Regional Inventory Accounting Manager Regional Inventory Accounting Manager …

Johnson and Johnson
in Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Base + Bonus + Car Allowance
Johnson and Johnson
in Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Base + Bonus + Car Allowance
This role is a key member of the COE Operations Accounting Team structure so applicants must be collaborative in style, open to change and always seeking to improve the way things are achieved. The scope will touch on all areas of the Inventory accounting across EAME Region, which carries a high level of responsibility and opportunity for the right candidate.

The Global Services Centre of Excellence has responsibility for providing accounting services, business analytics and reporting for Finance colleagues in 22 countries across the Consumer EAME region. Johnson & Johnson Consumer EAME has sales of over $ 4B across 100 different brands.

The Regional Inventory Senior Analyst will ensure that complex financial transactions and flows, inventory accounting, for all entities is accurate and compliant. It is essential that this Senior Analyst can manage a team and forge strong networks/partnerships and build and maintain positive relationships with Business Partners.

Effective communication skills are required. This is to provide Supply Chain technical finance process expertise across the organisation with a focused relationship with SC BUF and Planning. The successful candidate will also need to ensure that quarterly close responsibilities occur timely, accurately, and in accordance with SOX requirements.

This is a crucial role within the GS CoE Operations Accounting Team and the wider GS CoE.

Key Responsibilities:

Ownership of the reserve setting process forecast cycle budget builds and monthly close processes. This includes reviews with key Business Partners and BVA reporting.

Month end financial close process ownership for key regional Inventory and OCNIS activities.

Responsible For Regional Inventory Analysis And Reserves:

Intercompany Profit Elimination (PII)

Faa

Regional Inventory Days calculations

Note: Requires process expertise, in depth knowledge and understanding of WWP.

Management/co-ordination of all Inventory related costs and processes within EAME Region:

 

Ensure all Inventory related OCNIS costs – e.g. purchase price variances, inventory adjustments/reserves and environmental taxes/cosmetics taxes are calculated, accrued and booked properly and on time – in line with local law and WWP.

Warehousing and out-bound transportation costs are booked correctly, all necessary accruals calculated and booked correctly and on time.

Build and maintain strong relationships with regional supply chain organization, local finance and supply chain business planning by providing accounting expertise and support.

Owner of regional process for Wall to Wall and Cycle Count stock takes.

Work closely with Operations Accounting Manager and CLS / Supply Chain Teams on process improvements. Proactively identify areas for improvement and share best practices.

Closely cooperate with Regional Supply Chain and CLS to support regional solutions and practices are implemented.

Interaction with COE Plant and Costing & IC Pricing teams to ensure alignment.

Work closely with Statutory Accounting CoE Team to ensure that e.g. local environmental taxes are calculated based on latest rules and all changes in local law are taken into account.

Provide management information and analysis for management and collaborate with Internal and External Auditors.

Provide estimation of above reserves to Regional Supply Chain Group for planning purposes.

Involvement in various Projects across COE, with a focus on those that touch Inventory

Compliance Statement:

Ensure strong internal controls are in place, in order to achieve “adequate” internal and external audit ratings.

Accurate and timely month-end reporting. Meet all corporate and regional deadlines.

People Management:

Lead, develop and motivate upto 3 direct reports, including one FLDP (Finance Leadership Development Programme)

Champion an environment of partnership, innovation and sharing of ideas

Compliance Statement:

Ensure strong internal controls are in place, in order to achieve “adequate” internal and external audit ratings.

Accurate and timely month-end reporting. Meet all corporate and regional deadlines.

Skills And Competencies:

Customer Focus

Challenge status quo and process improvements approach

Working to tight deadlines

Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural environment across all layers of the business

Very strong communication skills

Qualifications:

Fully qualified accountant or an international qualified accountant equivalent, with 2-8 years post qualified financial experience


Experience And Skills:

Strong accounting and operations background

Knowledge of SAP, Excel and TM1 systems

Familiar with US GAAP and J&J worldwide procedures and practises.


Other:

English essential

Other European languages desirable

 

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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