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Procure to Pay Manager

Date: Nov 28, 2022

Location: Louisville, KY, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Procure to Pay Manager  


The following position is open in Louisville KentuckyUnited States.


What makes this a great opportunity?

Global Business Services aspires to be the Partner of Choice for Beam Suntory, creating exceptional value through the superior delivery of business services and solutions.  The Procure to Pay (PTP) Manager will be responsible for vendor support functions in North America. This position is pivotal in ensuring the timely and accurate payments for US and Canada suppliers as well as employee reimbursements. The PTP Manager will be responsible for supervising a diverse high-performance team, driving continuous improvements, managing reconciliations/account maintenance, and expand our service catalog.  This role reports to the Director, US Global Business Services.


Role Responsibilities

  • Direct high performance team in accounts payable, treasury support, procurement services, travel & entertainment, and corporate card management.
  • Set priorities for the team including specific goals and performance targets.  Leverage team strengths to improve DPO, discount capture and other working capital levers.
  • Drive efficiency gains and ensure the high quality of customer service and risk management.  Initiate and implement business plans to enhance processes and support growth objectives.
  • Investigate and resolve aged transactions for vendor accounts in US and Canada and other accounts identified by senior management
  • Document end to end process flows to identify key areas of improvement
  • Track team performance including invoice processing, purchase order creation, expense auditing, and payment processing
  • Ensure effective line item management for a diverse vendor portfolio including domestic and international companies across a wide array of industries
  • Prepare effective presentations and deliver timely updates to upper management
  • Calculate and monitor KPI performance and publish results to compare across regional sites and captive centers
  • Monitor goods received not invoiced (GRNI) including reporting, communication, and escalation of aged balances
  • Partner with PTP Global Process Leader and Procurement team to develop and achieve strategic business objectives
  • Develop materials and provide periodic training with other departments to outline procure to pay processes
  • Schedule visits to meet with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate on various projects to promote long-term performance and expansion of services in end to end processes


Qualifications & Experience


  • Bachelor Degree or international equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years related experience leading people in procure to pay activities
  • Ability to meet deadlines for multiple stakeholders
  • Problem solving & change management skills  
  • SOX/internal controls knowledge


  • 2-3 years in a Shared Service environment preferred
  • SAP experience 
  • Concur experience



At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville