Accounting Ops Associate Manager

Job Description

Auto req ID: 205364BR

Job Description

The Accounting Operations Associate Manager provides leadership for the NASS FLUS and SAP Accounts Receivable team.

  • The position is responsible for driving significant productivity improvements for the department through automation efforts and performing ad hoc analysis that facilitates problem-solving and influencing sound decision making by NASS leadership and the Business Units supported. Primary customers include NASS Leadership and associates, Accounting and Control team, and Sales Finance team.
  • This position is responsible for managing RPA (Robotic Processing Automation) solutions and ensuring governance of robust reporting requirements. Responsibilities include: Leadership of the departments RPA development using UiPath, and advanced macros, adherence to structured governance framework, process leaning and maintaining a well-controlled automation environment while delivering robust reporting needs.
  • This position is also responsible for planning and forecasting team’s budget cost.
The areas of accountabilities for this position are broken out as listed below:

Support Mergers/Acquisitions; other Division Projects (SAP / S4Hana)
  • Integrate new Acquisitions into Business Systems
  • Enhance, update and/or streamline business processes to support Business Initiative.
RPA:
  • Partner with senior leadership to support the development and implementation of next-generation RPA governance
  • Partner with the business team to analyze and assess automation feasibility, translating business requirements into technical design
  • Provide oversight of the RPA creation of timely and comprehensive process documents in compliance with RPA COE standards
  • Participate in cross-functional collaboration to help develop and implement solutions that are configured as prescribed by internal COE standards
  • Oversee end to end testing before releasing to end-user for UAT for the department's automation design.
  • Provide oversight and leadership of the development of end-user documentation and training materials as required for new functionality and processes
  • Design hyper care planning of implementation and post-production support to ensure stability for the business
  • Provide department tracking and identification repetitive processes and system exceptions and provide recommendations for closing gaps through scorecarding and metrics

Budget:
  • Manage department budget on monthly basis and monitor GL activity to provide leadership insights to variance to plan / forecast.
  • Forecast and Plan Travel, Projects and other department cost.
  • Partner with Finance for AOP forecasting for the department.

Adhoc:
  • Provide adhoc analysis and projects leveraging knowledge of SAP and BW (Business Warehouse), and expertise with various querying and reporting tools to mine, consolidate and analyze data for ad hoc requests and Projects. (i.e. implementation of newly aquired business / products into business systems)
  • Navigate resolution of issues that manifest as billing errors, deductions, or non-payment of invoices by PepsiCo customers across the QTG, PCNA and FLUS Warehouse Supply Chains. Quick assessment and navigation across the OTC sub-processes is imperative to drive timely resolution and engage the responsible team to correct (MasterData, Customer Order, Billing Dept., Supply Chain, and Logistics
  • Meet scheduled reporting timelines within established SLAs
  • Provide insights and analysis as needed in support of special projects

Qualifications/Requirements

  • CPA, MBA and/or PMP Preferred
  • Preferred 5+ years, proven leadership skill and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects; knowledge of collections, credit, accounting and financial principles.
  • This person must be a team player and be able to work autonomously with the ability to set priorities.
  • Experience working in a Shared Services environment
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and organization skills
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Understanding of company’s Finance policies
  • SAP experience
  • Understand Warehouse Supply Chain
  • Knowledge of business and industry
  • Presentation skills

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular


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