Interim Purchase To Pay Manager (12 Month FTC)
A Great Opportunity with Hilton! The Manager for Purchase to Pay (PTP) will assume responsibility for leading the day to day activities of the PTP function within Hilton’s UK Centre of Excellence. They will support the development and implementation of the Purchase to Pay strategy for Hilton within the UK which currently handles c. 450,000 transactions annually, covering a spend in excess of GBP0.5bn. You will be expected to work closely with, advise and recommend to Hilton’s Senior Management on optimum delivery solutions which can be expected from a progressive upper quartile Purchase to Pay service. You will assume day to day responsibility for managing, motivating and leading the Purchase to Pay team, promoting a sense of empowerment in the pursuit of first class service delivery. They will also support in the management of Purchase to Pay Service Level Agreements (SLA’s). The Manager will play a central role in delivering successful change programmes which will involve maximising the benefits available to a best-in-class centralised Purchase to Pay services. Key to the success of the role will be the ability to communicate and influence at all levels, both internally and with external stakeholders, and with the ability to build and maintain strong business and 3rd party relationships. The post holder will possess the capacity to effectively contribute towards a strong customer-focused ethos whilst ensuring that a robust control environment is maintained. What will it be like to work for Hilton? With thousands of hotels in over 100 countries and territories, Hilton offers countless opportunities to delight. From an open door to a welcoming smile and an exceptional experience, we offer the millions of travellers who stay with us every year a welcome they will never forget. If you appreciate the impact global travel can have on the world you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Hilton Team Member. Because it’s with Hilton where we never forget the reason we're here: to delight our guests, Team Members, and owners alike. What are we looking for? Required; • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision, using own initiative whilst thriving in a fast paced and pressured environment. • Experience in working in a SOX compliant controls environment. • Excellent PTP technical accounting skills and a solid understanding of accounting principles. • Strong problem solving skills, including ability to effectively address any issue in collaboration with others, as well as support development in this area with direct reports and other team members. • Proficient in MS Office products. Preferred; • Strong knowledge of Peoplesoft and / or other similar accounting packages and Essbase. • Previous experience of working within a Shared Services / Centre of Excellence environment. • Hospitality industry experience. What benefits will I receive? Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of the Go Hilton Team Member Travel Program, which provides reduced hotel room rates for you, your family & friends! We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton.