
Manage invoice file interfaces, including resolution of any disputes
Resolve e
scalate
d
issues
around invoice approval, processing and payment
.
Support
effort in building a high p
erforming team and implement strategies to retain talent
Trains, coaches, mentors and directs the work of direct reports.
Additional Role 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 ab
le to work
and lead in a fast
-
paced
environment
. 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 demonst
rated ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with strict adherence
to deadlines.
Professional Qualifications
Strong financial aptitude with
m
in
imum
10
years of work experience
in Corporate Finance with
MNCs
/GICs, with preference to Retail
industry
focused on Accounts Payable in a leadership capacity
Min
imum
5
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 tech
nology
Demonstrated success in
Leading and managing teams and directing multi
-
functional business units
Strong w
orking experience in
Procure
-
to
-
Pay
processes including involvement with the following:
purchase requisitions, purchase or
ders (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