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Manager Merch Payable

Apply Now Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045; job id: R0000275783
job family: Accounts Payable/Receivable
schedule: Full time

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  • Provide Managerial, Strategic and operational leadership to the Merchandise Payables team with responsibility for up to 10 to 12 TM’s across levels who are managing accurate and timely payments to vendors.
  • Identifies payment & operational improvements and implements changes.  
  • Maintains strong partnerships with other Accounts Payable teams, Transportation teams and vendors
  • Responsible for designing and implementing operational strategies, Management reporting structure that drives timely payment reconciliation.
  • Ensures compliance on internal & external control/governance, Build connection across upstream teams to delivers on key business objectives and drive cross functional projects with deliver efficiency
  • Drive team engagement, Team Member development in a fast-paced environment and create a culture that delivers a great experience for Team members and guests with every interaction.


  • Review on daily workload management, Assigning goals & responsibility to the team member, Adherence to SLA & TAT, Compliance to internal/external control,
  • Plan, forecast and execute weekly/monthly deadlines to ensure relevant reports are published  with audit findings
  • Continuously evaluate financial risks and develop comprehensive risk based audit plan for existing processes and new transitions
  • Strategize, define, and implement team processes, policies, procedures and best practices
  • First point of contact for internal teams such as AP Helpdesk, MPLS partners, GL Reconciliation & Finance technology teams on issues that has an impact on timely and accurate domestic merchandise vendor payment
  • Proactively communicate financial risk findings to leaders, partners and team members
  • Create training roadmap to ensure team training needs are met  and all process gaps and controls are addressed in a timely manner
  • Support hiring needs by conducting interviews
  •  Coach, Develop & counsel team and team members to facilitate individual development
  • Administers timely performance reviews, and ensures a high quality of team member performance and the other expectation as per the policies and procedures
  • Responsible to maintain a highly engaged team who can play a larger role towards the success of organization
  • Works on special projects as assigned.


Reports to:  Sr Manager/Director

Maintains on-going communication and working relationship with MPLS vendor facing teams, Merchandise vendors, Transportation team, Sourcing, Pricing & EDI teams, and all different functional areas within Accounts Payable.  



  • Bachelors/Master’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Eight to nine years accounting/reconciliation experience with minimum two years of supervisory role
  • Hands on experience on any ERP & Data warehouse, such as SAP, Oracle, Mainframe etc.
  • Strong skills in the following areas: RPA, Data Analytics, Project Management, Six Sigma/Lean/Agile, Excellent in problem solving, Ability to challenge processes & process related decisions


  • Accounts payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger Reconciliation background
  • 2 to 4 years supervisory experience
  • Hands on experience in developing RPA, Data analytics and visualization

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