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Inventory Accounting Process Design Manager

  • Location: Luton
  • Salary: Up to £550.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Business Transformation
  • Contact: Frederick Barclay
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Expiry Date: 20 January 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -122021-466594

Role : Inventory Accounting Process Design Manager
Duration : 12 months
Location : Luton - WFH but need to attend site 2/3 times per month
Rates : £400 - £550 per day Outside IR35

Our Pharma client is looking for an Inventory Accounting Process Design Manager to work on a Finance Transformation piece.

  • Support in the development and implementation of standardised best practise global inventory accounting processes delivering efficiency and effectiveness, including defining and running workshops, capturing outputs and interpreting to ensure clear requirements are defined
  • Support GFS (finance shared services) in adapting globally standardised inventory accounting processes & policies to ensure regional compliance
  • Support the Business Process Lead and Process Design Lead in defending and driving the adoption of the solution, analysing deviations or localisation to determine where there is valid justification driven by business criticality or statutory requirements
  • Provide analysis to support the definition of the SAP ECC and SAP BW solutions, based on defined requirements ensuring the end deliverable meets the requirements laid out by the Design team
  • Support in the development and implementation of global inventory accounting policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), KPIs and month-end-close processes SLA's in accordance with:
    • International Accounting Standards
    • AZ internal policies and guidelines
    • Industry best practise
  • Support the development of global standardised inventory accounting reports (identifying standard SAP ECC reports, defining SAP BW reports, Fiori and 3rd party tooling reports populated through SAP data) and providing knowledge transfer and training to end users on interpreting reports
  • Support the development of process and systems roles according to segregation of duties
  • Contribute into required master data definitions, usage and policies - including analysis of business scenarios and their impact on master data
  • Support UAT and validation of test results, including analysis to support defect resolution
  • Support the production of communications and training materials
  • Be the change champion and assisting in the governance of change management

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