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About the Role
The Financial Systems and Management Reporting (FSMR) team is responsible for global financial support in four main areas: Global Financial Operations (GFO), Financial Management Accounting (FMA), Tax and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A). The team covers everything from back-office functions like payroll and customer billing to tax compliance and budget forecasting. We are looking for someone with SAP and finance process experience to join our Financial Systems and Management Reporting function (FSMR) within the Global Controller's organization. Following Dow Jones implementation of SAP S/4 HANA, this team's focus is on day-to-day system management supporting the Finance department, delivering a range of system enhancement initiatives and developing our management reporting capabilities on the new platform. You will be the liaison between the business and technology teams as we collaborate to enhance systems and operating procedures, manage configurations, develop best practice processes and deliver future enhancements. You will be based in Princeton, New Jersey reporting to the Manager, FMA, FSMR.
Perform recurring tasks to support the monthly Close, Outlook and the annual Budget/LRP processes.
Produce relevant financial data for the quarterly and annual Budget presentations.
Develop ad-hoc reports in BI Launchpad to support the monthly Close, Outlook and the annual Budget/LRP processes.
Interact and collaborate with IT counterparts for all master data, management reporting and Financial system needs.
Configure and maintain revaluation, translation, eliminations, fringe accrual and allocations which are required in the monthly Financial Close, Outlook and the annual Budget/LRP processes.
Perform all necessary user acceptance testing in QA environment.
Participate in various financial system enhancement initiatives.
Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting (strongly preferred). CPA or CMA is a plus.
Relevant reporting/data management experience of 1-2 years.
Planning and organizational skills with attention to detail, and experience in business process development..
Ability to manage competing priorities under tight deadlines with high focus on timeliness and accuracy of all reporting.
High degree of proficiency in PC/computer skills including experience with several financial applications and reporting tools. This includes Excel (can perform complex functions) , Word and PowerPoint.
SAP S4/HANA and TM1 financial systems experience (preferred).
Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
Family Care Benefits
Commuter Transit Program
Employee Referral Program
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Business Area: FINANCE
Job Category: Finance
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Req ID: 39012