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Sanofi Group CHC -A2R Senior Closing & Reporting Accountant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

This position will play a key role in ensuringfor CHC A2R GL accounting and Closing and Reporting processes are runningboth local and GBS level.

The purpose of this role is to supervise and execute :

  • Monthly closing and reporting activities as per group timetable

  • Technical accounting - functional and technical support across A2R processes and systems and drive operational and continuous improvement projects

  • Support management, legal and statutory reporting at Group and country levels

  • A2R Master Data Management services

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

  • Perform operational KPIs and compliance with CHC policies and guidelines

  • Supervise team of captive junior accountants

  • Drive continuous improvement

A2RSeniorClosing and Reporting Accountantreports toA2R Head of Closing, Reporting & Tax Accountingin Captive Center and works closely withAsset, Inventory, Cash & ICOaccounting team,CHC Country Senior Accounting Partner, Finance (Finance Performance, Business analysis & controlling,Treasury, Tax, Internal Control), IFSA, Supply Chain, MARCO team, other GBS(SBS)departments.

A2RSeniorClosing and Reporting Accountantwillreview and monitor technical process implementation, controls, and compliance in all topics related toaccounting,closing,and reporting, and respective areas of accounting. He/she will be work together with ITSto implement new or existing tools in CHC LE and to ensure that they are operationally ready at CHLOE Day.

A2R SeniorClosing and Reporting Accountantwill be involved on GBS processes improvements, further standardization and will supervise and contribute to related projects.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :

  • Deliver GL accounting,closing,and reporting services to CHC GBS within perimeter

  • Performcorporate reporting on time according to closing calendar

  • Define and drive accounting, process and systems changes operationally and facilitate A2R service delivery

  • Ensure all automatic postings have been booked, AR & AP sub-ledgersclosed,and Balance Sheet and P&L accounts closed

  • Ensure that all recurring and non-recurring items are collected, accounts reconciled and Manual Journal Entries (MJE) booked

  • Support preparation of management, legal and statutory reporting at Group and country levels

  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis

  • Support internal and external audits

  • A2R Master Data Management (PCoA, FA, ICO)

  • Ensure compliance of processes, transactions and reports with CHC/Corporate accounting policies, internal control guidelines and audit / SOX requirements

  • Contribute to A2R Core Model process knowledge (Level 6/7) relating to GL monthly closing and reporting services

  • Execute operational KPIs and pro-actively alert execution issues

  • Supervise and coach the team of captive junior accountants

  • Provide expertise and coaching

  • Contribute to resource allocation for effective and efficient delivery

  • Demonstrate values of CHC business and culture of internal client

  • Contribute to the development of Process vision, strategy and objectives defined globally

  • Gather and apply best practice to process

  • Support benchmarking activities

  • Contribute to the implementation of policies and procedures governing processes

  • Provide process expertise to relevant stakeholders as required and when needed

  • Contribute to review ITS tool and make proposals to improve, reduce # tools when needed

  • Improve user experience to perform their job more efficiently

  • Communicate with captive management

  • Ensure Compliance and Internal Control/ SOX standards are met.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics or equivalent

  • 1-2years of experience in closing and reporting preferably in an international multicultural environment

  • Good knowledge of IFRS and local GAAPs

  • Hands-on expertise in GL accounting, closing & reportingprocesses,and activities

  • Strong deductive and analytical skills

  • Hands-on knowledge of SAP ERP and other accounting applications

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and expertise of MS Excel

  • Ability to interact with internal and external clients in a professional manner

  • Team player, able to work collaboratively transversally and with A2R front line teams with an end to end mindset

  • Attentive to customer needs and feedback

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and structure the tasks for oneself and direct reports

  • Attentive to detail and works with precision

  • Action-oriented, delivery driven, change agent

  • Fluency in English mandatory and other European languages are desirable

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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