Sanofi Group GBS Asset, Inventory, Cash & ICO Accountant in Chattanooga, Tennessee
GBS Asset, Inventory, Cash & ICO Accountant
This position will play a key role ensuring GBS (Global Business Services) CHC A2R GL accounting process are executed timely and accurately.
The purpose of this role is to execute:
Monthly closing and reporting activities as per group timetable
Assets and inventory accounting services
Cash accounting services
ICO accounting services
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
Drive continuous improvement
GBS Staff Asset, Inventory, Cash & ICO Accountant reports to A2R Head of Asset, Inventory, Cash & ICO Accounting in Chattanooga and works closely with A2R Closing and Reporting 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.
GBS Staff Asset, Inventory, Cash & ICO Accountant will review and monitor technical process implementation, as well as controls and compliance in all topics in the respective areas of accounting. You will work together with ITS to implement new or existing tools in CHC legal entity and ensure they are operationally ready at CHLOE Day.
GBS Staff Asset, Inventory, Cash & ICO Accountant will also be involved with GBS processes improvements, further standardization and contribute to related projects.
Deliver GL accounting, closing, and reporting services in the respective areas of accounting to CHC GBS within perimeter
Perform closing procedures 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, all recurring and non-recurring items in area of responsibility are collected, accounts reconciled and Manual Journal Entries (MJE) booked
Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis Support closing and reporting team with other closing activities at closing peaks
Support internal and external audits Assets and inventory accounting services
Participate in different activities relating to fixed asset and inventory life cycle
Perform the recording & booking activities
Perform asset (including tangible, intangible, finance, leases under IFRS 16) depreciation and valuation, and month end reporting
Contribute to inventory costing and valuation and calculate inventory depreciation
Contribute to periodic reviews of assets and inventory impairment follow-up
Contribute to month-end closing relating to fixed assets and inventory and prepare related reporting
Coordinate stock-count activities
Cash accounting services
Clear transitory accounts
Perform bank reconciliations and related adjustments
Perform booking of transactions relating to financial instruments, debts and loans
Perform calculation of Forex net positions
Contribute to month-end closing relating to cash accounting and prepare related reporting
ICO accounting services
Perform the accounting and month-end reporting of intercompany accounts, including support of MARCO activities
A2R Master Data Management
Manage A2R Master Data (PCoA, FA, ICO)
Ensure compliance of processes, transactions and reports with CHC/Corporate accounting policies, internal control guidelines and audit / SOX requirements
Execute operational KPIs and pro-actively alert execution issues Contribute to A2R Core Model process knowledge (Level 6/7) relating to GL monthly closing, reporting and tax services
Contribute to development of Process vision, strategy and objectives defined globally
Gather and apply best practice to process
Support benchmarking activities Provide process expertise to relevant stakeholders as required and when needed
Contribute to review ITS tool and make proposal to improve Improve user experience to perform their job more efficiently
Communicates with captive management
Ensure Compliance and Internal Control/ SOX standards are met
Degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics or equivalent
1-2 years’ experience in closing and reporting preferably in an international multicultural environment
Sufficient knowledge of IFRS and local GAAPs
Hands on expertise in GL accounting, closing & reporting processes 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
Team player, able to work collaboratively transversally and with A2R front line teams with an end to end mindset
Good communication skills
Attentive to customer needs and feedback
Ability to organize, prioritize and structure the tasks
Attentive to detail and works with precision
Action oriented, delivery driven
About Sanofi Business Services
In 2021 Sanofi will launch its second Global Business Services organization in support of North America operations.
Sanofi is a global pharmaceutical leader providing healthcare solutions in more than 170 countries around the world. Sanofi has over 100 000 employees representing 145 nationalities worldwide.
The core purpose of Sanofi Business Services is to drive transformation and digitalization to enable best in class service delivery. Together we are to create value - we facilitate the work of business divisions to focus on their core competencies so that Sanofi can provide the best healthcare possible. Every day, you will experience what it means to make a strong contribution to the transformation journey which will empower the life of our patients. We offer the best in class benefits, and the opportunity to develop your own career whilst ensuring a healthy work-life balance.
The offices of North America’s Sanofi Global Business Services are in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The site offers a comfortable, sustainable, and friendly working environment with access to many natural attractions and recreational opportunities.
If you want to join a purpose-driven company that has empowering life of patients as its core, then explore our opportunities in Sanofi Business Services!
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