Lilly P2P Financial Analyst in Cork, Ireland
Type of Employment:
Fixed Duration Employment – FDE
The primary role of the P2P Financial Analyst is to provide overall coordination & support for the end to end P2P process. The P2P activity includes, and is not limited to, Vendor Master Data (VMD), Disbursements, Purchasing Process Associates (PPA), Invoice Exception handling (EH), BPO governance as well as touchpoints with other processes/stakeholders outside of core P2P, e.g. General Accounting.
Review key metrics, engage with the P2P teams as necessary to drive improvement & communicate to stakeholders to ensure KPIs are being met
Perform Quality Reviews (e.g. sample audits) of the P2P process & root cause to resolve any audit issues identified.
Prepare Account Reconciliations / Detailed Analysis to ensure full accuracy and ownership of the P2P ledger results
Lead regular monthly meetings & conference calls with affiliate & BPO teams to review the P2P metrics & drive change where necessary
Effectively coach & mentor the P2P Associates to ensure they deliver excellence and compliance across the P2P process
Support global/regional P2P projects with influence on accurate and efficient purchasing, invoicing & payments processing
Support the overall P2P Financial Analyst team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members
Experience with SAP P2P Module
Experience in Business Warehouse or Business Objects, MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
2-3 years’ experience in P2P function with knowledge of purchasing setup & processing
Professional accounting qualification or equivalent
Bachelors Degree (or equivalent work experience)
Fluency in English
Ability to speak additional languages is a benefit (French, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian)
The GBS focuses on the following foundational pillars across the full organisation to ensure a solid and consistent approach to running our business (Additional Information section in 2XB):
Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail
Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables
Ability to both actively listen and effectively communicate
Ability to work in global team environment and communicate effectively with both internal business partners of all levels & disciplines as well as external Business Process Outsource org team members
Demonstrate a strong compliance oriented mindset & help to build a strong compliance culture
Familiarise with all applicable process documentation & training materials to ensure you operate in a fully compliant manner
Ensure ownership for all applicable Sox & Operational controls for your area
- Actively work with the core team members, internal customers/business partners and BPO team members to build effective working relationships
Demonstrate excellence in all interactions with our GBS internal customers & business partners
Build strong working relationships with the affiliate finance team to become an extended member of that team.
Focus on measuring & improving our internal customer’s experience with the GBS
Demonstrate a strong Continuous Improvement oriented approach & help to build a strong Continuous Improvement culture
Actively work with the core team members & Global P2P team to drive improvements for processes
At Lilly, we make a difference for people the world over by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives. Central to all that we do are our talented and motivated professionals, circa 500 of whom are based at our Global Business Solutions centre in Little Island, Cork. There we boast vibrant workforce made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking over 27 languages.
Established in 2010 to gain efficiencies in areas such as General Accounting, Purchase to Pay and Order to Cash, the GBS Cork quickly excelled in its financial mandate, allowing the Cork leadership to ask, how can we apply these processes to other areas of the business? And so the GBS we have today was born, still leading in finance, but also evolving and expanding into diverse Business Service functions including Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management, Medical Information and more to come on stream across 2018 and 2019.
This, along with the current physical expansion of the Little Island campus, means there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the GBS story! Mirroring the existing Island House building, the new Island Hall facility will extend our overall capacity to in excess of 1000 employees where Lilly will continue to offer a premium workspace across both buildings, complete with healthcare, pension and life assurance benefits, subsidised canteen, wellbeing facilities, travel subsidies, car-pooling incentives, bike to work scheme, on-site parking and much more.
At the GBS, it’s not just about what we do today, but how we can continuously improve and innovate for present and future operations. We view the development of our highly skilled workforce in much the same way and want to grow your role into an empowering and fulfilling career here at Lilly. Therefore, with the sole purpose of employee progression, weekly Manager 1:1s, a dedicated Learning & Development service and Educational Assistance schemes all await you.
Above all, it’s about being part of an open, welcoming and inclusive culture, one that is further enhanced by the dedication of our committees - Culture Club, Diversity & Inclusion, Sports & Social, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health Safety & Environment and Food.
Region: Europe; Middle East; Africa
Req Id: 53736BR