This role is an exciting career opportunity for those of you who are fluent in English and who aspire to develop a carrier in the accounting and finance fields.
As Payment Agent you will be mainly responsible for generating the payment selections, validate the payment selections, on a daily basis and ensure that the payments to supplier are made in an efficient and precise manner.
To succeed in this role, you will need to pay attention to details, stay organized and take full ownership of the tasks associated to payment activity.
One of your main responsibilities will be ensure all payments are done following the calendar and in a timely manner according to our working procedures.
You will also need to investigate issues / mistakes related to invoice processing and provide solutions in order to complete the payment accurately.
Close collaboration with the Accounts Payable, Canadian Payment teams and GL team is needed.
Even if some prior experience in the accounting field will be considered as a plus, the position is also a good opportunity for people not related to finance and accounting as we will provide tools and training which will help you succeed in the role.
The Payment Agent is part of the Accounts Payable Team of SNC-Lavalin’s Finance Shared Service Centre based in Bucharest.
Generate, on a daily basis, payment selections (checks and electronic) to ensure payments to suppliers are made in an efficient and precise manner
Validate payment selections and ensure the Approval Matrix is followed
Work closely with the Payment team in Montreal and the GL team
Contact the Accounts Payable Team to resolve issues related to invoice payments
Check all the rejections and take the necessary actions
Perform root cause analysis and identify solutions
Actively contribute to creation, completion or update of the training documents and working procedures
Provide training to newcomers
Identify process / system improvements opportunities and participate in their implementation
Run reports and produce KPI’s (key performance indicators) when needed
Perform other tasks related to Payables activities
Proficiency in English (French is a plus)
Knowledge of Procure-to-Pay process is a plus
Basic accounting knowledge is a plus
Basic knowledge of Oracle or another ERP system is a plus
Previous experience in Finance / Accounts Payable fields is a plus
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
University Degree (studies in Economics is plus) or relevant work experience
Capabilities and qualifications
Time management and organizational skills
Attention to details paired with good analytical abilities
Strong customer service orientation
Good communication skills
Able to set priorities and complete multiple projects simultaneously
Work experience in a shared services, process driven or service center environment is a plus
Our offer towards work-life balance
Direct contract with SNC-Lavalin
Motivational financial package & flexible benefits
Easter and Christmas bonuses
Team activities, team-building events, Fun Work
Employees Wellness Program
Learning and Development programs, Career opportunities
Additional sick days per year without requiring a medical certificate
Open and dynamic work environment
Flexible working schedule organized in 2 shifts Monday to Friday (weekly rotation) : 9 : 00 to 18 : 00, 10 : 00 to 19 : 00 & 13 : 00 - 22 : 00*
one day per month