Head - Accounts Payable

 Bangalore, India       Permanent contract        Banking Operations


• Strategic orientation towards building a strong centre of expertise on Expense / Procure to Pay with a strong experience of successfully transitioned and managed large teams in the Expense domain
• Process transformation through lean principles, Automation and other transformation initiatives

• Ability to bring standardization in processes across regions and countries

Measure progress toward goals; and evaluate productivity and team efficiency. Review and assess regularly with team members and with management

Profile Required

  • General responsibility for all operational invoicing activities

  • End-to-end responsibility for a major group of the billing process: Invoice preparation and review

  • Oversee and manage the invoice review team to achieve global consistency and effectiveness in controls; accurate, quality work; and transparency into activities and results. Maintain a robust control environment: process controls, process oversight and process governance responsibility

  • Develop the team to adopt “owner’s mind set”, work independently, and effectively manage timelines 

  • Manage resources to assist with ad-hoc invoice projects

  • Measure progress toward goals; and evaluate productivity and team efficiency. Review and assess regularly with team members and with management

  • May serve as a subject matter expert on invoice related issues

  • Coaches the team and gathers feedback for performance appraisals

  • Assist with the process Re-Engineering, Standardization, and Automation efforts for invoicing

  • Responsible for ongoing process improvements

  • Be the 2nd level point of escalations. Ensure all incidents/Escalations are timely addressed and root cause analysis and CAPA shared with respective stakeholders

  • Ensure a strong client-centric culture and production KPI are delivered as agreed with locations

  • Support yearly internal/statutory audit for all function and implement solution for Audit observations (if any)

  • Flexible to Work timing based on region

Why Join Us

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

Business Insight

A 100% owned subsidiary of European banking and financial services major Societe Generale's (SG), Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SG GSC) came into existence in 2000. Established as an offshore development centre in Bangalore, also having a presence in Chennai, SG GSC has 15 years of sustainable delivery expertise to its credit, and develops global best practices to promote the strategic objectives of the Societe Generale Group.
SG GSC possesses in-depth understanding of the business processes and cutting-edge technologies across domains of Societe Generale’s diverse portfolio. We deliver best-in-class solutions to the Group’s entities in the realm of corporate and investment banking, retail banking, specialized financing and insurance, private banking, and global investment management and services.
We place the highest importance on our employees and provide extensive opportunities for career progression and development. SG GSC conforms to the group diversity principles, and has a multi-cultural staff representing seven nationalities, and speaking 20 languages. Women comprise 25% of our workforce.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000BS9
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 31/08/2020
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Head - Accounts Payable

Permanent contract   |   Bangalore   |   Banking Operations