Takeda Pharmaceutical

Accounting Supervisor

Posted Jan 27, 2020
Project ID: SHPGJP00004761
Exton , PA
5 months
(Jan 27, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
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Accounts Payable Coordinator - Bilingual

Top 3 Must Haves

Bilingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese.
Accounts Payable background of at least 2 years preferred.
Knowledge of Finance and accounting.

Experience in Latin America operations preferred.
Bilingual in English and Spanish or Portuguese required

**US FINANCE - HIRERIGHT SCREENING PACKAGE REQUIRED - The Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for general accounting and administrative support for the Accounts Payable functions within the Takeda Business Services Americas group.

This role will be responsible for entering in the system all the invoices or any other payment request document, needed in to reflect the creation of the liability for a subsequent payment to the vendor or Intercompany affiliate.

Besides others functions such as troubleshoot invoices in issue, generate Withholding Tax Certificates and perform activities for month end close for Takeda Business Services group.

65% Processes invoices in ERP system, received on SharePoint. Research and resolve invoice with discrepancies.
15% Audit and analyze taxes and GL expense accounts. Validate invoices against Purchase Orders.
20% Assist Supervisor/Manager with special projects as needed

2 to 4 years’ experience in Accounts Payable or Tax/Fiscal areas for Latin America strongly preferred.
Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration required
Experience in Latin America operations preferred.
Bilingual in English and Spanish or Portuguese required

Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Excel
Working knowledge of MS Word, Power Point and Outlook.
Experience with invoice processing in JD Edwards and/or SAP preferred.
Ensure all data processing services provided are complying with SLA’s is a requirement.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing tasks and demands.
Comply with all SOX requirements.
A demonstrated customer service focus will be another critical success factor for this position. This is a service organization and that will require the highest commitment to understanding customer needs and meeting/exceeding their expectations.
Must ensure all communications and interactions are professional and courteous.
Requires strong attention to detail in composing and proofing materials, establishing priorities, scheduling and meeting deadlines

Provide maintenance for the Taxes and Withholding Codes for the assigned country.
Good knowledge of the various systems used by Takeda for Procure to Pay and Accounts Payable.
Dealing with changes to the Delegation of Authority matrix, on an ad hoc but also a “wholesale” basis

All Takeda Business Services personnel
All internal colleagues in Latin America Countries involved in the process to procure and pay for goods and services at Takeda
Tax advisors assigned by Latin America countries
External Vendors mainly in Latin America but also in USA/Canada/Europe
Others as arising from ad hoc tasks assigned

The position requires excellent relationship and ability to communicate effectively in written and verbally with the local teams in-country (Latin America)
This role is in charge of handling the case management tool, responding to all general inquiries from the internal and external customers.
Required to follow general instructions as well as established procedures.
Required to be proactive, strong attention to the details, ability to manage high volumes of work and customer service skills.

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