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Migliarino (Pisa), VT

Full-time | Finance

About the job

Who We Are:

At Brooks, we believe a run can change a day, a life, the world. Everyone who works here is a key part of our obsession to make the best running gear on the planet. We want our business — which also happens to be our passion — to be a place where everyone feels welcome and comfortable being themselves. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together, and drives our success. We live this culture daily through our brand values: Runner First, Word is Bond, Champion Heart, There is no “I” in Run, and Keep Moving. This means we always solve for the runner, do what we say we will, give it our all, are generous with our humanity, and find a way to keep moving every day, because joy is kinetic.

Are you ready to help create something extraordinary?

Your Job:

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Payable professional to perform the purchase to pay processing for Brooks in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) region. You are a motivated professional with the ability to support the business in the Accounts Payable function. In this role, you will ensure the timely and accurate processing of supplier invoices for all entities in the region. As a member of our high-performing Finance Team, you will report to the Purchase to Pay (” P2P”) Analyst EMEA.

You will contribute to the success and growth of the company by ensuring accurate and timely preparation of status reports for accounts and participating in the financial closing process. You will support supplier maintenance by performing compliance checks based on business requirements and guidelines to minimize fraud risk. You thrive on working in a cross-functional team.

Your Responsibilities:
! Process the payment of invoices for suppliers, including intercompany, to ensure effective management of creditor days.
! Perform the daily supplier (internal and external) maintenance, communication, invoice scanning, processing, and monitoring of approval queues.
! Maintain the electronic workflow process to ensure approval policies are adhered to. Assist in follow-up and resolution of supplier queries. Liaise with supervisor to successfully resolve any issues and identify solutions to recurring problems.
! Identify process improvements to increase efficiencies in the purchase to pay cycle.
! Closely align with the Controlling team to ensure accuracy, cut off, accruals and related Accounts Payable scheduled reports.
! Assist in ad hoc analysis as required by management and cross-functional teams.
! Keep templates and training materials updated as they relate to the purchase to pay process and assist with familiarizing new hires with these policies and processes.
! Be a hands-on team player who shows flexibility, adaptability and openness to new ideas.

Your Qualifications:
! MBO degree in Finance, Accounting, Controlling or a related business field.
! 2+years of experience in purchase to pay processing within a mid-sized organization.
! Understanding of Financial Accounting to perform Accounts Payable processing tasks.
! Base understanding of VAT and reverse charge within a European environment.
! Excellent supplier service skills, capable of resourceful problem solving, while remaining focused on the long-term business relationship.
! Highly motivated, focused, and goal oriented.
! Affinity with ERP systems (preferably Infor M3), P2P SaaS applications and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
! A strong individual contributor with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, but also the ability to work and collaborate as part of a team, and work under pressure in a dynamic environment.
! Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
! Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail in planning, organization and execution of tasks, while still seeing the big picture and understanding how all of the pieces fit together and affect one another.
! Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust resulting in effective working relationships across the company.
! Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating effective listening through concise, clear verbal and written communication.
! Fluency in business English (absolute must), other European language skills are a plus.
! Unwavering demonstration of Brooks’ brand values: Runner first, Word is bond, Champion heart, There’s no “I” in run, Keep moving!
! A passion for the running enthusiast and practicing an active lifestyle.

By submitting this application, you expressly make the following representations and warranties and give your consents as described below:

Brooks Sports, Inc. collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Brooks Sports, Inc.'s recruitment related activities as well as for organizational planning purposes globally. Consequently, Brooks Sports, Inc. may use your personal data in relation to the evaluation and selection of applicants including for example setting up and conducting interviews and tests, evaluating and assessing the results thereto and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment processes including the final recruitment.

Brooks Sports, Inc. does not disclose your personal data to unauthorized third parties. However, as a global corporation consisting of multiple affiliated companies in various countries, Brooks Sports, Inc. has international sites and Brooks Sports, Inc. uses resources located throughout the world. Brooks Sports, Inc. may from time to time also use third parties to act on Brooks Sports, Inc.'s behalf. You agree to the fact that to the extent necessary your personal data may be transferred and/or disclosed to any company within Brooks Sports, Inc. group of companies as well as to third parties acting on Brooks Sports, Inc.'s behalf, including also transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided Brooks Sports, Inc. with your personal data. Such transfers may include for example transfers and/or disclosures outside the European Economic Area and in the United States of America.

At Brooks, we celebrate diversity & equity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply. Brooks is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, two-spirit identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), honorable discharge or military status, protected citizen status, actual or perceived victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, HIV or Hepatitis C infection, political ideology, use of a trained guide dog by a person with a disability, or on any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, or any other non-merit based factors.

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