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Global Process Owner, Record To Report


New York, NY 09-30-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Global Process Owner, Record to Report (R2R)

The Global Process Owner, Record to Report (R2R) will be responsible for and mandated to drive the Global R2R enterprise strategy, which will initially focus on supporting the Global Finance Operations Transformation (GFOT) program to implement a new global R2R operating model in close partnership with the senior Corporate and Business Unit stakeholders.

Below are some of the key areas of focus and responsibilities for this role:

• Support design and implementation of Global Finance Operations Transformation program
• Ensure optimal use and adaptation of ERP / enabling technologies; owning the Technology Roadmap in partnership with Finance Stakeholders and IT

Continuous Improvement:
• Support identification and prioritisation of Continuous Improvements impacting the Global processes

Standards & Controls:
• Design people, process, and technology standards for end-to-end process at Enterprise level
• Establish and maintain an appropriate accounting control environment within Finance operation

Policies & Procedures:
• Ensure development and implementation of accounting standards that support the business needs
• Provide Advisory, Reporting & Compliance (ARC) with input into key accounting policies
• Develop and maintain accurate operational procedures

• ​Design & implement master data governance across end-to-end process
• Work with key stakeholders across the process, to ensure the process is ''fit for purpose''
• Assist stakeholders in the resolution of complex or non-routine issues

• Work with stakeholders across the end to end process, to review staff activities and provide the support needed to ensure appropriate quality and staff productivity
• Provide input into the performance process including reviews and staff development

• Set performance targets and Service Level Agreement thresholds
• Secure the appropriate budget for Transformation / Improvement initiatives across the end-to-end process
• End state, manage Transformation/Improvement budget across the end-to-end process & deliver associated benefits

BPO Management:
• Support the Service Delivery Team (Captive) in managing the relationship with the BPO Provider.

2020/2021 key deliverables and areas of focus:
• Review existing R2R landscape across NBCU and engage with key stakeholders
• Support the GFOT program in the detailed process and organisational design phase, which will include development of enterprise standards, policies and operating model design
• Support the GFOT program as we transition to the new model, ensuring adherence to the enterprise standards and policies agreed in the design phase
• Partner with key stakeholders in Finance and IT on the Global R2R technology roadmap.


Work Experience:
• 8+ years' experience in R2R environment including managerial positions of increasing responsibilities, ideally in a GPO position
• Leadership experience within an outsourced or shared services R2R function
• Ideally experience of implementing technology solutions within the R2R area
• Thorough understanding of accounting controls, with deep experience in R2R processes
• Significant experience and use of ERP software (SAP) and supporting R2R technology
• Entertainment industry preferred

Education or Certification:
• BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
• CPA or MBA desirable

Desired Characteristics
• Proven ability to implement business process changes to improve operating efficiencies
• Executive presence, ability to interact with executives at high levels to resolve issues or effect changes
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to interface with all levels of management and customers
• Ability to drive change and influence within a matrixed and decentralized operating model
• Ability to lead a remote function or team
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills