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Shared Services Lead - Accounting

Location : Branchburg, NJ
Job Type : Contract
Reference Code : 3822
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 7+
Required Education : Bachelor's
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

SHARED SERVICES LEAD. - Accounting


 


Company presentation
World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3.6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description
The science of electronics is transforming exponentially through innovation and connectivity around the planet. Every day, breakthroughs are making technologies – from micro-processors, memory chips and flat panels to photovoltaic cells – even smaller and more powerful, opening up countless new possibilities in how the world lives, works and connects. Air Liquide Advanced Materials grows by enabling our customers to innovate. Our ALOHA™ and Voltaix® products are critical to the manufacturer of the newest computer chips required for Big Data and the Internet of Things. The candidate must have valid employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.

Job Responsibilities
Reporting to the Senior Manager of U.S. Accounting, the Shared Services Supervisor will lead the U.S. Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable team and activities. This role will drive continuous improvement and implement best practices. This position interacts on a regular basis with upper management and external customers as well as other internal customer departments to integrate solutions that meet the company’s goals both financially and operationally.


·      Leads the U.S. shared services functions, such as invoice processing, disbursements, employee expense reimbursements, credit and collections.


·      Ensures proper posting of revenue and expenses to the general ledger in the appropriate period.


·      Ensures strong working capital management, continually improving processes around collections, vendor payments and monitoring discount opportunities.


·      Develop, maintain and enforce policies and procedures for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.


·      Provide quality customer service to vendors and customers to maintain beneficial relationships.


·      Coordinates Supply Chain Financing with Treasury and ensures proper processing and monitoring of vendors enrolled in the program.


·      Ensure governmental compliance issues including 1099’s.


·      Works with internal and external auditors to complete annual or ad hoc audit/tax reporting.


·      Develop and/or review ad hoc schedules for planning and decision making, and assist with special projects as necessary.


·      Collaborate with team members from various groups including Product Management, HR, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, and Operations in order to improve processes and provide sound financial analysis leading to margin enhancement opportunities.


·      Drive process improvement by proactively seeking opportunities to improve, must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.


·      Provides coaching for team, competency training, and tools for ultimate accomplishment of objectives.


·      Ensures that the Company’s financial reputation is maintained. Insists on appropriate levels of confidentiality within the department and exhibits the highest degree of personal and professional integrity at all times, consistent with the Company’s Core Values.

Required Qualifications


·      Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting


·      7+ years of progressive experience in shared service related processes, of which 5+ years of supervisory experience


·      Extensive knowledge in payables and receivables systems and best practices


·      Extensive knowledge of receivables, payables, purchasing, treasury, and general ledger processes and procedures


·      Banking knowledge required


·      Hands-on experience in multi-entity international environment


·      Strong working knowledge of IFRS preferred.


·      Superior verbal/written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.


·      Management skills with the ability to effectively motivate, train and mentor others.


·      Entrepreneurial spirit, seeking to challenge the status quo.


·      Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.


·      Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing environments.


·      Initiative, strategic thinking, sound reasoning, business acumen, and analytical skills.


·      Experience with ERP (Aptean Ross, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP, SAP Concur preferred).


 


Required Qualifications :

 


Required Qualifications


·      Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting


·      7+ years of progressive experience in shared service related processes, of which 5+ years of supervisory experience


·      Extensive knowledge in payables and receivables systems and best practices


·      Extensive knowledge of receivables, payables, purchasing, treasury, and general ledger processes and procedures


·      Banking knowledge required


·      Hands-on experience in multi-entity international environment


·      Strong working knowledge of IFRS preferred.


·      Superior verbal/written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.


·      Management skills with the ability to effectively motivate, train and mentor others.


·      Entrepreneurial spirit, seeking to challenge the status quo.


·      Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.


·      Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing environments.


·      Initiative, strategic thinking, sound reasoning, business acumen, and analytical skills.


·      Experience with ERP (Aptean Ross, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP, SAP Concur preferred).


 


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accounting Lead Leadership Supervisor
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