Job Descriptions

Procure to Pay Director

Job Title: Procure to Pay Director
Location: North America (NYC preferred, US-East Coast); some overseas travel required
Reports To: Senior Director, Finance Operations
Working Relationships:
Internal:  Finance leadership, Accounts Payable Manager, Procurement/Sourcing leadership, Finance Change & Communication Manager, Finance Systems (IT) leadership
External:  Senior BPO leadership, BPO Accounts Payable Manager

Main Purpose of Role:

Support the Senior Director, Finance Operations (Global P2P Process Owner) in driving standardization and alignment to best practice on a global basis.

Key sub-process components include procurement operations, invoice processing, vendor maintenance, managing exceptions, handling inquiries, processing payments, expense report processing, reporting, and analytics.

Ensure that a program of continuous improvement is maintained and that all changes are managed in a highly controlled manner.

Key Accountabilities:  Help shape and execute the transformation strategy of the P2P process to include associated policies and technologies impact
 Drive best practice and process consistency both within the systems and in connected processes
 Provide expert advice to Finance and Procurement leadership on the system / process implications of change.
 Manage change to P2P related processes globally to ensure consistent with the global standard operating procedure.
 Maintain process documentation including standard operating procedures, training material, and project plans.
 Support and provide input to SOX internal control processes. This entails identification of process risks and controls as well as quarterly validation and certification.
 Demonstrate understanding of key local and global regulations affecting the business and assure compliance with those regulations
 Support a culture of continuous improvement in control and cost in Finance transactional services
 Help define and implement KPIs and performance measures associated with the PTP process.
 Participate in regular cross-business operational leadership meetings at which overall process performance, escalated issues and major change requests are managed.
 Support escalated operational incidents as appropriate
 Provide input for process improvements based on knowledge of third party capabilities aligned with business requirements
 Ensure system changes are appropriately tested and verified before implementation into a live environment.
 Provide training on key processes and controls to Finance and BUs.
Job Holder Specification:
Formal Education – Essential
 Recognised accounting qualification

Technical – Essential
 Strong working knowledge of Jaggaer or similar cloud-based PTP solutions (i.e. Coupa or Ariba)
 Extensive knowledge of working in a key control matrix environment

Technical – Preferred
• Knowledge and experience with SAP

 Good business finance knowledge – at least 5 years post qualification
 Experience in a lead process role with control expertise
 In-depth knowledge of P2P E2E business processes and hand-offs and dependencies with R2R and OTC
 Strong knowledge of best practice thinking in Procurement process, Accounts Payable, and Expense Management
 Working in a complex management structure, influencing cross functional stakeholders to achieve a positive outcome
 Preferred – experience working with an offshore Finance team
 Project management experience/certification a plus

Personal Qualities
 The ability to challenge controls performance and strategic direction.
 Ability to diagnose problems / issues and resolve in a timely manner.
 Ability to analyse information from a number of sources
 Excellent attention to detail required
 Strong leadership skills
 Ability to create simple solutions to complex problems
 Strong communication skills and ability to communicate across functions appropriate at all levels of the organisation.
 Good relationship and customer service skills
 Tenacious with a results driven focus

Job Descriptions

Director, Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management & Supplier Diversity

General Information:
Position Title: Director, Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management & Supplier Diversity
Department: Sourcing & Procurement
Division: Finance
Location: North America (hybrid work environment NYC preferred; open to US East Coast)
Manager’s Title: Vice President, Sourcing & Procurement
Position Responsibilities:
• Implement and manage the strategic sourcing process in support of businesses. Require expertise in corporate and professional services, events and production, and related services
• Perform data analytics as applied to vendor spend, RFP analysis and savings opportunities, and tracking
• Work closely with regional and global business managers to analyze spend data, identify sourcing opportunities, and lead cross-functional teams to develop and successfully complete the RFX process
• Assist with supplier negotiations and partner with Legal and the business owner in the contracting process
• Assist business stakeholders in vendor management and any contract issues
• Support additional sourcing categories as required
• Continue to build and expand the Supplier Diversity program through education, communication, and engagement with key business stakeholders
• Provide Supplier Diversity reporting for business clients and to internal stakeholders
• Provide Supplier Diversity reporting and program updates to senior management

Abilities and Key Competencies:
• Contract management and RFP (Request for Proposal) experience
• Knowledge of vendor contract terms and conditions, the scope of work, etc.
• Previous experience in participating in or managing a corporate supplier diversity program
• Knowledge of and experience in automated P2P and S2P processes to support
Finance/Procurement’s digital transformation
• Strong data analytics skills.
• Project management & strong organizational skills
• Self-disciplined
• Strong oral/written communication skills
• Ability to interface with all levels of management internally and externally
• Handle fast-paced, high-energy environment
• Flexible to take on any new challenges
• Ability to concurrently manage and prioritize multiple projects
• Ability to adapt to various software and database programs
• Must possess strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint, Outlook & Calendar, Access, and other related programs

Education & Experience:
• Requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience in sourcing, indirect procurement, or a related area.
• Previous experience with eProcurement tools (Jaggaer, Ariba, Coupa) is a plus
• Working knowledge of strategic sourcing concepts, practices, and procedures.
• Previous experience in analyzing proposals and managing contract compliance within a purchasing department required.
• Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and/ or Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) certification is a plus

Job Descriptions

Full Stack Engineer

We are the world’s-renowned education, sports and performance institution with a campus in Bradenton, Florida. We are building an early-stage, mobile-first platform that will extend the expertise to a global audience of student-athletes. Our purpose is to help student-athletes reach their potential and achieve their dreams.

We are hiring a Senior Software Engineer to be the 3rd developer on our New-York-based, cross-functional team. Together with a product manage r and product designer, you’ll be responsible for the full-stack development

Position Location
Our team is primarily located in New York City with one teammate in Philadelphia. Our preference is to hire for in-person collaboration in New York, but we are open to fully remote hires.

Position Responsibilities

• Manage the end-to-end development of an early-stage product in the digital sports, training and education space
• Work closely with product managers, designers, and subject matter experts to align product vision with customer needs in a search for product-market fit
• Build platforms from scratch, integrate with off-the-shelf solutions and/or partner platforms based on specific user needs
• Assist with creating and building culture of the New Growth team by modeling critical behaviors for new product development and customer-centric focus
• Assist with recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of software engineering personnel for the New Growth team
• Oversee and evolve software engineering best practices to ensure high standard of quality for all team deliverables

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
• 4+ years’ experience in full stack development of growing consumer products
• Modern full-stack web development (Typescript, React, Node)
• Experience with mobile technologies (SwiftUI , Kotlin, Jetpack Compose)
• Experience with cloud-based computing/infrastructure (AWS, Azure, etc.)
• Experience working as part of a cross-functional product development team
• Ability to creatively tackle technical and product problems
• Embody a growth mindset, interested in learning and improving, and helping teammates do the same
• Excellent written and oral communication skills