Operations Specialist in Budapest (Hungary)

Where: Budapest (Hungary)

Extent of Work: Full Time

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Role Summary:

    The AP Global Ops Finance European Team is a component of the Global Ops Finance Europe organization. This team is in charge to provide accounts payable services to the legal entities (800+) operated by the GE affiliates across 31 countries in Europe in contact with the local/regional business controllership teams. Services are governed by the GE AP Enterprise Standards and business specific policies and guidelines.

Essential Responsibilities:

    The scope includes AP issue resolution, reconciliation and closing activities, managing incoming queries, blocked/hold items, AP account and vendor statement reconciliation.
    Main responsibilities:

  • Resolving issues with invoices and/or payments, investigating and resolving deficiencies with suppliers or internal parties
  • Working closely with business stakeholders on processing exceptional items and specific requirements
  • Following up on payment transactions to external suppliers and execution of urgent payments with ensured controls
  • Preparing timely reconciliation & reviewing of AP related accounts; manage open items and clearing with stakeholder involvement
  • Managing cross-functional communication with multiple GE operation and finance functions
  • Communication and reconciliation of outstanding balances with external suppliers
  • Initiating process improvements, supporting projects related to standardization, quality improvement, compliance or simplification
  • Supporting preparation of metrics and KPI’s and investigation analysis


  • Written and verbal fluency in English and German/French/Italian/Spanish
  • Proficient IT skills including Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of ERP platforms (SAP/Oracle)
  • Understands concept of PO/Sourcing/Procurement/Vendor Master/ 3 Way Matching and their connection to invoice processing activities
  • Ability to anticipate and resolve challenges, complex issues

Desired Characteristics:

  • Understands AP stakeholder’s needs and impact of AP KPI’s on processes and daily operation
  • Displays a sense of urgency & recognizes the importance of speed with quality
  • Has good fundamental organization & prioritization skills.
  • Proactively takes responsibility for his/her own actions
  • Thinks ahead & identifies potential roadblocks
  • Able to re-prioritize/re-organize his/her activities to work through roadblocks
  • Able to quickly come up to speed & understand financial data/information

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