BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) A2 Integration Analyst in Winnersh, United Kingdom
Job Description Summary
We are hiring an interim analyst to support our Entity Finance team located in 11 sites covering 110+ legal entities in the aspect of the readiness of S4Hana implementation, with expected period from 1st Mar to 31st Dec 2022. The roles will support the local finance team to plan and drive integration activities so that we have the right templates and process to deliver month end close as well as statutory compliance tasks in S4Hana environment. It’s a great opportunity to get involved in a strategic finance project and work directly with multiple stakeholders on a regional level.
Walk through new financial process flow in S4Hana environment with support of central project team and GL COE team. Share the process flow with local finance team to ensure all checking/ control points are taking in place in the new system.
Support GL COE and EU consolidation team to work on a robust ME close process (incl. ME schedule) to ensure proper consolidation of data from both S4Hana and SAP ECC system at legal entity level and an integrated process in place for entity sign off
Coordinate a robust ME review process with the complexity of multiple SAP systems to facilitate review with country controllers & BP&A country partners
Map out key sub-processes managed by local finance team (eg: tax and TP computation, accruals) and ensure all entities have the knowledge & tools to update their own templates before day 1 implementation
Coordinate and map out key changes that will have an impact on stat account with S4 implementation and incorporate the changes in the statutory audit planning process
Identify areas that we should prioritise on standard templates and share best practice across the region when it comes to statutory account
Coordinate with compliance team and internal audit team to ensure we're compliant in S4Hana for all entities when it comes to key controls. Also reassess the threshold of SOX control by entity post LEI and implement action plan if there's any scope change
Identify super users of S4Hana within Entity Finance team and organise internal training to bring the whole team up to speed with S4Hana. Leverage super user groups to explore advanced analysis/ reporting tool in S4Hana and optimising existing reporting process where possible
Coordinate with country finance team to ensure we have a plan and enough resources to carry out JDE closing procedures and post day 1 reconciliation on top of day-to-day operations, as well as any additional work (eg: interim audit) due to LEI.
Provide support to country finance team to successfully go through first few months' ME close and first YE close in S4Hana especially during a holiday season.
Collect feedback from S4Hana users and communicate enhancement ideas to the project team
Put together a plan for W2 preparation from Local Finance perspective with further integration of external systems and larger scale of change management around front end processes.
Equivalent to qualified accountant (eg: ACCA or CIMA)
SAP experience. S4Hana experience is a plus
Strong process mindset and excellent project management skills;
Courage to drive through change in a professional manner;
At least 5-year experience working in a medium to large sized multi-national company, experience in a matrix organisation will be a plus;
Results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment;
High personal accountability & integrity;
Proactive and the ability to deliver tasks with a ‘can do’ attitude;
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels;
Strong technical skills and keen learner of new system & tools.
Primary Work Location
GBR Winnersh - Eskdale Road