Finance & Accounting Group, Finance & Accounting Group > Global Accounting Ops Center
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.
We are seeking an exceptional Accounts Payable Manager to lead our dynamic AP team. This role will be expected to meet and exceed the needs of our vendors as our business rapidly grows in existing markets and scales to new markets. As Accounts Payable Manager, you will be managing a strong Accounts Payable team. You will also assist with enhancing global policies and procedures, driving automation and be an advocate of compliant execution.
Assist, guide, and instruct support staff on non-routine policy interpretations or transaction problems which require resolutions.
Implement reporting procedures and internal controls for the purpose of maintaining accurate records.
Maintain various fiscal information, files, and records for providing an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
Perform supervisory functions for the accounts payable department, including interviewing and recommending the hiring of new staff members; providing or arranging for training for staff; evaluating staff performance; and recommending personnel actions to ensure adequate and competent staffing.
Perform and Plan daily management of operations along with TL/Staff, work assignments, evaluate work performed, and provide direction and decisions in handling procedural and technical problems. Monitor work outcomes and provide metric data for management.
Participate in establishing departmental policy.
Assist the quarterly earnings process by preparing quarterly/yearly reporting schedules.
Ensure all DTPs are reviewed on a quarterly basis and all changes are tracked regularly
Work closely with accounting teams in the headquarters, satellite, and other global locations.
Stakeholder’s and STAT Audit support.
Calls/meeting with internal/external stakeholders as needed.
Ability to work within timelines during close – monthly/ quarterly.
Review monthly and quarterly account reconciliation according to Qualcomm Policies
Provide ad hoc reports to HQ, local controllership team and other finance functions
Prepare quarterly reporting schedules (QRS) to support 10-Q/10-K filings
Prepare quarterly balance sheet analysis, review, and remediation
Provide recommendations on overall process improvements in the payable system by researching and assessing standardized work-flow procedures and policies.
Where required, lead the process improvements, automations etc.,
Support the controllership team in external annual audits by providing timely and appropriate financial data and supporting documentation in line with the GAAP requirements and accounting standards
Ensure that all processes and policies are compliant with Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley Control requirements
Besides the main tasks and responsibilities listed above, responsible for completing any other tasks assigned by her/his supervisor or manager
Develop and execute a documented process to ensure newly acquired subsidiaries are properly integrated into the corporate accounts payable function.
Reviews GL distribution of A/P transactions to ensure accounting and reporting accuracy.
Communicates with vendors/contractors to resolve issues and obtain additional information where required
Work closely with the accounting team and business partners to answer questions and support the business.
Assist in quarterly reviews, periodic audits, and prepare audit schedules, as necessary.
Knowledge of financial transaction flows, including system interfaces using Oracle R12 is a must.
Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results.
Ability to solve technical and non-technical accounting problems related to AP.
Chartered Accountant (preferred) with 13-15 years of experience in AP domain. Exposure to procure-to-pay is added advantage.
Accounting experience in a multi-GAAP environment and shared service center
Working experience in Oracle required, knowledge in SAP desirable.
Excellent written and verbal fluency in English
Ability to learn/understand standards & processes quickly and adhere to them accurately
Candidate must have good fundamental organization & prioritization skills.
Flexible approach with a strong team spirit
Effective interpersonal & communication skills and highly professional style
Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics
Proficient with Excel, dashboards, reporting and analytical tools like Tableau, Celonis etc
Proficient IT skills including Excel and Outlook
Demonstrated proficiency in full-cycle Accounts Payable operations
Design, document, implement, and maintain effective procedures and controls over Accounts Payable and procurement processes while ensuring internal controls are designed and operating effectively
Able to interact effectively at all levels of the organization and with external partners.
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