Manager, Payment Processes
Carlyle Investment Management, LLC

Washington, District of Columbia

Posted in Financial Services


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Job Info


Position Summary

Carlyle operates in 29 offices across 5 continents with complex global transactional needs with our funds, suppliers, and banking partners. These operations are supported by enterprise level procure-to-pay, treasury and ERP systems among others. This role will support transactional operations, analytics, and process improvements to preserve crucial functions within Carlyle's finance organization.

This role will be a key member of a global distributed Enterprise Process Operations team, working with business users in both DC and other offices, and reporting to the Firm Accounting Product Owner in the London office.

This position will lead our Global Payments Processing function and be responsible for financial information/data management. The applicant will help execute our five-year roadmap of change and enhancements to our payments processes including a new global payments processing system. Being able to operate as a product owner for the payments space, with the ability to look at ways to continuously improve it, will be key to career advancement.

This role will also support the current user security framework within the Ariba Procurement system across the enterprise. Will be responsible for supporting issue resolution in partnership with our IT group to ensure accurate transaction processing and invoice approval all the way through integration with our PeopleSoft AP systems and ultimate payment to our vendors, suppliers, and deal partners. This role will work closely with both IT and our banking partners to ensure timely payment execution. Will also take the lead on migration of banking payment methods as we harmonize all banking relationships onto the SWIFT platform.

Background in accounting, Ariba, PeopleSoft and/or SWIFT is helpful. However, the successful candidate will be flexible and adaptable to diverse/dynamic needs and is comfortable learning new processes and systems. Seeking a candidate who works well both independently and with large teams, takes initiative to contribute and improve processes, and is eager to learn and develop.

Responsibilities

35% of time

  • Work with team to deliver new global payments processing system, including requirements gathering, business process design, security design, and change management.

25% of time

  • Responsible for trouble shooting payment issues determining root cause, updating systems and processes to prevent recurrence, and educate users in proactively ensuring seamless end to end processing. Work with the business and IT to plan, execute and migrate remaining banking partners onto our SWIFT network payment solutions.

20% of time

  • Support Ariba Security framework understanding business requirements and supporting related system functionality and design. Additionally, responsible for serving as data steward, ensuring quality of reference and transactional data and serving as the SME for the related data to support system security, integrations and reporting initiatives.

10% of time

  • Utilize application reporting capabilities to respond to current reporting requirements. Work with finance and accounting leads to plan for future information/reporting needs.

10% of time

  • Assist IT and business process team with planning for future application enhancements or functionality and implementing changes to support/training processes and materials.

Qualifications

Education & Certificates

  • Bachelor's degree, required
  • Finance/Accounting certifications a plus

Professional Experience

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in accounting, and/or ERP systems and financial data management for finance & accounting functions, required
  • Experience with Treasury and/or enterprise level ERP systems, PeopleSoft Financials preferred
  • Full ERP project life cycle experience a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral
  • Able to perform analytical tasks with a high level of attention to detail
  • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive information
  • Experience in financial services preferred
  • Experience with financial reporting systems a plus

Competencies & Attributes

  • Experience with data management, reporting analysis, accounting practices essential
  • Advanced data analysis, Excel skills essential, VB and/or SQL skills a plus
  • Experience with and/or technical skills with Appian a plus
  • Experience with providing training support a plus
  • Experience managing and implementing successful projects a plus

Due to the high volume of candidates, please be advised that only candidates selected to interview will be contacted by The Carlyle Group.

Company Information

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global investment firm with $426 billion of assets under management and more than half of the AUM managed by women, across 586 investment vehicles as of December 31, 2023. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world's largest and most successful investment firms, with more than 2,200 professionals operating in 28 offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. Carlyle places an emphasis on development, retention and inclusion as supported by our internal processes and seven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, which range from public and private pension funds to wealthy individuals and families to sovereign wealth funds, unions and corporations. Carlyle invests across three segments - Global Private Equity, Global Credit and Investment Solutions - and has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation.

At Carlyle, we know that diverse teams perform better, so we seek to create a community where we continually exchange insights, embrace different perspectives and leverage diversity as a competitive advantage. That is why we are committed to growing and cultivating teams that include people with a variety of perspectives, people who provide unique lenses through which to view potential deals, support and run our business.


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