Global Payment Operations Leader - Houston, TX or UK

General Electric - Fort Worth, TX4.1

Full-time
**Role Summary:**

**About Us**

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the worlds first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the companys global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world. Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.

**Essential Functions** :
The Global Payments Operations Leader will be responsible for leadership, governance and execution of the disbursement strategy for BHGE. This role will lead a team responsible for payments as well as manual payments globally. The Global Payments Operations Leader will also lead the wing-to-wing execution and management of payments process including manual disbursements and in conjunction with Treasury & DT functionally own the implementation of FIS Trax across BHGE & migration from Webcash and MyPayments.

**Key responsibilities for the Director include the following:**

+ Lead disbursements process, project initiatives and team ensuring best in class disbursement processes globally.

+ Own payment processes and modifications/enhancements to payment program logic

+ Lead payment execution and cash controls in partnership with treasury and businesses SLAs

+ Harmonization of payment operations across Apex, Non Apex and OFS

+ Collaborate with DT, treasury with implementation support teams, including the coordination of testing, review/approval of test results and rifle shot payments and banking setup verifications.

+ Responsible for critical and key KPI to include cost, On time invoice payment, processing accuracy, quality & productivity

+ Maintain repository of documentation requirements for various payment exceptions across the region along with Controllership team

+ Partner with Treasury to setup Bank accounts & associated services for payment execution

+ Establish & manage the manual payment approval delegation matrix

+ Partner with Treasury to ensure standardization of process across the globe

+ Define country specific supplier banking requirements and collaborate with across APCOE to verify that banking setups are compliant

+ Identify, manage and lead process improvement, standardization and simplification projects to improve payment processes, controls, or pay metrics, partnering with other stakeholders

**Basic Qualification**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Computer Science or Operations

+ A minimum of 5 years of business experience in corporate treasury, payments, operations or banking

+ Demonstrated team leadership capabilities

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Strong customer service and communication skills

+ Strong organizational skills ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously in fast-paced environment.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Adaptable/flexible: open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances. Able to work in ambiguous situations.

+ Experience in a matrix and global environment preferred.

+ Effective communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interact cross functionally

+ Strong understanding of SAP and/or Oracle supplier maintenance, purchasing and invoice screens

**Location** is Houston or UK

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**Locations:** United States; Texas; HOUSTON

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.