International Business Change Accounting Manager

    • London, United Kingdom

Site Name: UK - Middlesex - Stockley Park
Posted Date: May 6 2020
18 month secondment / FTC

We are looking for an International Business Change Accounting Manager to join us on secondment/ FTC This role will initially be based out of Stockley Park but will move over to GSK House in Q2 2020. This role offers the opportunity to work on a wide range of exciting, high profile projects.

In this role you will sit within the accounting area of the Change, Integrations & Divestments Team which is responsible for managing and integrating new 3rd Party Integrations, Acquisitions and Divestments, where there is cross border trading activity.

Your responsibilities:

• You will lead cross functional teams in the management of Network change and other change initiatives which affect business of the GSK Trading Partners to ensure successful implementation.

• Prepare detailed scoping documents relative to trading partners for business changes and ensure that key cross functional stakeholders are kept informed of changes.

• You will prepare detailed impact assessments to ensure all risks including ability to meet financial reporting requirements and timelines and also maintaining automation of business are managed and controlled.

• Work with GSK Trade Route Team to ensure a co-ordinated approach to all changes is managed.

• Develop plans to implement these changes and work with teams in Trading Partner Finance and Invoicing operations to successfully build these plans into the operational teams.

• Responsible for successful delivery throughout each stage of the project lifecycle.

• You will have responsibility for reviewing contracts which relate to these Business Change Initiatives - ensuring they are negotiated to include the terms required by Supply Chain Accounting to enable successful delivery of the project.

• Assist in the development of financial processes to support new business requirements
arising from ongoing business developments and document the processes to handover requirements to the BAU teams.

• You will work with the ICT team to ensure all ICT set-ups are completed correctly.

• You will also plan and co-ordinate stock transfers that may be required in each project.

•You will respond to customer queries in a timely & efficient manner.

• Responsible for ensuring customer requirements are understood and met consistently and deal with VOC issues.

Basic qualifications:

  • You will possess demonstrable Project Management & good communication skills in order to cope with the volume and complexity of projects under their responsibility.
  • Knowledge of dealing with all technical finance aspects of business change initiatives including deal with Goodwill, Intangibles, ICT, Foreign currency issues, Tolling, Tax issues (including VAT, Withholding tax, permanent establishment etc)
  • Financial process management experience is essential as the role will require contract review and development of compliant operating models in the absence of standard solutions.
  • You will be able to work under you own Initiative with the ability to adapt to changing processes and scenarios.
  • Demonstrated learning agility.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, including general communication and stakeholder management capabilities.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Part qualified or preferably qualified accountant
  • Project management skills
  • Skilled in networking and relationship building
  • Excellent problem-solving skills


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