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Accounts Payable Analyst - French Speaker

Last update 17.06.2024

About the job

  • The Procure to Pay (P2P) Middle Office ⁠⁠(MO) Supplier Relationship supports our Accounts Payable activities in the Procure to Pay Middle Office Department

Your Main Activities Are

  • The main activities of P2P MO Supplier Relationship are the following
  • Handle Key Suppliers
    • Be the key interlocutor to treat the Key Suppliers requests regarding their continuous improvement and the quality of processes Perform deep dive analyses of suppliers’ processes, quality and claims
    • Promote continuous improvement of the supplier’s invoice quality and of the respect of the invoice instructions
    • Support other accounting team to obtain documents from key suppliers (credit notes, direct debits, suspense)
    • Prepare and report key figures for key suppliers
  • Support DEMAT process
    • Support and follow the suppliers to adhere to dematerialization process
    • Pro-actively contact suppliers to on-board e-invoicing and contribute to paperless targets
    • Prepare and sent the communications considering the DEMAT process
  • Interact with different stakeholders of the cost accounting activity, internal business lines and suppliers
  • Follow Incidents on 2nd Level to obtain the reimbursement of the amounts wrongly paid

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Business Administration or related areas
  • Up to 3 years of Experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Pack (MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP and Accounts Payable processes or experience in a related area
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and work under pressure
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Active listening
  • Dynamic and proactive
  • Accurate and rigorous
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

About the Team

  • The team is in charge of the Supplier Relationship for accounts payable activities, and of creating specific proactive following of key suppliers and of part of the on-boarding processes for some dedicated suppliers, as a support of E-invoicing Team
  • The team is responsible for executing the following activities
    • Handle and register requests via email from key suppliers
    • Analyse and provide adequate and timely response to all information requests
    • Ensure request resolution
    • Register best practices in the knowledge management database
    • Provide input to improve request resolution and contribute to continuous improvement


Why joining BNP Paribas?

  • Leading banking institution
BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.
  • Our presence in Portugal
Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
  • International reach
Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:
    • Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines;
    • Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
    • Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.
  • Diversity and Inclusion commitment
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.
  • Commitment towards work/life balance
At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.
  • Remote Working Conditions
At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.
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