Philips Business Process Expert - P2P in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

As a Business Process Expert you will support key change initiatives at the core of Philips finance, close to the sectors. You will be involved in global projects of different size, content and complexity with a strong focus on design and implementation of financial processes. The role provides strong visibility towards senior finance management at Philips.

Your responsibilities

The goal is to drive process improvement in the Procure to Pay/ Accounts Payable area. You will harmonize the Procure to Pay/ Accounts Payable processes in various locations (by email, phone, video conference and physical meetings) and deploy Philips standard tooling. You will have an integral responsibility for the deployments in all phases (end-to-end management).

  • Design the project plan and define the project resources, in accordance with the goals, timing and budget constraints

  • Control the project budget and project progress, take corrective actions when necessary

  • Lead the project in all phases

  • Management and development of the project team

  • Manage international stakeholders

  • Lead change management within the affected organisations to ensure that the project benefits are realised

  • Generate regular and adequate reporting

  • Coordinate the project implementation in close cooperation with the business

  • Resolve operational escalations when process issues arise

Key Performance Indicators are:

  • Implementation in line with project plan

  • Realization of the financial business case

  • Improvement in operational KPI’s

  • Payments in Time (PoT)

  • GR/IR > 90 days

Your team

Philips Accounting Operations (AccOps), the finance shared service organization at the core of Philips Finance, delivers trustworthy, optimized financial services to the business in the area of Accounting and Rule Based Controlling. Regional AccOps front office teams deliver these services in close cooperation with the back office (our outsourcing partner Infosys). We team up with Finance Excellence Network (FEN), our customers, and providers to achieve continuous process improvement and cost efficiencies. We are eager to continuously innovate so that we can adapt quickly to our changing environment. Philips Accounting Operations offers challenges to professionals wishing to further develop their career, giving the opportunity to work close to the business and build an international network.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

We are looking for

  • Bachelor/Master finance education with at least 5 years relevant experience

  • Solid and broad experience with financial processes

  • High level of technical and operational SAP knowledge

  • Experience with managing projects in international complex environments

  • Strong change management mindset and capabilities

  • Customer service attitude with intercultural sensitiveness

  • Good analytical skills and process ownership capabilities

  • Strong communicator with effective influencing skill in a matrix setting

  • Excellent command of English required (both verbal and written)

  • Thorough knowledge of the Procure to Pay/ Accounts Payable process and related tooling eg. e-invoicing, OCR

  • Certification or significant experience in project management & methods (advantage)

  • Preferably experience with Lean, Six Sigma

  • Results oriented and able to energize others

  • Travel 20% globally