Development Manager, Record to Report

Are you looking for a role with global responsibilities in a dynamic, open environment full of opportunities? Are you a team player looking to make great impact as part of a team that is responsible for the global Record to Report process development for Upfield?  

As Development Manager Record to Report, you lead the development of the end-to-end Record-to-Report process for the entire group on a global scale. You are improving the process, the solution, and the organizational competences regarding Record-to-Report. 

Want to make an impact where it matters? 

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic. 

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

We’ve got iconic brands like Blue Band, Becel and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started. 

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our colleagues, our consumers, our business partners and our world. 

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for limitless career defining opportunities. 

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.  

Responsibilities  

You are part of the Global Controlling team, and you report into the Global Development Director 

You will lead the identification, design, implementation, documentation, and communication of process improvements in the area of Record to Report. The improvements will often have an IT solution component and will always focus on end-to-end process efficiency. You will be part of a cross functional development team. Record-to-Report involves system configuration, month end closure activities inside and outside S4/HANA, reporting through various BI tools and consolidation. 

You continuously monitor the process performance by identifying and measuring KPI’s.  

You stay close to the key stakeholders in the various countries to identify improvements and training or competence development needs.  

You review and challenge proposed process and solution changes from other process owners to safeguard compliance, efficiency and simplicity in the process and solution. 

You continuously balance the interest of the different stakeholders and come to the best possible approach based on a structured discussion and by engaging the right cross functional partners.  

Requirements  

For this Development Manager Record-to-Report, we are role looking for a top performer with an outstanding educational and work background.   

You are experienced in end-to-end process development for finance with hands-on experience as SAP user or developer and have advanced knowledge of S4/HANA enterprise structures, financial accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO). Having extensive experience in SAP is a must in this role.  

You have worked in a controlling role, preparing both internal and external financial reporting. 

You can work with stakeholders from different parts of the organization and are able to quickly develop your understanding of specific processes. 

You are able to focus on delivering business value and simplification. Making decisions on priority and weighting benefit and cost of initiatives is part of your daily work. 

You have good knowledge of business intelligence solutions and of system integration. 

You bring high energy to engage in communication with stakeholders to identify, understand and implement solution and process developments. 

You are a highly critical, organized, and structured person and you are experienced in project management both under the waterfall and agile method. You are resilient under (time) pressure. Also, you feel comfortable within a start-up environment, where processes are to be built and responsibilities are not yet set in stone. 

You have a minimal of 8 years of experience within relevant positions. FMCG experience is a big plus.    

 

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions, just send me a whatsapp message using (0615697958). I understand your resume might not be up to date, just send me what you have.  

We would like to receive your application before July 27th, after this date, everyone will get a response. 

Milou van Regteren, Talent Acquisition Specialist 

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now! 

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