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A2R Asset & Inventory, Cash & ICO Accountant

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Brazil  Sao Paulo, Brazil
Finance/Accounting, English

Job Description:


Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent disease through our vaccines and provide innovative treatments to combat pain and alleviate suffering. We are on the side of the few who live with illnesses and the millions who deal with chronic illnesses.

Would you like to change the lives of patients? Are you prepared to use your excellent baggage and ability to deal with people? Is innovation part of the way you work? Do you have passion for transformation and change?

In this Position

You will have the chance to play a key role ensuring for CHC A2R GL accounting process at local level.

The purpose of this role is to supervise and execute:
* Monthly closing and reporting activities as per group timetable
* Assets and inventory accounting services
* Cash accounting services
* ICO accounting services
* A2R Master Data Management services
* Address operational issues and follow through to resolution in an effective and timely manner
* Perform operational KPIs and compliance with CHC policies and guidelines
* Supervise team of junior accountants if corresponds
* Drive continuous improvement

Main responsibilities:
- Deliver GL accounting, closing and reporting services in respective area of accounting to CHC GBS within perimeter
* Perform closing procedures on time according to closing calendar
* Define and drive accounting, process and systems changes operationally and facilitate A2R service delivery
* Ensure all automatic postings have been booked, all recurring and non-recurring items in area of responsibility are collected, accounts reconciled and Manual Journal Entries (MJE) booked
* Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis
* Support closing and reporting team with other closing activities at closing peaks
* Support internal and external audits
* Assets and inventory accounting services: Participate in different activities relating to fixed asset and inventory life cycle; Perform the recording & booking activities; Perform assets (including tangible, intangible, finance, leases under IFRS 16) depreciation and valuation, and month end reporting; Contribute to inventory costing and valuation and calculate inventory depreciation; Contribute to periodic reviews of assets and inventory impairment follow-up; Contribute to month end closure relating to fixed assets and inventory and prepare related reporting; Coordinate stock-count activities

- Cash accounting services
* Clear transitory accounts
* Perform bank reconciliations and related adjustments
* Perform booking of transactions relating to financial instruments, debts and loans
* Perform calculation of Forex net positions
* Contribute to month end closure relating to cash accounting and prepare related reporting

- ICO accounting services
* Perform the accounting and month-end reporting of intercompany accounts, including support of MARCO activities

- A2R Master Data Management
* Manage A2R Master Data (PCoA, FA, ICO)

- Ensure compliance of processes, transactions and reports with CHC/Corporate accounting policies, internal control guidelines and audit / SOX requirements
* Contribute to A2R Core Model process knowledge (Level 6/7) relating to GL monthly closing, reporting and tax services
* Execute operational KPIs and pro-actively alert execution issues
* Supervise and coach the team if apply: Provide expertise and coaching; Contribute to resource allocation for effective and efficient delivery; Demonstrate values of CHC business and culture of internal client.

- Contribute to development of Process vision, strategy and objectives defined globally
* Gather and apply best practice to process
* Support benchmarking activities
* Contribute to implementation of policies and procedures governing processes
* Provide process expertise to relevant stakeholders as required and when needed
* Contribute to review ITS tool and make proposal to improve, reduce # tools when needed
* Improve user experience to perform their job more efficiently

- Ensure Compliance and Internal Control/ SOX standards are met.

- Maintain the knowledge and comply with the principles of Ethics and Integrity, Sanofi's policies and codes of conduct that regulate the pharmaceutical market.

- Comply with and promote Sanofi's Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) policies, with the objective of preventing accidents from occurring, avoiding health risks, promoting the well-being of employees and reducing the environmental impacts resulted from the execution of activities of work.

- Support Sanofi's Diversity and Inclusion strategy and initiatives to ensure that all employees and partners are treated with respect and are given equal opportunities.

Your Experience: To be successful in this position, we need candidates with the following requirements
* Degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics or equivalent

* Experience & knowledge: To succeed in this position, it is necessary to:

* Experience in closing and reporting preferably in an international multicultural environment.
* Good knowledge of IFRS and local GAAPs
* Hands on expertise in GL accounting, closing & reporting processes and activities
* Strong deductive and analytical skills
* Hands on knowledge of SAP ERP and other accounting applications
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office and expertise of MS Excel
* Ability to interact with internal and external clients in a professional manner
* Team player, able to work collaboratively transversally and with A2R front line teams with an end to end mindset
* Attentive to customer needs and feedback
* Ability to organize, prioritize and structure the tasks for oneself and direct reports
* Attentive to detail and works with precision
* Action oriented, delivery driven, change agent
* Transversal mindset and ability to work across processes, geographies, languages, cultures, business maturity levels

* Languages: Fluent in English

* Competencies: Personnel Management, Results Orientation, Transversal Cooperation, Customer Orientation, etc.

What makes this position unique?
* Excellent work environment
* Career plan
* Leading pharmaceutical company

Benefits of this position
* Opportunity to work on projects
* Work in a first-line company with End to end processes
* Deepen experience in managing SAP4 / HANA


*Sanofi is a company that believes in equal opportunities. We want to reflect the diversity of our communities, being and doing our best every day to transform the practice of medicine. With more than 100,000 people in 90 countries, Sanofi is turning scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the world. All of our positions consider people with disabilities and all qualified candidates will be considered for our positions.


At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all

Source: Company website
Posted on: 26 Nov 2021
Industry: Health Care
Languages: English
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