United Airlines Manager - Accounts Payable in Houston, Texas
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Job Overview and Responsibilities
The UA AP Central Team located in Houston Texas, manages the invoice processing, payments, vendor management, reconciliations and AP system processes to support business segments located across four regional areas: EMEAI, US, LATAM, APAC.
As a member of the AP central team, the Global Travel and Expense (T&E) and Purchase Card (P-Card) audit process owner:
Manage the global processes and performs select process activities
Engage with and manages performance of the outsourced service provider
Ensure the service provided is responsive to customer needs
Drive continuous process improvement, standardization and simplification
Represent United Airlines (UA) AP on strategic initiatives
The Manager will play a critical role in planning and developing systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency of the department.
The position requires excellent focus, high energy and enthusiasm, forward thinking, strong analytical capability, excellent problem solving, the ability to manage change, solid execution and a commitment to help the company meet financial objectives and exceed customer expectations.
Bachelor’s degree or 5 to 7 years equivalent work experience
5 – 7 years of AP or Accounting experience
Experience with large enterprise-level accounting and reporting systems
Current knowledge of multi-entity operations and reporting
Proven analytical and creative problem solving skills and abilities with accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple and competing tasks simultaneously and work closely with various departments and team members
Must love challenging opportunities to assist or co-design solutions to perplexing issues that can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting team
Must be a motivated, self-starter with a proactive personality who is able to work independently or with a team
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Ability to travel to India periodically
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
- Previous experience managing a service provider
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 40 Finance
Function: Accounting / Tax / Treasury
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled