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Job Summary :
Novartis is currently searching for a Financial Reporting & Accounting Specialist O2C to join the O2C team and support Novartis NGSC in transition.
Job Purpose :
The Financial Reporting and Accounting Specialist Order to Cash (O2C) provides quality services to Novartis Group entities, securing company assets by applying tight controls in the financial transactions, while providing accurate financial information and timely reporting of balances.
This role supports the O2C processes within the NGSC, ensuring its quality and effectiveness. This role ensures that systems, documentation, compliance and reporting are in place and actively contributes continuous improvement projects to provide highly effective and efficient end-
to-end processes to the Novartis divisions.
Key Responsibilities :
Provides services at expected levels with a clear customer focus and escalates exceptions
Interacts proactively with all functional areas of the NGSC to ensure appropriate accounting, financial reporting and settlement of revenue matters is accomplished
Coordinates with local entity, NGSC and outsourced activities to provide a seamless service
Proactively challenges the Status Quo and comes up with making fact based recommendations
Supports continuous improvements and process changes towards efficient and effective processes
Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for related policies and processes
Supports the measurement and delivery of service levels and SLA / KPI targets
Corresponds to internal and external inquiries Manage day-to-day activities for O2C
Performs the period-end closing and reporting in accordance with laws and Novartis required standards
Performs the balance sheet account reconciliations of allocated accounts and ensures timely resolution and cleans of overdue items identified.
Ensures proper accounting of financial transactions and accounting specific questions are well addressed and solved
Proactively reviews accounts to ensure all financial transactions are valid and recorded to ensure accuracy of reported data
Ensures customer invoices, statements and credit memos are issued correctly, disputes are resolved and customer payments are accurately posted
Ensures proper collection process with strong follow up of overdues
Performs regular statement reviews
Performs monthly reconciliation of bank and cash pooling accounts
Ensures the creation and maintenance of adequate accounting records to meet the requirements of legislation and Novartis required standards
Resolves general accounting and operational issues and disputes, escalates as required or coordinates with various departments
Ensures all processes, policies and procedures are clearly defined, fully documented
Ensures compliance with Novartis Accounting Manual (NAM), Novartis Financial Controls Manual (NFCM) and regulatory requirements
Ensures application of agreed Novartis control procedures and actively supports to deliver SOX certification
Promotes a strong and control environment, follows up on audit issues and implements correcting measures
About us :
Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC) in Prague :
The Center, one of 5 around the world, delivers a broad variety of services to the Novartis worldwide. We have highly qualified teams in areas such as scientific and commercial services (known as Product Lifecycle Services), IT, Human Resources, Financial Reporting & Accounting, Procurement, Real Estate and Facility Services, Legal & Compliance, Finance and Communications.
Here’s some of the reasons we think you should join us :
A job with a purpose. At Novartis, we all contribute to our mission to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives.
A wealth of opportunities for career progression and working with best-in-class professionals.
A diverse team that reflects the rich diversity of our markets. Over 55 nationalities speaking with 30+ languages, all generations, and more than 44% of female.
Our modern and newly designed workplace is a pleasant place that reflects the need for flexible ways of working in order to bring new ideas to life.
We live by our values; we cherish not only what we do but also how we do it. .
Diversity & Inclusion mind-set. We aspire to move beyond stereotypes and bias to bring differences together, so we can see the world through the eyes of our patients and customers.
Our comprehensive compensation package includes :
Annual performance-based bonus;
Employee recognition scheme;
A benefits scheme above local legislation standards including pension and risk-life insurance, benefit package for health, education, culture and sport activities;
Healthcare program that offers easy access to comprehensive health care;
Variety of medical check-ups or consultations on-site;
An Employee Assistance Program;
25 days annual leave, 4 days paid sick leave and Christmas holiday;
Public transport allowance;
Flexible working arrangements including Home Office;
Support for a healthy lifestyle through the daily offering of fruit & vegetables.
We are looking forward to talking to you and sharing more about our broad range of opportunities
The ideal candidate will have :
University level degree in Business Administration / Economics / Finance or Chartered Accountant / MBA desirable
Lean / Six Sigma Certified preferred
Required fluent French together with good level of English
2-4 years of financial experience, with good functional expertize
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-national organization
Experience in managing projects driving performance improvements
Good people skills
Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.