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Veterans Preferred - Junior Accounts Payable Analyst

Company: WPP
Location: Dallas
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. - WPP is the creative transformation company. We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, planet, clients, and communities.

Working at WPP means being part of a global network of more than 109,000 accomplished people in 110 countries. WPP has headquarters in New York, London and Singapore and a corporate presence in major markets worldwide.

We create transformative ideas and outcomes for our clients through an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce, and technology.

WPP and our award-winning agencies work with most of the world's biggest companies and organisations - from Ford, Unilever and P&G to Google, HSBC, and the UN. Our clients include 61 of the FTSE 100, 317 of the Fortune Global 500, all 30 of the Dow Jones 30 and 62 of the NASDAQ 100. WPP are the leader in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and 8th in the FTSE 100 rankings for Women on Boards.

Why we're hiring:

WPP is undertaking a wide-ranging transformation programme across all of its Business Units.

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, the Accounts Payable Junior Analyst performs daily processing of Supplier transactions for the Business Units. Transactions include invoice scanning, invoice registration and invoice matching. Following up with Suppliers to reconcile and resolve queries and finally arranging payments to Suppliers in line with agreed timetables. Strong focus on delivering high quality processing, strong and clear communicator, individual who is self-motivated as well as team oriented, driven to achieve individual and team targets as set by the Accounts Payable Manager.

What you'll be doing:


  • Manage Accounts Payable activities for Business Units set out by the Accounts Payable Manager
  • Utilize Workday Financials software to manage processing of Supplier invoices and credit notes
  • Process Supplier invoice and credit note registrations within agreed timelines and the Global SLA
  • Match Supplier invoices to Purchase Orders and route for approval promptly
  • Process Supplier credit notes in line with approvals required
  • Monitor volumes and highlight any backlogs proactively to the Accounts Payable Manager
  • Prepare payment proposals in accordance with agreed payment timetables
  • Create settlement runs for approved payment proposals
  • Provide Supplier remittance advices for payments made
  • Obtain Supplier statements and reconcile Supplier accounts investigating differences proactively
  • Document all Supplier queries for follow up
  • Ensure prompt resolution of Supplier queries at the earliest, involving all parties required
  • Ensure Supplier master data records accurately reflect correct Supplier details and agreed contractual terms
  • Provide holiday and sick coverage for colleagues as needed
    • Drive towards minimal backlogs on a daily and weekly basis
    • Deliver weekly settlement runs
      • Drive Accounts Payable to close with minimal unregistered invoices and credit notes and low levels of queries
        What you'll need:
        • Minimum 1 year experience in Accounts Payable in a large organization
        • Finance background
        • Confidence in dealing and building relationships, both internally and externally
        • Self-motivated, energetic, and detailed oriented
        • Able to work to firm deadlines and calm under pressure
        • Well organised with strength in prioritising
        • Strong communication skills and ability to handle complexity
        • Commercially focused with a strong Customer service approach
          Who you are:

          You're open : We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are accepting: of new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

          You're optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with conviction: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

          You're extraordinary: We are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we provide extraordinary every day.

          What we'll give you:

          Passionate, inspired people - We promote a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

          Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and complete projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

          Challenging and stimulating work - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

          The base salary range for this position at the time of this posting is indicated below. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including location, business needs, level of responsibility, experience, and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package, go to https://wpp.mobi/WPP-US-BENEFITS for more details.


          $1 - $2 USD

          WPP is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

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