Overview

Job Location:
USA-TN-Knoxville

Operations Assistant

Job Description

You’re not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we’re out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you’ll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In this role, you’ll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU. 

The NA Benefits Operations assistant will provide operational support to the NA Benefits Operations teams. The Benefits Assistant will serve as the subject matter expert on the end-to-end process for vendor invoicing. The position will develop and implement standard procedures as well as, improve upon existing procedures, working cross-functionally to ensure regulatory and program compliance.

In this role, you will:

  • Acquiring an in-depth knowledge of internal HR and Finance systems along with NA Benefits Operations policies and processes.

  • Collaborate with team members and Procurement to complete PO set up requests and ongoing PO maintenance in line with internal control.

  • Oversee the end-to-end invoice process including processing, auditing and reconciling invoices along with developing ad-hoc reports and analyzing as needed.

  • Research, troubleshoot and resolve vendor invoice issues and ensure all account payable procedures are adhered to.

  • Administer benefit programs as needed to support the NA Benefits team.

  • Serve as a single point of contact for internal and external parties on NA Benefits Operations POs, invoices and accounting inquiries.

  • Provide support across the team for mail services, data reconciliation, year-end activities and other ongoing tasks.

  • Effectively communicate both orally and written to internal and external customers, responding to questions, and escalating questions or issues to appropriate parties as needed.

  • Contribute as a team member and/or representative of the department in various situations, projects and activities not included in other principal accountabilities to assist in the accomplishment of established objectives.

About Us

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. Kimberly-Clark Professional®. You already know our legendary brands—and so does the rest of the world. In fact, million of people use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn’t exist without talented professionals, like you.

At Kimberly-Clark, you’ll be part of the best team committed to driving innovation, growth and impact. We’re founded on more than 150 years of market leadership, and we’re always looking for new and better ways to perform – so there’s your open door of opportunity. It’s all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About You

You perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring.  You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

You love what you do, especially when the work you do makes a difference. At Kimberly-Clark, we’re constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you’ll experience Flex That Works: flexible (hybrid) work arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

In one of our professional roles, you’ll focus on winning with consumers and the market, while putting safety, mutual respect, and human dignity at the center. To succeed in this role, you will need the following qualifications:

  • 1 years of related work experience
  • Experience managing purchase orders and invoicing
  • Detail oriented with strong research, analytical and issue-resolution skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Power Point etc.), SAP and other invoicing experience are required.
  • Knowledge & experience with Workday, Talia, Coupa, HRIS and payroll systems is preferred.
  • A high degree of accuracy, confidentiality, and timeliness
  • Excellent organization and time management skills to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced organization
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to effectively work across all levels of the organization and external contacts.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and assume responsibility
  • Strong customer service focus

Total Benefits

Here are just a few of the benefits you’d enjoy working in this role for Kimberly-Clark. For a complete overview, see www.mykcbenefits.com.
 

Great support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options with no waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.

Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents.

Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.

Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.

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To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruiting team will review your application and follow up if you seem like a great fit for this role.

In the meantime, please check out the careers website.

And finally, the fine print….

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world.  We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers.  When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, and DMV check.

Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 – when prompted for employee ID, say “OTHER CALLER” –  or kcchrprod@service-now.com for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.

Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply.

This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. Kimberly-Clark will not provide relocation support for this role.

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Primary Location

USA-TN-Knoxville

Additional Locations

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time