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Business Process Expert - Book to Report

Job location :Athens, Greece
Created moment :11/19/2021 - 01:00
Job reference :REQ - 03062

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Business Process Expert - Book to Report

Job Summary

Business Process Expert Book to Report (BPE B2R) 

Location: Athens / Other in Europe

Role overview: BPEs are part of the Business process owner team to design, pilot and roll out the Opera core model for the Book to Report (finance processes) stream. The BPE’s main role is to support a set of go-live entities, and to help the local teams adopt the standard language & way to work. She/ he will be involved in specific add-ons to the core model where required. It is a great opportunity for a finance professional to gain experience in project management, IT contexts and digitalization while bringing her / his expertise and quick understanding of the underlying business processes.

Reports To: Business Process Owner - Book to Report (BPO - B2R)

Direct reports: No

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Acquire a good understanding of the S/4 Hana processes and underlying core model business rules & common language.

  • Entities roll out: lead  B2R activities with local users :

    • Pre go live phase: plan and animate with IT solutions the pre go live activities: identification and guidance of key users, master data preparation, mapping, data cleansing, tests on specific flows, organize and follow up training.

    • Go live phase: challenge cut over plan (steps included, local resources needs). Coordinate the go live activities for the B2R streams in relation with IT solutions.

  • Core model evolution :

    • On specific topics, help the BPO challenge the need to adapt/ design the core model.

  • Communication :

    • Be an ambassador of the Opera project for B2R: participate to relay the right messages to the right audience within IMERYS.

Qualifications & Experience
Essential

  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience.

  • “Hands-on” experience in accounting and controlling:

    • Legal entity local GAAP & IFRS closing.

    • Standard costs calculation.

    • Reporting & variance analysis.

  • IT oriented, experience with SAP possibly S/4 Hana.

  • Very structured, excellent organization skills. 

  • English speaking (fluent)

  • Ability to travel in Europe ( ~30%)

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company.

  • Knowledge of one or more other languages is a plus.

Skills & Person Specification

  • Ability to work within a culturally diverse global company

  • Proactive behavior and constructive mindset.

  • Capability to get the big picture, think out of the box if needed

  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.

  • Ability to interact with other project team members 

  • Flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure and a moving context

  • Continuous improvement mindset

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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