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Accounts Payable Management

Maharashtra, 401107, India
April 19, 2018

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Sandeep Singhal

Finance Analyst & operations

Scaling new heights of success with hard work & dedication and leaving a mark of excellence on each step, targeting assignments for Financial Analysis

Phone +91-771*******


Profile Summary

●A result-oriented professional with over 5 years of experience in the following:

●~ Process Operations Management ~ Client Relationship Management ~ Team Management

~ ERP - SAP end user ~ Quality Assurance ~ liaising and coordination

●Experience in implementing process operations & transitions, customer relationship and

●Managing End-to-End Accounts Payable and Global vendor payments on SAP (ERP - SAP & JDEdwards)

●Capabilities in coordinating process transitions and stabilizing all phases of process migrations; administered project planning, execution and end-to-end transition for onshore transitions in multiple European countries

●Comprehensive experience in providing inputs projects and new systems implementations for streamlining operations within time and cost parameters as per organizations’ quality standards

●Knowledge of Advance Excel including Pivot Tables and V/H lookup

●Excellent written, communication, interpersonal, liaison and problem solving skills with the capability to work in multi-cultural environment

Organisational Experience

Since Jul’15 with Colgate-Palmolive, Mumbai as Financial Analyst

Key Result Areas

●Managed invoice bookings of several European geographies as per the assigned SLAs with 99% accuracy

●Adhere to follow up on Intra and Inter-company AP/AR bills for monthly nettings and providing interim reports to counter

●Request creations to Master Data Management for any modifications followed by proper approval channels

●Mentored subordinates for process knowledge and skill set on ERP applications (SAP, CBS request system) and administered team of 3 FTEs

●Reviewed and analyze costs, expenses and tax rates for business units of the company

●Complied and reviewed complex data to assess accounts and business units

●Effectively communicate with various stakeholders on timely clearance

●Prepared and forwarded fortnightly/monthly reports and analyses to key senior managers in the business

●Developed and maintained processes and systems for efficient processing of vendor invoices

●Managed workflow to ensure that all transactions were processed accurately and timely

●Ensured timely payments to vendors as per the agreed credit period; supervised the reconciliation of Vendor Account on a periodic basis

●Made month-end provisions for expenses


●Received 2015 bonus award as per performance rate for during and post migration

●Certified code of conduct training, ethical and many business required training modules

●Received appreciation from clients for efficient & timely deliverables

●Participated in many employee welfare & well-being awareness campaign

●Successful migration of an Accounts Payable process from Colgate-Palmolive Poland to India for making Mumbai biggest financial support for Colgate globally

Jan’15-Jul’15 with J.W. Marriott Sahar, Mumbai as Finance AP Executive

Key Result Areas

●Preparation of consolidated financial statements, and the satisfaction of quarterly and year-end

●Consistently evaluated and redefined staff roles, cultivated Labor and Management partnership team, recommended technology improvement strategies to senior leaders and collaborated with Member Services and Account Management to enhance customer facing interaction

●Monitored compliances for TDS, Service Tax, VAT, etc.

●Helped the Taxation team in processing periodic Service Tax/ TDS/ VAT Returns of concerned authorities on-time and with accuracy

●Created and successfully rolled out the Accounts Payable (AP) Trending Report to ensure completeness of company liabilities accounted for at month-end in adherence to SOX compliance

Aug’10-Dec’14 with Genpact India Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon, Haryana as Process Developer

Key Result Areas

●Checked Accounts Payable to ensure completeness of recording liability in time ensuring proper 3 way matching and timely vendor payments followed by SOX controllership.

●Monitored processing of Accounts Payable invoices and credit notes, reconciliation of vendor accounts, debit & credit analysis and follow-up on queries

●Quality check for modification on Master data management records

●Accruals booking every month and Intercompany reconciliations liaised with subsidiaries

●Handled Global vendor payments via Bank transfers, manual/advance payments through

●Undertook responsibilities of removing unnecessary procedures in the process for efficient functioning; ensured uniformity in the process understanding at the client’s and the organization’s end

●Prepared the MIS reports, personal files, paid-on time statement, audit reports and other financial reports to keep track of financial performance

●Administered client interaction for requirement gathering, finalization of functional specifications

●Investigated and understood key business issues and provided clear, concise and timely analysis and recommendations

●Generated and compiled reports based on findings; with causes & solutions to systems issues

●Liaised & coordinated with client’s needs & customized products shipped as per delivery schedules

●Conducted systems analysis sessions to understand client business processes as per management standards

●Suggested technology-based solutions to enhance functional efficiency and achieving business excellence

●Reviewed functional requirements and converted them into technical specifications

●Managed risks and planned for contingencies to ensure minimal effect on deliverables

●Executed quality checks on a daily basis to minimize errors and effectively deliver output to clients on time adhering to the process TAT & Accuracy

●Controlled the weekly cheque run; maintained a record of all cheque payments

●Processed all expense reimbursements with focus on ensuring proper back-up, sign-off, recording, scanning and payment

●Assisted in special projects that included analysis of receivable accounts, investigation of entries, and preparation for audits


●Rewarded with “Star & Bronze Award” for getting recognition as the Best Performer

●Submitted lean ideas for process improvement

●Consistently rewarded in monetary terms as an incentive on the basis of effective and timely work

●Reconciled vendor accounts on a monthly basis; ensured NIL overdue

●Reduced the suspense account to its extent for clear view on vendor debit balance during month-end

●Successful migration from Italy & France to India for channelizing financial support to business

●Track record of maintaining SLA and TAT with 0% tolerance

●Generated financial analysis reports that provided senior management with accurate, on-time information to effectively manage current and future obligation

Technical Skills

●ERP (SAP & JDEdwards)

●MS Office

Professional Trainings

●Lean Trained & Certified

●Classroom trainings like Data Privacy & Security, Integrity, PIIs & SPIIs

Academic Details

MBA (Finance) from ICFAI Hyderabad University

B.Com. from Dr. BR Ambedkar University

12th from Holy Public school, CBSE Board

10th from St. Francis convent school

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 23rd March 1990

Languages Known: English, Hindi

Current Address: Flat No. -1402, C-wing Unique Aurum Poonam Garden, Mira road, Thane – 401107

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