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Chemours Source to Pay Leader in Wilmington, Delaware

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.

Following a recent leadership transition, the Chemours Company, headquartered in Wilmington, DE, has a current opportunity for a Source to Pay Leader. The role is highly visible within the Company and reports directly to Chief Procurement Officer. The Chemours Procurement function is made up of over 100 employees responsible for $3.5B+ in spend in all categories including services, raw materials, MRO, real estate, transportation and Capital.

The Source to Pay Leader will provide oversight of all transactional procurement (Source to Pay) activities for the Company. In this critical role, the incumbent will create and execute the strategic direction of Procurement and Accounts Payable processes, while defining and planning goals and objectives, and ensuring the team achieves the optimal balance between cost, efficiency and service delivery. This role will drive opportunities to streamline our payment cycle and add rigor and controls to our procurement and disbursement processes.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as process owner and sets overall direction of all processes within Source-to-pay (“S2P”) cycle globally. Strategically plan for future operations with an emphasis on efficiency and effectiveness in meeting the needs of both internal and external customers.

  • Coach and lead a team of people. Provide support to direct and indirect reports and team members and create developmental opportunities that help build a diverse, deep pool of talent.

  • Establish policy and direction of S2P processes via clear and measurable goals that drive continuous improvement and roadmap prioritization; use financial and quantitative data to manage and develop process disciplines and management systems necessary to achieve objectives and alignment with the company vision and growth plans. Leverage change management, communication and training to achieve S2P objectives.

  • Accountable for high performance of Source to Pay outsourced service delivery and ongoing continuous improvement; Ensuring SLA’s and KPI’s accurately reflect the performance of the process and outsource provider service that drives the right behaviors and actions.

  • Execute, communicate and enforce procurement and accounts payable policies and procedures to support strategy, maximize cost savings and efficiencies.

  • Partner with functional stakeholders across the enterprise, including operations, sales and finance to optimize the procure to pay cycle.

  • Establish/report service delivery measures for requisition/purchase order processing, invoice processing, payment processing, inquiry/problem resolution.

  • Support the annual financial statement audit and related quarterly reviews by timely fulfilling audit requests and answering outstanding audit-related questions.

  • Continually improve the Source to Pay control environment ensuring compliance with regulations, accounting policy, internal control objectives, and SOX controls in partnership with Procurement’s Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance function

  • Ensure tight coordination with the Treasury function to help forecast cash utilization by spend type.

  • Stay abreast of the latest developments, best practices and trends in Source to Pay process area. Work with operational support functions to ensure appropriate metrics and implemented and monitored.

The following is /required/ for this role:

  • A four-year Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field

  • 15+ years of business/accounting experience with increasing responsibility

  • At least 10 years of experience in a leadership role

  • Ability to travel up to 25% International and Domestic

  • Proven S2P leader known for transforming procurement operations

  • Experience with Agile Work Environment

  • Manage Ambiguity and able to define and develop the role

  • Proven success working with 3rd Party Vendors

  • Proven leader with End-to-End Purchase Order Process

  • Prior experience in leading system and process changes

  • ERP systems experience required (SAP)

The following is preferred for this role:

  • Ability to work and communicate with various levels within the organization, including members of the executive leadership team

  • Managing an International Team and has demonstrated leadership in a culturally diverse workplace

  • Motivated individual who works well with others and thinks clearly under pressure

  • Ability to supervise and direct assigned staff including monitoring and evaluating work performance, interviewing and hiring staff, conducting training and development, establishing work priorities and scheduling job tasks

  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve individually or in a group setting

  • Ability to shift priorities quickly, while maintaining organization and control

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates thoughtful leadership in creating efficiencies and process improvements

  • Customer orientation: Must be focused on service to stakeholders

Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits Packages

  • 401(k) Match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Learning and Development Opportunities

  • Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

  • Company-paid Volunteer Days

WE’RE CHEMOURS. A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHEMISTRY COMPANY.

We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry.

OUR APPROACH

We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture, our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves—at Chemours and in life.

The “ours” in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We’re thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

OUR CULTURE

Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational

corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations.

Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours.

They are—Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship,

Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins.

We were honored to be named a /“Great Place to Work-Certified Company”/ for 2019-2020­—our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE VETS program in 2019.

/Chemours is an equal opportunity employer/

/Chemours is an E-Verify employer/

/Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation/

/Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position/

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