ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company focused on therapies for the management of chronic conditions, with leading market positions in advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care, and infusion devices.
Our products provide a range of clinical and economic benefits including infection prevention, protection of at-risk skin, improved patient outcomes and reduced total cost of care.
At ConvaTec, we exist to improve the lives of the people we touch. We are committed to helping people with chronic health conditions lead the life they want giving them more mobility, confidence and freedom.
Our customers depend on our advanced technologies to help reduce potential complications of skin breakdown and infection, and they rely on our products and services to help manage their conditions every day.
Meeting their needs is what motivates us and is a source of tremendous pride for all of us who work at ConvaTec.
Purpose of role
ConvaTec is looking for a full time, permanent SAP System Accountant working out from our Lisbon office to supervise, direct and control all aspects of financial systems master data maintenance and development for our core ERP (SAP ECC6). This will include :
Overseeing system access provisioning and monitoring activities
Playing a key role in the definition of functional solutions within the finance systems landscape to further develop robust and compliant finance processes across the global group
Supporting the Process Automation Team in the development of RPA, BPM and other automation solutions which interact with SAP
Develop a framework for continuous improvement in our SAP environment
Identification of optimisation opportunities within SAP
Supporting the finance organisation in resolving system processing issues
Lead the finance preparation for, and transition to, S / 4 HANA
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Develop an in-depth knowledge of the financial master data landscape and processes in both SAP and HFM
Collaborate with team members within IT and Finance, external consultants, business users and auditors
Support the month end and year end close processes from a financial data perspective (period end routines, GL reconciliation, uploads to reporting tools, etc.)
Support Finance with issue identification, resolution and process optimization
Provide direct application support to internal customers
Maintain accounting manual (GL account code definitions, valid GL combinations) and support finance and business users on correct deployment
Responsible for the analysis, implementation, testing and support of all IT aspects of Finance processes
Lead the finance activities for transition of entities using other ERPs to SAP
Analyse and translate functional requirements into application solutions, taking into account internal policies and procedures
Handle documentation of finance processes and process flows
Owner for SAP system access controls
Owner for SAP application controls
Key Results Indicators & Measures of success
Compliance with all Internal Control Execution and Reporting Requirements
Compliance with agreed deadlines for project task delivery
Compliance with month end reporting deadlines
Skills and experience
University Graduate and qualified accountant
Previous experience of the month end close process
Previous experience (3-5 years) in a systems accountant role or similar
Experience with implementation of ERP finance applications and solutions
Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (general ledger, fixed assets, accounts receivable, accounts payable, reporting, etc.)
Excellent knowledge of SAP
Able to influence and communicate effectively at all levels
Able to develop strong relationships and working collaboratively with others
Strong time management and multi-tasking skills
Strong analysis, planning and documentation skills
Experience with virtual / remote teams, different cultures
Able to cope with pressure environments, positive attitude, team player
Experience with using automation tools is desirable (particularly Winshuttle and Blue Prism)
Experience with Hyperion is desirable
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Additionally, this job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.
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No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.