Senior Specialist GBS Accounts Payable (M/F/D)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


adidas Shared Services in Porto delivers high quality services for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Retail Accounting, eCommerce Accounting and other Finance processes as well as HR Services for adidas companies located in Europe and Americas.


Responsible to support improvement initiatives and implementations for AP GBS Porto. Drive KPIs for AP GBS Porto. Be the main contact for S2P GPO team and GBS Porto Delivery Excellence.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate process improvements and implementations
  • Identify process exceptions and deviations
  • Identify different rules, standards and quality controls of the services delivered by both GBS operations centers (KPIs, tools, etc.)
  • Facilitate standardization of adidas – S2P business processes between both GBS operations centers
  • Verify desktop procedures of the S2P processes



Key Relationships:

  • GBS AP leadership team
  • S2P GPO team
  • Accounts Payable teams
  • GBS Porto Delivery Excellence


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong financial acumen
  • Solid experience with SAP
  • Knowledge in Abbyy (OCR) and Ariba is a plus
  • Experience in a Shared Service environment or similar
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English in a business setting
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and high degree of customer orientation
  • Solid interpersonal skills combined with a high degree of customer orientation; can navigate easily within complex organizations, connect with a variety functions, audiences, management styles, or cultures.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Highly results driven and self-motivated team player with compassion, integrity, trust and perseverance.
  • Curious and growth mindset; keen to learn and approach subjects outside of comfort zone, look beyond the obvious
  • Availability to travel for periods of 3 to 4 weeks


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:





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Job Title:  Senior Specialist GBS Accounts Payable (M/F/D)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  352249
Date:  Sep 15, 2021