Accounts Payable, Payment Analyst (12 month contract)
Hudson's Bay Company
Brampton Brampton, Ontario, Canada
11d ago

job description

Accounts Payable, Payment Analyst

Who We Are :

HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.

Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.

Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium’s only department store group Galeria INNO.

We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany.

In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.

A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet.

Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-

life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment.

What This Position Is All About :

The Accounts Payable Payment Analyst supports HBC’s Accounts Payables payment processes to ensure all vendor payments are completed accurately and on time within company policy.

The incumbent will be responsible for handling all payments related transactions and reconciliations, including preparation and review of journal entries, cash forecasts and account reconciliations as part of the period end close process, and in assisting in the resolution of any payment related inquires.

Who You Are :

  • The successful candidate should have a proven and quantifiable track record of success in delivering results within a large complex organization.
  • Ability to quickly assess a new environment and develop solutions that support the business strategy, critical objectives, and cultural norms.
  • Creative with a strategic mindset along with the ability to turn concepts into action.
  • You have strong relationship building and influence skills.
  • A change agent who is flexible, resilient, and able to thrive in a dynamic, rapid paced environment. Embody a culture of taking smart risks and innovating to win.
  • You Also Have :

  • Bachelor’s degree, with business or accounting background preferred
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA / CMA / CGA) designation is preferred by not required (completed or in progress
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with a in AP / Finance, ideally in a North American retail environment
  • Ability to multitask and grasp concepts and theories quickly
  • Knowledge of unclaimed property and positive pay
  • Prior working experience with a PCard (Procurement Card) program
  • Experience completing Vendor Account reconciliations
  • Min 2 years’ experience working with offshore team in a shared service environment
  • Previous shared service centre experience preferable. Must be used to a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Detailed orientated & strong analytical skills.
  • Able to prioritize and react quickly to a changing environment.
  • Process driven and ability to identify process gaps and escalate to management as required
  • As the Accounts Payable, Payment Analyst, You Will :

  • Support Period-end close activities for the Expense Payables team
  • Prepare reviews / reconciliations as part of period end close
  • Support the external and internal audit process
  • Execution of Payment Processing :
  • Managing the daily / weekly payment run process for all banners including cheque, EFT, e-payables, and Wire Transfer payments to the vendors internally and externally.
  • Protecting the assets of the company by ensuring that policies and procedures pertaining to the approvals and vendor deductions are clearly defined and communicated and are followed by associates.
  • Provide support to our internal key stakeholders including Store Ops, Facilities, Treasury, Tax, Legal, FP&A, etc.
  • Reporting and KPIs
  • Preparation of cash forecasts and related reporting
  • Provide KPI / dashboard reporting for the expense AP function
  • Your Life and Career at HBC :

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work / life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental)
  • An amazing employee discount
  • Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

    In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

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