Corporate and Workplace Solutions - Procure to Pay - Travel and Expense Associate - Bengaluru

Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
Job ID
2020-64924
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
India
Division
Corporate and Workplace Solutions
Business Unit
Procure to Pay
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

OUR IMPACT

Goldman Sachs is leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, it is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Bangalore, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world. We are committed to growing our distinctive Culture and upholding our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.

 

SERVICES  

 

Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) and the Office of Global Security (OGS), drive productivity and enable the firm’s flow of business while ensuring its safety and security. CSRE creates the world’s best work experience and environment for the people of Goldman Sachs and OGS’s mission is to protect the firm's people, assets, and reputation. 

  

Business Finance & Spend Management (BFSM) is a part of the Services division and the objective of this group is to deliver commercial value and front-to-back cost transparency across the firm. Under the Spend Management umbrella and focused on the front-to-back theme the Procure to Pay (P2P) team is divided into 3 pillars - Procurement Management, Expense Management and Accounting & Tax Control. 

YOUR IMPACT

This is a challenging role in a global, real-time environment with exposure to a wide range of financial products. It is focused on teamwork, exception management, continuous improvement and proactive control. The team is seeking a professional who can collaborate effectively across functional groups in the active mitigation of operational risk.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

JOB SUMMARY AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The role requires an individual to be responsible for delivery of key functions in the department. Requires efficient management of risks associated with process. This includes driving forward key initiatives, identifying opportunities for improved efficiencies and involvement in projects both globally and regionally. Individual needs to exhibit the ability to identify problems and control gaps and come up with innovative solutions to mitigate the risk. The role also demands the ability to effectively communicate with stake holders across different regions including Firm wide Divisional and Senior management team. Interface with senior management, business unit managers, divisional finance, controllers and tax departments. They will also have continual contact with our global offices in Americas and Singapore.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee, support and maintain the day to day activities of all T&E Expense functions including Help Desk, Travel Reimbursement, Expense Reporting, Receipt Audit, Corporate Cards, and Travel Policy adherence for all entities and locations.
  • Managing risks in the process by implementing and reviewing relevant controls.
  • Exhibit confidence in communicating in a variety of forums, sessions, formal presentations, training sessions and town halls.
  • Building relationships with businesses at all levels within the corporation will be a key success factor for this position.
  • Participate in Firm wide platform changes relating to Employee Travel & Entertainment Expense
  • Work with Global Technology, Divisional Finance teams and internal departments/divisions from a Travel & Entertainment Expense angle
  • Act as liaison with SAP Concur and technical support. Advise and communicate all Service updates with new features and benefits of the product.
  • Develop and deliver training programs to the team and End-users
  • Maintain user groups, audit rules, expense categories for each user group, and ensure alignment with user group approved expense categories.
  • Handle business and management ad-hoc queries and requests, respond to business queries on a timely basis.
  • Corporate Card Feed management, maintaining applicable changes and payments & refunds.
  • Act as liaison with Corporate Credit Card provider for all credit card support and maintenance.
  • Design a process for handling and responding to end user issues with the system, leveraging services provided by SAP Concur wherever possible.

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 5 - 8 years’ experience in relevant profiles
  • ERP Knowledge, Implementation/Transformation experience on SAP CONCUR, or Expensify or Chrome River systems is highly preferred
  • Hands on experience in end to end GL activities, month-end activities (Accruals, Sub-ledger / ledger posting and reconciliations)
  • Corporate Card Feed management/operation and handling payments is an added advantage
  • Comfortable with spreadsheets and excellent knowledge of Office products
  • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Should be able to effectively communicate and develop/sustain good working relationships with other teams and stakeholders
  • Excellent partnership building skills and strong customer service perspective
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Forward thinking with the ability to assert new ideas and follow them through

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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