Job Description: Raytheon’s Global Business Service’s Accounts Payable manager is responsible for the timely and accurate recording of approximately 1.5M supplier invoices with annual spend of over $14 billion, compliant with policies and regulations, while utilizing best practices and following internal controls. The Accounts Payable team consists of 3 direct reports with a staff of 30, providing Accounts Payable support on an international level through multiple ERP systems. The team leverages a high degree of automation for invoice delivery, posting, workflow and payments managing the activity through a portfolio of technology platforms, 3rd party service providers and the Raytheon Information Technology teams
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Manage RTN's global Accounts Payable team with a focus on policy and strategy implementation for transaction processing in the primary SAP ERP systems and several small site ERP systems.
Assess, monitor and mitigate risks in accounts payable activity to ensure both manual and automated processes are compliant, utilize best practices and follow internal controls.
Use broad management and technical skills to lead projects and identify opportunities to streamline and implement measureable process improvements.
Provide input to new products, processes or standards in operational plans that will positively impact the overall functional results. Participate in industry User Groups.
Respond to internal and external customer inquiries and interact with all levels of management
Provide cross functional support through engagement with Supply Chain, logistics , HR, business finance and IT to improve end to end processing activities
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated management and leadership skills and ability to develop and mentor future leaders
Strong knowledge and experience with large complex ERP and AP systems such as SAP, Peoplesoft, and Oracle
Prior Experience developing and implementing strategy, policy and operational plans
Track record of identifying opportunities for process improvement, risk or cost reduction and developing/implementing creative solutions
Ability to manage key deliverables and projects in a timely and efficient manor
Prior experience interfacing with internal and external auditors
Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
Excellent skills with MS Office Suite especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access
Desired Skills and Abilities
Masters’ degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
Strong working knowledge of Raytheon’s Six Sigma principles with an emphasis on lean processing for a continued focus on accounts payable process efficiencies.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Related field and 12 years directly applicable experience gained in a large corporate setting
This position requires access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.