Specialist - Purchase-to-Pay

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  23156

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Hiring Manager: Ricardo Silva 


If you’re passionate about changing lives for the better, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. In Research & Development, we’re continuously exploring innovative new treatment options to make a stronger, more positive impact on the lives of the patients we serve. You’ll work with talented colleagues in a state-of-the-art Research & Development environment, developing innovative medicines that change the live of patients for the better and help us make progress towards our vision of a world free of pain. Join us today, and discover the difference you can make.


What the job looks like:


  • Support month end closing process;
  • Ensure that robust processes, controls and systems are in place to process supplier invoices & payments;
  • Review account assignments and process postings of invoice documents;
  • Resolve open issues with the operating units and clarify complex situations in AP (e.g., partial / initial payments);
  • Review automated closing activities for accounts payables;
  • Interact with the relevant Business Partners and/or operating units such as clarification of complex accounting issues;
  • Enhance policies and procedures related to the accounts payables function, including automation, to meet business needs;
  • Drive continuous process improvement & standardization initiatives towards greater efficiency & costs reduction;
  • Ensure that targeted performance is in accordance with service level agreements;
  • Ability to reconcile, maintain and clear vendors accounts contributing for the decreasing of open items;
  • Knowledge additionally in other areas in P2P such as Procurement or payments are a plus.



What you'll bring to the table:


  • Professional Experience from 3-5 years in accounting environment (experience in GBS Industry is a plus);
  • Professional Experience in P2P area (is a plus to be consider);
  • Very good knowledge of SAP module FI + workflow solutions and good knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Experience in KPI reporting & analysis (is a plus);
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Communication & writing skills;
  • Decision making skills;
  • Team player;
  • Quality and service-oriented;
  • Highly motivated and flexible ;
  • Knowledge on P2P (E2E is a plus);
  • English (additional European language skills is a plus).






About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sara Marques

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