Job title : Fixed Asset Accountant - TEMPORAL POR 6 MESES

  • Location: Bogotá, Colombia

About the job

Sanofi Business Services (SBS), one of the 4 pillars of Sanofi’s Business Transformation organization, is setting up a new captive Business Services centre in Bogotá to provide Finance & Accounting (Account-to-Report, Customer-Invoicing-to-Cash) as well as Employee oriented (Employee Experience) services to the regions USA and Latin America (except Brasil).

In addition, the Bogotá Business Services Centre will host a number of global Centres of Excellence (CoE) and provide support and other services globally.

With respect to Account to Report (A2R) the Business Services center will be covering the following areas of the process:

  • Assets Management

  • Interco accounting

  • Cash accounting

  • GL accounts closing and reporting

The purpose of this role is to:

Attend to activities related to the SAP Shift migration project for the LATAM scope, and also provide management services to SBS (except Brasil) as per their respective Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

The Fixed Assets accountant reports to Assets Management Lead and works closely with Finance (Controlling, Treasury, Tax, Internal Control…), other SBS departments, Customer Service and A2R teams in regions / countries.

Main responsibilities:


  • Manage activities related to the SAP Shift migration project and attend regular meetings.

  • Ensure the proper migration of fixed assets and their harmonization across different systems or modules (classes, accounting codes, WBS, internal orders).

  • Attend integration tests or mocks during migration projects

  • Participate in different activities relating to fixed asset life cycle (capitalizations, dispossals, transfers etc)

  • Perform asset depreciation and valuation, inventory valuation and month-end reporting

  • Contribute to periodic reviews of asset impairment and inventory follow-up

  • Address operational issues and follow through to resolution in an effective and timely manner.

  • Performing periodic reconciliations and journal entries in accordance with the core model alignment.

  • Deliver operational KPIs and comply with Sanofi policies and guidelines

  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives

  • Execute in compliance of processes, transactions and reports with Sanofi accounting policies, internal control guidelines and audit / SOX requirements.

  • Develop expert-level knowledge of the activities in scope as well as local knowledge of entities in scope and become a super-user.

Continous improvement

  • Identify process improvement opportunities through elimination of redundant activities

  • Participate in process automation initiatives and ensure seamless adoption and transition

About you

Experience: Good and proven experience in GL accounting preferably in an international multicultural environment (essential), Desirable experience in share service centers or the BPO industry.

Soft Skills: Project management skills, Knowledge of IFRS and local GAAPs, Hands-on expertise in Fixed Assets and Inventory accounting processes and activities, Knowledge of GL accounting and reporting.

Technical Skills: Hands-on experience of SAP FI and other accounting related IT tools (e.g. Trintech Cadency-Black Line, Nakisa), Knowledge of Microsoft Office and expertise of MS Excel.

Education: Graduate degree in accounting or finance (essential)

Language: Intermediate level of English (essential)-B1

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention, and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave

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