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A2R Process Transformation – Liabilities Manager

Req # JR - 053469 Location Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland Job Category Finance Date posted 11/19/2021

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There hasn’t been a more exciting time to join Baxter. We are in the midst of a transformation that’s building a world-class finance organization. Baxter Business Services is a group dedicated to providing centralized service to many of Baxter’s core business processes. Now we need you. From day one, you will have the opportunity to develop your career through a variety of jobs and experiences. When you join us, you can also expect access to training and mentoring in a supportive environment. From day one, you'll have opportunities to collaborate with people all over the world. This is where you are empowered to do your best work.

Summary

The A2R Process Transformation -Liabilities Manager reports to the A2R GPO.  The role will be responsible for overseeing the wing-to-wing transformation of a process inclusive of automation and stand-up of any tool. 

The role will be viewed as the focal for their assigned process(es). Primary responsibility in working with Global Shared Service Center in defining and standing up enhanced process(es). The role is also responsible with teaming with IT and other functional colleagues in the stand-up of new interfaces, tools, reporting with goal of seeking innovative solutions and improve process performance, the customer experience, and continually drive increasing business value.

The role will also help develop and monitor key process operational metrics and partners with Global Shared Service Center, Regional Project Teams, Global / Regional IT colleagues, and extended global network of SMEs to support end-to-end process governance.

The successful candidate for this role will be someone who can bring best practices to the role and who is skilled at analyzing, researching, innovating, and continually improving Global Finance business processes. This individual will work collaboratively with internal customers/stakeholders to identify, create, and implement leading practices in the process areas under their responsibility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the sub process lead by being a subject matter expert in the areas they cover and a trusted adviser to the business.  The areas to be covered within this role are Liabilities.

  • Being able to act as a delegate of the sub process lead in advising upon issue resolution, approving system and process changes in the respective sub processes.

  • Support the implementation of major projects and collaborate with others to implement and support process improvement/changes

    • Lead and coordinate activities related to the subject matter expertise

    • Independently plan and schedule project timelines (including testing, cutovers and training activities as needed)

    • Ensure appropriate handoff activities are coordinated at the end of the project.

    • Coordinate all activities amongst involved resources (GPO, IT, Change Management, etc.)

    • Report on projects progress, issues, and solutions to key stakeholders.

  • Working with other process owners and finance business partners across the organization as it pertains to our processes and systems in other, associated processes (for example, Supply Chain, Treasury, Tax, FP&A).

  • Partner with IT Lead to assess/define requirements, determine/optimize potential solutions (RPAs), and develop the IT strategy for the process area(s) covered.

  • Working closely with business and process leaders/owners to develop and communicate strategies, define improvement initiatives, and analyze their needs and successes, and collect feedback/analytics to drive continuous improvement.

  • Ensure process documentation and training materials are kept up to date.

  • Scope includes all assigned sub-processes, as well as the systems and organizations associated with the execution of those sub-processes, in such a manner as to meet both company and legal/regulatory requirements.        

Qualifications

  • Leadership & Strategic thinking.

  • Knowledge & understanding of US GAAP.

  • Extensive experience in accounting or finance, with significant time in record to report.

  • Excellent advanced computer skills with competencies in MS applications (Excel, Outlook) and major ERP platforms (preference JDE).

  • Extensive knowledge of record to report processes in a multinational company and how the process and system design relate to accounting requirements.

  • The ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications.

  • Strong influential cross-matrix skills.

  • Excellent communications and presentation skills.

  • Take responsibility and accountability for successful completion of assigned tasks.

  • Apply understanding of overall end-to-end process in task execution, decision making and planning.

  • Identify and drive areas for continuous improvement within assigned scope by influencing and engaging business partners and supporting peers and managers in delivering on a broader scope.

  • Self-directed and able to thrive and bring structure to unstructured situations.

  • Fluent English is a must.

Education and/or Experience

  • Oracle & Blackline experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, CPA, MBA preferred

  • 5+ years of experience in Account to Report processes.

We offer

  • Permanent contract (after 3 months probation period + 1 year extension period).

  • Competitive salary in a diverse and multinational environment.

  • Possibilities for development on personal and professional level.

  • Package of benefits including Private medical care (Lux Med), Life Insurance, Multisport card or PPE program with very attractive conditions available for each employee after 6 months.

  • Great office location - Powiśle!

Reasonable Accommodations

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