【求人No NJB1025302】 Job Responsibilities: This position has primary responsibility for the overall design and translation of business requirements into an effective and workable solution initially focusing on successful SAP deployment especially FI/CO modules into Japan environment. The Finance System Control Manager must possess thorough knowledge of the desired business processes including finance accounting associated processes and expertise of translating such knowledge into specific systems configuration working with IT specialist (including Inc. IT team and outside SAP consultant). This person will be responsible to ensure completeness and accuracy of project scope milestones and key performance indicators working closely with Inc. project team outsourced accounting/payroll vendor and local IT outsourced vendor (and potentially an IT consultant) as necessary.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Determines system design impact of business process changes Provides configuration support to SAP modules specifically FI/CO (and SD/MM as necessary) but may also include other modules as needs dictate. Leads or participates in various systems project identification and feasibility design configuration testing and implementation phases of projects. Effectively applies software development methodology and enforces standards Works closely with Inc. IT team local IT outsourced vendor and Japan business partners to meet expected outcomes Participates on project teams to support upgrades and enhancements Provides training and knowledge transfer for cross training purposes to other members of Japan team (especially Finance Operations team) Provides daily operational support to the Finance Operations organization Assists in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality in enterprise applications Takes leadership in improving business control leveraging his/her expertise in connecting business processes and IT applications. Helps respond to requests on any control requirements which arise from internal audit and/or SOX control.
Deeply involved in SAP FI/CO deployment project as a Key Finance User
Good knowledge of accounting financial reporting and processes. Experience in internal control (business control) improvement a plus
Carry the spirit of assumed responsibilities and going an extra mile for excellent outcomes.
Ability to work effectively in a multi tasking dynamic environment working independently and prioritizing work
Possess enough technical knowledge in working with IT partners and ability to express complex finance related concepts in terms understandable to IT partners and also to express complex technical concepts in terms understandable to the business
Experience with SAP BPC a plus. SAP Certification and/or course work a plus
Strong analysis skills for creating optimal solutions for the business
Experience in business process re engineering or process improvement desirable
Effective written oral communications and interpersonal skills in both English and Japanese
Must have strong teamwork skills and the ability to develop working relationships
Must be able to communicate with all levels of management as well as to employees in the business
Must be highly motivated have a great work ethic and enjoy working as part of a team
Must be willing to do some travel as required