The Regional Process Manager Account-to-Report (AtR) within the Region Europe PMO department supports the Head of Account-to-Report (A2R) Process Management - Region Europe (m/f) to drive the Account-to-Report (GL, Reporting and FA processes) Process and Transformation Management and is closely aligned with the Global Process Owner for Account-to-Report as well as the European Head of Account-to-Report Service Delivery. This includes the processes executed within the local country Finance teams.
The Regional Process Manager Account-to-Report (AtR) supports the Head of Account-to-Report (A2R) Process Management - Drive process standardization and implementation of transformation projects for the AtR end-to-end processes for Europe (excl. France): * Manage the Account-to-Report end-to-end processes on a regional level: responsible for the consistency with the global core model and the detailed harmonization (mainly process levels 4- 6) of processes across the region Europe (aligned with regional process requirements) * Identify, address and align necessary innovations and transformation initiatives as part of the AtR End-to-End process (to shape global/ regional roadmaps) * Manage global and regional transformation projects (incl. IS / IT implementations as e.g.Trintech Cadency) & continuous improvement initiatives applying Lean principles * Support defining and implementing the AtR global operating model for the region Europe * Collaborate closely with AtR process champions within local Finance * Manage an indirect team of Process Experts for AtR * Ensure prioritization in line with resource requirements and availability on a regional level * Determine and submit budget and resources needed to achieve project's goals, get those means and get approval for project launch * Effectively communicate project deliverables to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion and ensure understanding and buy-in
As a project leader: responsibility to monitor internal ITS budgets and/or budgets that may include leading local project team members and third party providers
Six Sigma Green belt certification (or higher) is a plus * Relevant certification in project/ program management is a plus
Fluent in English (written and spoken) * Fluent in French (written and spoken) is a plus
>4 years direct work experience in Account-to-Report * Background in effectively managing the Account-to-Report process operationally / experience as head of GL on country level is a plus * Track record in driving and managing process standardization and improvement projects (in the AtR area) across countries * Track record of having effectively managed tool implementations (e.g. Trintech Cadency) across countries * Experience in working in a Shared Services environment/ BPO provider is a plus * Background as an auditor within an external or internal audit environment is a plus * International background with exposure to multicultural environments is a plus
Sound understanding of Account-to-Report process * Good project management skills (Ability to identify problems and define solutions incl. implementation plans in a structured manner) * Good understanding of common Information System (IS) solutions used within in the context of the end-to-end AtR process. * Personality with strong management and delivery skills, focused on results * Very good communicator with an ability to discuss at senior executive level within and externally
Ability to identify problems and define solutions incl. implementation plans in a structured manner * Personality with strong delivery skills and high levels of proactivity * Very good communicator with an ability to discuss on senior executive level within Finance
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