Performance Optimization Transformation Lead - Source to Pay - Finance & Administration

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New York, NY

Posted Jun 26, 2024 - Requisition No. 126206

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The Bloomberg Terminal quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world to over 325,000 customers worldwide. Our global terminal customers depend on our proprietary high-quality hardware to be able to access our terminal and make critical business decisions.

Our Team:

Bloomberg’s Procurement is a dynamic global organization, providing support to our external terminal customers and internal clients, operating out of 22 locations across 12 countries. We work hand-in-hand with our business divisions to support them in achieving success and maintaining efficiency. What does that mean? We procure the goods and services that Bloomberg needs to do business. We handle vendor-related risks and strive to deliver the best customer service in the world.

We understand urgency, work hard, have commercial acumen and are customer service driven. Our clients internally and externally count on us daily. Our team is tight, but our culture is wide open, where we challenge and support each other’s creative ideas to remain first-class. Under one umbrella we collaborate to develop efficient solutions through new technologies and processes to keep up with Bloomberg’s dynamic environment and business needs while ensuring the highest level of customer service.

Global Procurement is responsible for all direct and indirect spend at Bloomberg. We are a global team that takes pride in working with our internal clients, devising strategies and executing operational tactics based on the dynamic requirements of a fast pace state of the art business.

What's the Role?

Performance optimization team is a looking for a seasoned individual who has experience leading S2P transformational initiatives. This individual will be joining as the Business Transformation Lead reporting to Performance Optimization Team Lead. This role requires a passion for solving complex problems and generating cross-functional requirements, as well as the ability to develop & implement solutions. You will play a crucial role in maturing S2P capabilities but owning and delivering on key strategic initiatives. These initiatives will touch on all or some core tenants of initiative i.e Process, People, Policies and Technology and will require effective cross collaboration.

We’ll Trust You To:

Lead and oversee the planning, execution, and monitoring of transformation initiatives, ensuring adherence to best practices, standards, and methodologies.
Lead effective workshops, kaizen events, business requirement gathering sessions to accelerate the process from Identification/ideation to implementation.
Collaborate with stakeholders across different functions i.e. Procurement, Supplier Lifecycle Management, Accounts Payable, SAP Solutions/Engineering, Reporting etc. to advance S2P business strategy
Work in ambiguity to quickly be able to develop hypotheses and strategic observations to ground objectives and plans
Use advanced analytical skills and tools – to synthesize, summarize and gain insights and conclusions from vast amounts of often unstructured data
Provide support on non-initiative activities such as evaluating metrics for Monthly Business Reviews, Identifying pattern utilizing operational metrics etc.

You'll need to have:

10 -15 years professional experience in Procurement, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain, and/or driving Transformation 
Experience in developing roadmap through current state assessment leveraging data, capability maturity assessment, Benchmarking etc.
Experience in lean six-sigma, design thinking, business architecture
Experience in leading multiple cross functional initiatives from cradle to grave 
High degree of problem solving and decision-making ability leveraging data 
Expertise in the following areas but not limited to: finance transformation, system implementation, operations improvement, business process improvement
Experience in SAP tools such as S/4 HANA Finance, Ariba, Central Finance, Group reporting or SAC
Experience with evaluating and implementing technology solutions especially in S2P value stream
Exceptional skills in PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Mural and preferably data visualization tools 

We’d Love to See:

  • Experience in large, global organizations and expansive procurement and accounts payable experience

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at: https://www.bloomberg.com/company/what-we-do/

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Salary Range: 155,000 - 195,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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