The Walt Disney Company Analyst, Accounts Payable Services in Shanghai, China

Analyst, Accounts Payable Services

Overall Purpose of the Role

The Analyst, Payables Operations is responsible for enforcing compliance with Disney’s Accounts Payable (AP), including but not limited to, purchase order (PO) exceptions; achieving targeted invoice data matching/posting goals; while working with internal clients and external vendors to ensure information is accurate and corrected for timely payments. Within AP scope, the Analyst will also focus on AP account reconciliation; monitor blocked invoices and perform ad hoc research on exceptions. This role will be required to collaborate with internal partners, stakeholders and suppliers to identify/ propose process improvements that will reduce/ eliminate defects and drive efficiencies. Position reports directly to the Assistant Manager, Payables Operations.

Responsibilities :

  • Processing, auditing and approving invoices within the SAP enterprise resource planning system

  • Support stakeholders and suppliers in the APAC region

  • Partner with key suppliers and Sourcing & Procurement to correct account issues

  • Ensure internal controls are followed and preserve integrity of the vendor master database to mitigate risk to company data and/or assets

  • Partner with key internal clients to correct errors, identify the root cause of deficiencies and recommend appropriate process changes to reduce recurrence Support Casual Buyers, stakeholders and suppliers within the APAC region

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable statutory regulations and Company policies/procedures, as they relate to the areas of accounts payable and travel/expense management

  • Ensure accounting entries are accurately reflected within SAP and adjusted accordingly in the supplier’s records

  • Ensure compliance with country-specific guidelines related to tax reporting codes and withholding requirements

  • Process off-cycle and emergency payment requests

  • Sort daily mail and forward documents to invoice scanning company as appropriate

  • Special projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications :

Experience and Professional Qualifications Required

  • Written and verbal Japanese fluency

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related major

  • 1 years Accounts Payable, Travel/Expense Management, Accounting or equivalent experience, preferably with a large-scale employer or fresh graduates with high motivation and learning capability

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to clearly and concisely articulate business issues and frame-up solutions

  • Working knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access

Experience and Professional Qualifications Desired

  • Experience working with travel/expense management, including Commercial travel card and/or procurement card programs

  • SAP system knowledge

  • Experience working in a mature shared services environment

  • Experience with a multinational employer & working in a multicultural environment

Leadership Attributes and Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to analyze complex business/operational/technical data

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for both technical and non-technical subjects/audiences

  • Ability to complete on-time delivery assigned tasks

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Decision-making in a fast paced environment

  • Understanding of compliance implications and controls impacting business areas

  • Proactive and a works well in diverse teams

  • Ability to work with team members in a highly collaborative, efficient manner

Job ID: 450722BR

Location: Shanghai,China

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International