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Posted on : 15 April 2017
AutoReqId 32572 Title P2P Financial Analyst - 6 Month Temporary Contract City Cork State / Province Cork Country Ireland Company Overview Overview:The Global Business Solutions (GBS) Center at Cork was established in July 2010 to provide financial shared service such as Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, and General Accounting and Global Travel and Meeting services. Since then, the scope of GBS Cork has expanded outside of Finance and into other Business Service functions (Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management). The current headcount is circa 400 multi-lingual employees and was awarded CIMA International Shared Service Centre of the Year in 2013 and 2014, with particular credit to Employee Engagement. Responsibilities Key ResponsibilitiesEnsure Compliance to our Sox and Business Control environment throughout any changes in process design.Be point of contact in GBS as required for P2P projectsPreparing / Monitoring / Troubleshooting Multi Currency disbursements. Liaising with our outsourced partners,Global Treasury and IT to resolve issues.Accounting Quality Reviews (e.g. sample audits)Perform quality reviewsPerform root cause analysis and resolve issuesDeliver training as neededBuild Strong Working Relationships with:Local Controllers and accountants for assigned affiliates Other SSC functions: GA, O2C, etc.Regular communication to internal and external customers, proposals to management for process improvement solutionsPrepare Account Reconciliations / Detailed AnalysisIdentify appropriate reconciliation methodology based on the type of account being reconciledUnderstands appropriate reconciliation supporting documentationCreate/maintain account models (templates used to define reconciliation methodology and process steps)Gather and report on the department's processing metrics including determining relevant statistical data to measureAble to work with others to gather appropriate reconciliation supporting documentationTroubleshooting for:Third party outsourced processes and controlsSAP general accounting processesResearch and resolve reconciliation issuesTo run regular meetings & conference calls with clients when & where applicableCreditors Reporting to create & maintain databases/reports for the purpose of management information and decision makingOther potential responsibilities:Creation and presentation of training materials as deemed appropriateAbility to understand and implement new/updated accounting rules and policies as requiredEnsure compliance to Global Design and Best practice, identify process improvements where appropriateSpecial project work as it is identifiedCreate, Promote and Maintain Operational ExcellenceP2P Process improvement coordinatorChampion throughout P2P a process improvement philosophyIdentify, and work with the P2P team to identify, key process improvementsCoordinate the delivery of P2P process improvements within the GBS and globally as appropriateCross Tower Interactions OwnerWork with GA and O2C to ensure that the required information is flowing in a timely fashion and adding value to the affiliatesIdentify key risk areas of concern within the other towers and ensure that management are awareHighlight and implement areas of improvement in the processSupports organizational changes. Demonstrates flexibility in providing coverage and/or availability for scheduling adjustments for unexpected absences, events, or meeting volume variances.Providing training to the business areas that support the processes. e.g. basic required training, or to improve efficiency of the processesParticipates in internal and external educational opportunities relevant to the Information or customer service environmentComplianceUnderstand and follow all compliance policies, laws, regulations and The Red Book.Ensure adherence to all document retention requirements in line with Lilly Global Record Retention Schedule and any applicable local legal requirements, including filing, storing, archiving, and destroying documents at the end of the record retention periodEnsure all SOx and Operational controls are completed and followed to level required and within agreed timeframe.Integrate compliance into daily activities.Comply with any corrective actions.Cooperate with investigations, monitoring and audits. 32572BR Basic Requirements: Education and Experience Third level qualification and project experience/six sigma.2 years SSC P2P Accounting experienceGAAP / IFRS accounting standards knowledgeSelf-starter, high learning agilityAbility to influence at all levels without direct authorityGeneral business/functional knowledgeAdvanced proficiency in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)Multi-task and prioritize responsibilitiesDemonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skillsStrong analytical skillsStrong research and issues resolution skills Develop and deliver accounting presentations/trainingDevelop good relationships with various levels of personnel in Lilly s Financial organization, Affiliate organization, third party service providers, and external auditorsKnowledgeable of:SAP detailed transactions as required for job SAP financial master data and data flow Additional Skills/Preferences SAP ExperienceCompliance and controls experience an advantage Additional Information PurposeThe role of a P2P Financial Analyst involves having responsibility for P2P coordination of information from all aspects of the P2P Process. P2P activity includes and is not limited to Vendor master Data (VMD), Disbursements, Purchasing Process Associates (PPA), Invoice Exception handling, BPO governance and Single Point of Contact (SPOC) duties. All Financial Analysts are responsible for professional interaction with business partners/affiliates. This role will involve a specific focus on managing new controls and workflows designed around a project for a fixed period of time.
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