The Walt Disney Company Senior Analyst, Accounts Payable- Japanese Speaker in China

The Senior Analyst, Payables Operations is responsible for enforcing compliance with Disney’s Accounts Payable (AP) policies, including but not limited to, purchase order (PO) exceptions, after-the-fact POs. Achieving targeted invoice data matching/posting goals, while working with internal clients and external vendors to ensure defects are resolved timely. Within AP scope, the Senior Analyst will also focus on root-cause analysis and corrective actions, maintaining vendor master policy and structure, assist and identify areas of opportunity for change that will positively impact customer satisfaction and value. This role will be required to collaborate and manage relationships with internal partners, stakeholders and suppliers to identify/ propose process improvements that will drive efficiencies. Position reports directly to the Assistant Manager, Payables Operations.

Responsibilities : Areas of Responsibilities

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

  • Facilitate stakeholder and supplier relationships in the APAC region

  • Lead project and initiatives in partnership 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 lead appropriate process change efforts 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

  • Special complex transaction related projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications :

Experience and Professional Qualifications Required

  • Fluent written and verbal Japanese and English

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related major

  • 4 years Accounts Payable, Accounting or equivalent experience, preferably with a large-scale, multi-national employer

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

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

  • Experience working in a mature shared services environment SAP systems knowledge

  • Experience in using invoice posting AI technology, for example: Brainware

Leadership Attributes and Skills & Knowledge Required

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

  • Ability to propose and evaluate solutions

  • Ability to multi-tasks and deliver on commitments

  • Ability to research and identify continuous improvement solutions

  • Flexibility to adapt to change and influence team members

Job ID: 530052BR

Location: ,China

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International