Red Hat Manager, Global Purchase to Pay Process Owner in Cork, Ireland

Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Finance team is looking for a dynamic and adaptable Manager to join the Accounting team in Cork, Ireland. In this role, you will ensure through your leadership and other capabilities that our purchase-to-pay process delivers expected business outcomes and customer value. You’ll need to have a deep passion for and experience continuously improving processes and enabling automation to meet growing business needs while optimizing productivity. You’ll also need to have demonstrated ability to lead and develop others and persuade key stakeholders. As a manager, you’ll need to be a results-oriented and motivated person who clearly translates vision, strategy, and business objectives into compelling plans that enable effective implementation.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Manage team of 5 process and business analysts in Cork, Ireland and the Corporate Headquarters office in Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Provide functional oversight for purchase-to-pay process delivery within the global shared service center

  • Rationalize, standardize, and develop policies and controls

  • Ensure compliance with relevant business policies and controls

  • Integrate purchase-to-pay processes with upstream and downstream processes, optimizing end-to-end

  • Teach and enable others in accurately identifying predictive (in-process) and output metrics and in developing dashboards and scorecards

  • Proficiently diagnose and identify process problems, needs, and opportunities to improve

  • Define and prioritize improvements, ensuring alignment to process vision, strategy, and goals

  • Support project selection and chartering; coach teams in achieving proficient use of appropriate methods and tools throughout project implementation

  • Effectively diagnose organization's and team's capabilities and adapt your approach to enable rapid learning, adoption, application, and results

  • Build sustainable organizational capability through effective teaching and coaching

  • Coordinate and manage work assignments; proactively communicate and overcome barriers to deliver expected outcomes

  • Provide a model of professionalism and operate in the spirit of teamwork and trust; promote a responsive, supportive, and open environment

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field like accounting, finance, IT, or management information systems; MBA is a plus

  • 10+ years of professional experience with 5+ years of procurement and accounts payable experience

  • Lean Six Sigma certification with corresponding experience in leading organizations through significant transformations

  • Experience with Oracle EBS, Concur, Kofax, or SAP Ariba

  • Working knowledge of process automation methods and technologies

  • End-to-end system thinker, strategist, and planner

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively document, write, present, and engage appropriately from individual contributor to executive leadership levels across all geographies and stakeholders

  • Solid interpersonal skills; proven record of collaboratively working with diverse teams

  • Demonstrated skills in coaching and mentoring

  • Passion for rapidly learning and applying new skills and technologies

  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations

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Job ID 63442

Category Finance