Nivel cariera

Senior (5-10 ani)

Limbi vorbite

engleză

Adresa/ adresele jobului

București


The R2P Specialist manages the Accounts Payable and, Intercompany processes within the FSC, enabling the execution of quality services. This role supports having systems, documentation, compliance and reporting in place and supports continuous improvement projects to provide highly effective and efficient end-to-end processes to the Novartis divisions.

Major Accountabilities 

Service Delivery:

  • Supports transitions and knowledge transfer, monitoring critical deliverables
  • Supports processes are migrated to the blueprint as per agreed timelines
  • Operational oversight to provide services at expected levels with a clear customer focus, including handling the exceptions. Provides functional guidance to the team members. Interacts proactively within FSC and Divisions to ensure accurate accounting, and financial reporting. Resolve all escalated issues and disputes.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders, including accounting authorities/auditors
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for related policies and processes
  • Act as System Key User Lead and actively initiate and participate in improvements to sustain a highly effective and efficient process, and realize cost reduction opportunities including areas to standardize processes to optimize investments made in global ERP/SAP systems and financial services
  • Support the measurement and delivery of service levels and SLA/KPI targets
  • Proactively challenge the Status Quo, making fact based recommendations
  • Manage day-to-day activities (modules to pick):

¨ Accounts Payable

    • Ensure proper document management (incl. document reception, sorting, scanning and validation)
    • PO and non-PO invoice, Credit Notes, and Down Payment processing
    • Invoice resolution for price and quantity deviations and follow-ups including debit balances
    • Payments run processing
    • Goods Receipt / Invoice Receipt clearing, RTP Accruals and month-end-closing.
    • Ensure alignment with AP policy, regulatory requirements, vendor statement reconciliations, and Value Added Tax (VAT)
    • Manage complex supplier inquiries

¨ Intercompany

    • Maintain intercompany master data
    • Review/monitor intercompany accounts
    • Ensure proper accounting of financial transactions and accounting specific questions are well addressed and solved
    • Perform the preparation of month-end financial reporting
    • Ensure the creation and maintenance of adequate accounting records to meet the requirements of local legislation and Novartis required standards
    • Resolve General Accounting related issues and disputes, escalate as required or coordinate with various departments
    • Complete intercompany account reconciliations to ensure smooth month-end process with no unreconciled balance with affiliates
    • Manage balance sheet reconciliations of allocated accounts and ensure timely resolution and clean up of overdue items identified

Compliance

  • Ensure all processes, policies and procedures are clearly defined, fully documented, in line with Novartis standards and consistent with best practices as well as aligned with the Global Blueprint  (when applicable)
  • Ensure compliance with Novartis Accounting Manual (NAM), Novartis Financial Controls Manual (NFCM) and regulatory requirements and implementation in internal guidelines
  • Ensure application of agreed Novartis control procedures and actively support to deliver SOX certification
  • Promote a strong and control environment and follow up on audit issues and implement correcting measures

Ideal Background 

  • University level degree in Business Administration/ Economics/Finance or Chartered Accountant / MBA desirable
  • Local language plus English
  • 6-8 years of Financial experience, with in-depth functional expertize
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-national, matrix organization
  • Previous experience in managing Financial Services
  • SAP knowledge
  • Experience of managing projects driving performance (. ERP implementation)
  • Good people skills