• Senior Associate Finance Operations Specialist

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ | MX-Mexico City
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  • Overview

    Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”


    If so, you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.


    What we do:

    We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.



    What you’ll do:

    In the Senior Associate Financial Operations Specialist role, you will directly support finance operations in an effort to achieve the strategic goals of the organization. Analyzes, defines, develops, refines and provides support for business and organizational procedures, processes, systems and initiatives, particularly in the procure to pay area.


    As a Sr Associate Financial Operations Specialist, you will:

    • Identify the business needs of the procure to pay track to help determine solutions to business problems.
    • Gather, organize and analyze information on processes, procedures and applications to support continuous improvements, enhancements and automations.
    • Assist with ERP design concepts and implementations, including creating and maintaining test plans and test scripts, and performing functional testing as needed.
    • Document and communicate business processes, systems improvements and procedure changes in a timely and effective manner.
    • Serve as an expert resource regarding business initiatives and programs and provides general direction and structure to implement corresponding activities and processes or to complete projects.
    • Analyze payables data reporting requirements within a business process and facilitate report development and validation
    • Ensure the smooth and effective operation of newly implemented processes or procedures and communicates the status of current projects in process to stakeholders.
    • Conduct operational effectiveness reviews of processes, procedures, systems and solutions.
    • Performs other duties, as assigned.


    What we’re looking for:

    • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
    • Bachelor’s degree or educational equivalent in Business, Marketing, Computer Science or quantitative field or related field of study.
    • Strong Relationship management skills
    • Excellent knowledge of Excel
    • Experience working with all levels of management
    • CPA preferred


     Why SAS:

    • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.  
    • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.


    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


    Additional Information:

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 


    Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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