For our Group Control department, we are urgently looking for a
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
who will report to the Financial and BI Systems Director (Group Control) & leader of the Symphony Project.
The Senior Financial Analyst is a key member of the Symphony project. He / she is the reference person for the group financial reporting area as covered by the projects objectives and detailed project plans.
This position is exposed to various stakeholders across the SGS organization involving associates from the corporate, regional and local organizations as well as external consultants.
The role provides proactive support and leadership in the execution of the finance related activities and adds value by ensuring timely and high quality delivery of the project objectives.
Oversee, coordinate and drive the tasks andactivities in the financial reporting areas, according to the project objectivesand plans, in the following areas :
Develop and update the global Chart of Accounts(CoA) with a focus on balance sheet and profit & loss account by nature inEPM1
Ensure alignment between the global CoA in EPMand the operating one in ERP2
Develop and update the global CoA descriptionsin the Global Reporting Policy (GRP)
Support the SGS countries in mapping thevarious local ERP CoAs to the global CoA in EPM and ensure consistency acrossthe organization
Ensure proper and consistent financialreporting in EPM versus ERP
Drive and coordinate any other activities inrelation to the financial reporting
Track progress against objectives,proactively identify actions to ensure smooth delivery and communicate progressregularly within the project team and in the organization, as needed
Work together with various stakeholders,including external consulting partners, in defining detailed deliverableswithin the accounting and financial reporting area to ensure successfuldelivery of those
Proactively communicate internally andexternally and demonstrate a collaborative approach to drive effective teamwork
Actively contribute to workshops, meetings,discussions using prior experience to enhance quality of output in both detaileddesign and in implementation activities, and proactively set collaborationmeeting events on a need basis
Liaiseclosely with IT and Finance Transformation teams to ensure full reportingprocess integration
1 Enterprise Performance Management (Oracle Essbase,HFM, Planning, etc.)
2 Oracle E-Business Suite (ConcordiaTemplate)
Strong communication,collaboration and influencing skills
Comfortable andefficient in matrix organisations
Ability to buildtrust and respect
Aptitude to analyzecomplex issues, identify root cause problems drive discussions to implementeffective solutions
Sound analyticalskills and ability to synthesize and capture key concepts and formulate simpleand powerful messages
Comfortable withchanges and constantly looking to further drive innovation and processimprovement
Ability to dealwith multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize, meet tight deadlines and workunder pressure
Strong technical financial / managementaccounting and reporting skills and knowledge
Willingness and ability to travel if andwhen required
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