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Finance Shared Services (Order to Cash) Manager

Finance Shared Services (Order to Cash) Manager

Location - Istanbul, Turkey

About Upfield!

Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.

We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelves.

About the Role

Job Purpose

Build from the scratch highly effective Order to Cash organization that will benefit from both market best practices, as well as your professional experience that you will bring to our Company!

Main Responsibilities

As O2C Manager you will be responsible for tailoring out the most suitable O2C process for Upfield through:

  • Experience in core accounting (Controllership/Record to Report)
  • Strong Financial Accounting Skills (IFRS knowledge)
  • Prior Experience of having worked in a multi-cultural environment
  • Track record of excellent service delivery, fast reaction and crisis management
  • Effective communications both written and oral
  • Collaborating with Business Planning Outsourcing Team (BPO) based in Bangalore on shared or divided scope of responsibilities
  • Ability to apply professional knowledge in accounting and to make appropriate judgements and recommend solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret problems / data gathered from a variety of sources
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in a changing environment
  • Fully operational expertise within Procurement or the E2E Purchase to Pay process.
  • Experience of SAP Role and Authorisations within Purchase to Pay function
  • Detailed understanding of Risk and Control processes within P2P, O2C and R2R functions
  • Experience of a major transformation program would be preferential
  • KPI’s and business outcome design, action and monitoring
  • Experience in leading improvement projects
  • Experience in multicultural/lingual environments and working virtually/globally 

About you!

Skills & Competences

  • Preferred Finance or Accounting education degree
  • Experience in accounting and high level P2P knowledge
  • Experience within O2C, P2P and R2R area
  • Well-versed in transaction processing & reporting using SAP
  • Experience in core accounting (Controllership/Record to Report)
  • Fully operational expertise within Procurement or the E2E Purchase to Pay process.
  • Experience in procurement and finance tools such as Ariba, SAP VIM, Trintech (Cadency), e-invoicing, is an added advantage
  • Interfacing with all functions, especially Finance and IT to understand needs and deliver business benefits as required
  • Excellent command in spoken and written English

Your Personal Power!

You will have unique possibility to create processes in O2C space and become owner of those creations – you will literally be able to observe how your ideas are growing in the new Company! This will be only possible, once you will combine your vast experience over the relevant topics (modern O2C tools, efficient ways of running this functions in big multinational companies) with your readiness to become creative and open for lots of interactions with multiple stakeholders.

It's also great chance to understand much more about finance & accounting, as in order to shape up our processes effectively, we have to interact with all the other financial functions across the organization.

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers