Head of Procure to Pay

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The Head of Procure to Pay will partner with Finance, IT, and Legal teams to own and maintain global procurement processes for all Asanas. This role will support the finance team by owning the process from inception at sourcing through the end of the process at payment. This role will serve as a key partner to the finance team and will support financial reporting and ad hoc finance projects as needed. Asana is expanding globally, so technical ability is important as we connect the dots systematically between purchasing systems, ERP, and treasury. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Operations, AP and Travel teams ensuring cohesive processes and systems end to end
  • Guide the Sourcing & Procurement teams in building a robust and clear process for vendor onboarding with cross functional teams like legal and IT
  • Ensure appropriate internal controls process with IT and Treasury surrounding the cash disbursements process & related security risks
  • Expertise in building scalable Source-to-Pay operations and its related systems with the ability to identify inefficiencies, communicate and prioritize recommendations, influence key stakeholders and drive changes
  • Create, set the vision and report on the Source to Pay team’s Key Results (“KRs”) ensuring that there are appropriate KPIs to execute on the global procurement strategy and vision
  • Key team player and coach in establishing the appropriate procurement training for all stakeholders including the business overall and internal finance operations
  • Own and evaluate on an ongoing basis all procurement related policies, including but not limited to: Purchasing Policies, Travel & Expense Policies, etc. 
  • Create frameworks, templates, and SLAs that standardize the method in which procurement team members accomplish their responsibilities to ensure repeatable successful outcomes
  • Implement automation projects within the systems or through RPA to enhance end to end processes, while also ensuring SOX compliant solutions
  • Experience in creating reporting from scratch in order to establish metrics that drive actionable insights for the various Source to Pay teams
  • Maintain and grow cross functional relationships within the organization to build out systems and processes that scale ahead of our growth

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 12+ years experience in accounting, procurement operations, or related field
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, or a related field
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal
  • Process oriented with an appreciation for financial controls
  • Experience with tool selection and implementation
  • Ability to be flexible and comfortable with changing requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced, hyper growth environment
  • Familiarity with Coupa
  • Comfortable with negotiating contracts across multiple verticals
  • Proficient in understanding the impact of SOX on Source to Pay processes and systems
  • Experience in managing global Source to Pay function with shared service centers
  • Strong aptitude and proficiency in Excel

 

About us

At Asana, you’ll do meaningful, purpose-driven work. We’re not just building a product that helps people be more productive—we’re helping teams and organizations reach their goals together. For the past six years, we've been recognized as an award-winning workplace by Fortune and Great Place to Work, Fast Company, Glassdoor, and Inc. Magazine. Our inclusive culture is intentionally built to enable our teams to be creative and make an impact. With offices all over the world, we’re excited to get back to in-person collaboration along with a hybrid schedule for balance and flexibility in life and work. We’re looking for passionate individuals to join us on our journey. Come do great things with us.

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