Apr 28, 2022

Job Description

18 ! The number of countries supported by FRA Operations Team that delivers financial reporting and accounting services, financial compliance and process expertise in the areas of Record to Report (R2R), Request to Pay, Travel and Expense and Invoice to Cash. As part of the Novartis FRA Operation team, this is a new role waiting for you to make change happen.

Your Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Supports transitions and knowledge transfer, monitoring critical deliverables
• Supports processes are migrated to the blueprint as per agreed timelines
• Operational oversight to provide services at expected levels with a clear customer focus, including handling the exceptions. Provides functional guidance to the team members. Interacts proactively within FSC and Divisions to ensure accurate accounting, and financial reporting. Resolve all escalated issues and disputes.
• Maintain good relationship with O&O Services; ensures productivity, continuous improvements and seamless service
• Collaborates with key stakeholders, including accounting authorities/auditors
• Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for related policies and processes
• Act as System Key User Lead and actively initiate and participate in improvements to sustain a highly effective and efficient process, and realize cost reduction opportunities including areas to standardize processes to optimize investments made in global ERP/SAP systems and financial services
• Support the measurement and delivery of service levels and SLA/KPI targets and proactively challenge the Status Quo, making fact-based recommendations

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

Job Requirements :
• Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Finance or equivalent.
• Professional certification will be an added advantage.
• Candidates must have 4 - 6 years of financial experience.
• Experience in working effectively in a multinational, matrix organization and in Financial Shared Services
• Knowledge in SAP
• Experience of participating projects driving performance (e.g. ERP implementation)
• Good people skills
• Proficient in English as this role will require constant communication and dealings with our business partners and counterparts in the region

About the Novartis Global Service Center in Kuala Lumpur:
The Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC) in Kuala Lumpur delivers a broad variety of services to the Novartis divisions worldwide. Kuala Lumpur is part of a globalized network of five NGSCs, which form a successful network of services minded associates partnering with the Novartis business around the world.

What makes NGSC special?
Attractive office location, flexible time management, strong work/life balance, flexible working hours, truly multinational and dynamic organization, multicultural environment and cross-functional hub location

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

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