As a Record to Report (R2R) Team Lead- NAM you will be based in San José, Costa Rica. You will be working at Roche Services & Solutions Americas, which is one of the Roche Shared Services Centers worldwide providing services to Americas region.
In this role you will be reporting to GAMA Manager.
Supervises assigned staff in accounting, financial analysis and / or reporting activities. (General Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost & Inventory, Fixed Assets)
Responsible for coordinating and supervising the maintenance of the general ledger and for the production of various resultant financial statements.
Provides daily direction to a group of professional accountants and / or financial staff.
Oversees the day-to-day operations for assigned work group or team.
Devotes a significant amount of time to leading and managing employees.
Provides feedback to the manager on employees' work performance and has input into employment decisions.
Responsible for training and development of staff, resource management, work assignments and ensures consistent application of organizational policies.
Responsible for maintaining and continuously improving the quality system and achieving quality objectives through daily actions.
Accountable for maintain and promote compliance in accounting operations.
On charge of support projects, transitions and process changes resulting from Company's strategies.
Your main tasks will include :
Supervises, coordinates provide leadership to and reviews work assigned to team members.
Plans day-to-day departmental operations.
Develops and implements work methods and reviews overtime.
Provides for effective management of assigned personnel including hiring, training, supervising and administering performance evaluations.
Provides for effective communication among assigned teams in order to ensure an environment where expectations are understood, problems are addresses, and suggestions / revisions encouraged.
Ensures compliance with all program regulations and implementation of new regulations.
Ensures adequate documentation and support of transactions and reports.
Participates in determining the proper treatment of complex or unusual transactions.
Determine efficient work processes and procedures.
Alignment of E2E processes between & within departments
Determine & facilitate training, coaching and development needs of team members.
Collaborates with managers and directors to identify and implement process efficiencies and quality improvements.
Escalation point of contact for affiliates / markets regarding RSS processes.
Your further qualifications are (must have) :
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
Accounting IAS Certification (i.e. CPA, ACCA etc.) or MBA strongly preferred.
Proven knowledge of finance and accounting principles and practices GAAP or IFRS and auditing
Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheets applications, and data bases (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, G-Suite, etc.)
Proven analytical, and accuracy skills. Requires attention to details
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Experience leading projects under waterfall or Agile environment.
Strong ability to prioritize and organize work effectively, adhere to tight and established deadlines
Knowledge of Finance Shared Services and operational accounting processes and related technology systems (e.g., SAP, Blackline, Finco etc.) is required.
Expertise working with one or more SAP modules (i.e. FCC, FI, CO / PA, MM, and FA).
Strong presentation and analytical skills.
Ability to perform work with limited direction and guidance.
Ability to prioritize effectively and multitask, meet all deadlines and manage up.
Ability to plan and organize work for others.
Strong coaching skills.
Possess agility and innovation mindset.
Six Sigma and Scrum Certifications is a plus.
Language : Advanced English & Spanish required, French or Portuguese preferred.
Finance / Accounting experience 6+ years
Experience leading agile accounting teams +3 years.
Prior experience in Pharmaceutical companies is a plus.
Prior experience in Shared Services preferred.
Relocation benefits are not available for this job posting.
Who we are
At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups.
Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
The Roche Services & Solutions as well as People Support Solutions organisations located in San Jose provide end-to-end business solutions for Finance, Procurement, IT, Communications, People & Culture (Human Resources) and beyond to our Roche colleagues across the Americas region.
Today Roche employs altogether around 800 employees in Costa Rica.
Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.