TE Connectivity's Accounting Teams develop, implement and / or maintain one or more accounting systems : Journal entries, General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Revenue Reconciliation, Cash Flows, etc.
in accordance with GAAP policies and procedures. They also design operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency.
What your background should look like :
O2C Team Lead
This position will report to the O2C Process Delivery Lead and lead O2C teams in the planning, management and delivery of in scope processes including Accounts Receivables, Cash Application, Credit, Dispute Management and any other related managerial and decision activities.
Key responsibilities include :
Manage O2C teams. Ensure quality and efficiency of work produced. Hold regular meetings, coach and mentor team, recognize key employees.
Be a Subject Matter Expert for O2C related topics
Support migration of O2C processes from countries throughout the Americas to San Jose, Costa Rica
Oversee escalated AR, cash applications, credit issues, dispute management and ensure timely resolution
Support as needed, customer negotiations in order to secure adequate guarantees for credit lines
Oversee region’s receivables collection activities, including unique collections plans, bankruptcy or special action notices and placement of accounts with collection agencies
Provide local Finance Directors / Controllers with bad debt reserve recommendations per corporate policy
Appropriately manage and escalate issues with service delivery
Perform regular performance evaluations of staff members
Identify and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the O2C function, ensuring that improvements are incorporated in the work routine.
Form strong collaborative relationship with Global Process Owners.
Ensure robust compliance environment with applicable policies, procedures and processes
Ensure fulfillment of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Service Level agreements (SLAs), continuously improving on performance benchmarks,
Proactively monitor and operate a robust SOX and internal control environment
Build strong relationship with key stakeholders
Required Qualifications and Experience :
Degree in Finance OR Accounting
4+ years of relevant experience in a financial shared service center supporting multiple countries / business units
Diversified Industrial Products / Manufacturing industry experience preferred
Prior experience in managing O2C functions in a shared services environment
Deep understanding of end to end S2P processes and associated technology platforms
Ability to work in culturally diverse teams with many levels of personnel
Strong written and oral communication skills
Proficiency in English (B2+ minimum)
Strong accounting background
Excellent analytical skill. Ability to identify and resolve problems.
Well-developed management and leadership skills
Managing and Measuring WorkBuilding Effective TeamsMotivating OthersValues : Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, InnovationSET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)