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Procure to Pay SME (Cebu)

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BPO / KPO / Shared Services

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CEBU CITY (Capital)

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Job Description and Qualification:

Reporting to the BPT Project Manager, the PtP BPT SME is responsible for facilitating the successful knowledge transfer and business process transition. The PtP BPT SME will play a key role in driving continuous improvement and standardization across the PtP function, from a people, process, and technology perspective.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Review opco transition assessment along with the project manager
  • Conduct the new opco profiling process
  • Conduct process analysis and align opco process to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) specific to PtP – Procure-to-Pay activities.
  • Draft, facilitate, and manage the Knowledge Transfer (KT) Plan and Schedule to ensure completion of the knowledge transfer on-time and within the expected level of quality
  • Facility the KT huddles between the opco and the team
  • Identify risks, issues and control gaps within the process area, document and coordinate with the project manager and team for resolution
  • Facilitate the Knowledge Transfer process
  • Facilitate the completion of transition/KT sign-offs and checklists
  • Provide input to the overall training strategy development and needs assessment, including updates of global training materials and any other opportunity areas identified
  • Identify and escalate (if necessary) process deviations that are not driven by local, regulatory or tax considerations
  • Conceive and present improvement opportunities which reduce costs and improve process value. Consistently promote integration of best practices and leading trends
  • Coordinate and engage with key stakeholder groups across the SSC, Global and Local/BU functional teams. Support change management and communication efforts for critical transformation projects
  • Develop standards and business rules for data quality maintenance and cleanup.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of professional experience with background in process improvement, Finance business processes (PtP), Operations, project management, change management and/or ERP implementation and governance
  • Subject matter expert on key PtP processes and business requirements. Procure-to-Pay includes Accounts Payable (AP) Invoicing, AP Payments, AP Vendor Analysis and Reporting, Vendor Management, Travel & Expense (T&E), AP month end activities, and other PtP related processes.
  • Process improvement (LEAN, Six Sigma) or project management expertise preferred
  • Experience with Oracle preferred, with a sound understanding of supporting RtR processes, systems, and other leading practice technologies
  • Comprehensive experience in process design and / or optimization; experience with shared service centers with a finance background
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with strong analytical and problem solving skills around accounting analytics and processes.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, customer management skills, analytical, change management and communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of programs