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Travel & Expense Advanced Specialist

Travel & Expense Advanced Specialist

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Opportunity Details:


Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,300 employees worldwide and had 2016 net sales of $5.4 billion, visit


Position Summary:

  • Responsible for Concur developments and technical design
  • Driving end to end T&E related projects
  • Design and create business scenarios to support T&E strategy decisions
  • Working closely with AP OPEX Team/Site BRMs to support and execute AP strategies and objectives
  • Reporting to AP Disbursement Team Lead 

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Coordinate policy and contract modifications due to project or in-house initiative needs
  • Responsible for configuration changes (e.g. modify form fields or approval workflow), confirm requirements with business stakeholders, oversee related tickets run by track Superuser
  • Map and identify M&A related requirements, liaise between internal/external stakeholders to mitigate risks while onboarding new companies
  • Main point of contact for Concur, Citi bank and US bank
  • Coordinate validation process and launch change request (PCR) at Concur and confirm the service scope
  • Acting as a liaison between IT/IT BRM and operation
  • Drive continued developments in Concur
  • Resolve any other ad hoc system related issues to CONCUR, and SAP interaction
  • Enforce company-wide adherence to Travel & Entertainment Policy as the Concur T/E Subject Matter Expert
  • Work with system administrators and IT BRMs on identifying Configuration Changes (e.g. modify form fields or approval workflow) for further process improvement
  • Operates within general procedures with supervised results and under minimal direct supervision.
  • Assumes and performs other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlined herein, but which are logically and properly inherent to the position
  • Coordinating annual external audits, working on internal audit recommendations


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in technical or business field
  • 5 – 7 years of professional experience in project and/or shared service environment
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong knowledge of SAP and Concur
  • Problem solving and analytical skills with a proactive style to implement new processes
  • Project Management experience
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal) in English
  • Intermediate German and/or Spanish language knowledge is a great advantage


Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:


  • Proven data entry skills
  • PC skills (SAP PR3, Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Concur system knowledge/experience
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Other European Language knowledge is desired
  • Analytical and problem solving skills