344573BR
Apr 28, 2022
Malaysia

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, 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.

As a Senior Specialist R2R, you will provide expert advice to superiors for a sub-area within FSC and related key activities; to ensure compliance with external and internal accounting reporting requirements in a timely and accurate manner.

Your Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Support the business within a country with complex analysis, reporting, forecasts etc. (typically very large to large revenue) and provide experienced advice within a core FSC process/ area/ technology
• Ensure the operational conversion of the Finance strategic goals within a dedicated area of the business and ensures the integrity, viability, and interoperability of financial reporting processes (Actuals, Budgets and Latest Estimates) and systems, including tax, inventory, corporate controls, and payment and purchasing data.
• Handle and operate the basic reporting processes for actuals and forecasts to agreed quality and fast close timeline.
• Provide financial accounting services and data in a timely and accurate manner, including fixed assets, cash activities and divestment activities; ensures appropriate information is provided to relevant individuals and external bodies.
• Handle audit reporting processes and support compliance for various tax related reports (i.e.: VAT, corporate tax, employee tax); provide necessary data to internal and external authorities.
• Handle and automate the provision of routine information to local users from SAP and BW, and perform ‘super user’ responsibilities for Finance and Controlling modules in SAP.
• Supervise the development and maintenance of current reporting systems (SAP, BW, Excel); integrate other requirements and the changing needs of the organization so that processes to report actuals, budgets, latest estimates and mid-range plans are met cost effectively and responsively.
• Prepares ad-hoc and routine ‘accounting / management’ information and quality financial analysis in order to support global and organization’s requirements.

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 :
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting / Finance.
• 8 years of experience in audit and familiar with Accounting Standard.
• Experience working in a Shared Serviced Environment.
• Experience in using SAP is preferred.
• Proficient in English (written and spoken)
• Experience in process improvement and continuous improvement is an added advantage
• Experience in Stakeholder Management

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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Global Drug Development
FRA OPERATIONS NBS
Malaysia
Petaling Jaya
Audit & Finance
Full Time
Regular
No
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344573BR

Senior Specialist - Record to Report (R2R) Statutory

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