Purpose of this position
Lead the A2R processes of Fixed Assets, Cash & AR and General Accounting (Prepaid, Intangibles, Debt, Accruals and Equity) transactions for UCAN and LATAM operations.
Supervise, develop and provide feedback, objectives and direction to the team, including : Manager I, Supervisors, Senior Analyst and Accounting Analysts and Accounting Associates.
Monitor engagement and staff performance to ensure proper resource allocation, staff performance, work quality and compliance with internal standards and policies.
Maintain contact with Corporate Functions like Controller’s Group, US Accounting Center of Expertise (COE), US Supply Chain and Mfg Ops FP&A team, Americas FP&A COE, LATAM and CAN Regional Controller’s, Supply Chain, US Plants, GBUs and all Baxter affiliates (Globally) in order to run day-to-day operations.
Lead Financial Statements reviews in a monthly basis with the partners along the Americas.
Lead the integration of new businesses and processes to Baxter accounting processes and systems
Develop and support policies and procedures for proper internal control including full involvement in Internal and External Audit for both, Sarbanes-Oxley and Financial.
Develop a working relationship with customers and the third service provider, Genpact.
Consolidate operational metrics and take actions to improve efficiency and develop a process improvement environment.
Take part of the Global Leads operational meetings to present results and collect operations feedback.
Support the Local Accounting area for the SSC office.
Assist in administrative functions for BAS (i.e. approve transfers, LATAM payments)
The person in charge of thisposition should be very analytical and have initiative to solve issues, as wellas excellent communication, motivation and customer service skills.
Strongattention to details, willingness to learn, ability to follow procedures, andpositive attitude are a must, in order to accomplish the main objectives of thearea.
Licenciatura or MBA on Business Administration or Public Accounting.
Experience : 7 10 years of experience in related areas.
English level : at least B2
Strong accounting knowledge and proved experience
Knowledge on Inventory accounting and processes.
Systems knowledge : JDE 8.12 / PRMS / GME / HFM