The primary regional functional and technical expert concerning the general ledger.
A resource for country controllers concerning technical and/or process issues that are related to the general ledger.
Provides liaison between the country controllers and App IT for technical issues, setups, and upgrades.
The premier driver in the region for global consistency for GL processes.
Provides recommendations to the GL Divisional Process Owner (DPO) or other module GPOs for process changes or technical enhancements.
Understand and assessing local reporting requirements. The DFE needs to be able to articulate how these requests can be met with either standard reports, other tools (Discover, SEBL analytics), or through an enhancement.
A resource for the line of business in determining if a process change or requirement will have some sort of implications to the general ledger.
Assisting the controllers in assessing SOX process issues and providing suggestions in resolving.
Resolves country issues within the constraint of the global standards and functionality.
Works closely with the Consolidations group concerning submission of Country files, GIFTS, and segment changes. Identify and resolve related issues between the Controllers organization and Consolidations.
Works closely with the FP&A group concerning country setups; and assists in any discrepancies that may exist due to setups or process such as discrepancies between Actuals and Local Actuals.
Participate in workshops and reviews of divisional document concerning acquisitions, e.g. the use of GIFTS for the transfer of an acquired companys balances.
Communicates regionally the plans and procedures on the global approach to acquisitions. Additionally, during the integration the DFE is a resource for the controller's organization in getting tasks accomplished.
Assist implementation teams with scheduling priorities.
Prioritize regional requirements / issues and escalates process requirements to DPO.
Assist controllers with month end and quarter ends close issues that are technical in nature as it relates to the general ledger, e.g. system performance, segment changes, consolidations (downloads), posting and/or issues related to interfaces.
Provide training concerning processes and/ or gl technical functionality.
Testing coordinator: Coordinates and participate in required local testing (UAT) for upgrades or patches.
Drive process improvement with a clear understanding of possible incorporation of regional constraints that do not inhibit global standardization.
Performs responsibility audits for any general ledger responsibility with setup
Responsible for running month end extracts for the Balance Sheet Scorecards and granting, modifying, or deleting appropriate user access.
Escalating GL issues on the behalf of local countries and specific region
Works very closely with the Apps ITs general ledger Global Application Owner (GAO)
Ensuring that regions adhere to global processes
Addressing ad hoc email queries concerning questions and issues with the GL.
Handling Ad hoc calls for clarification on standard processes or possible exceptions
Challenging, assessing, and clarifying requests for setups (accounts, cost center, Lobs, company codes, SOBs) and/or process changes.
Attend meeting & calls that have global or regional implications with the GL module
Provides the first line assessment for service request handling. The DFEs should assess whether an SR is a training issue, process issues, or technical issues. Based on their assessment get the SR direct to the appropriate parties for resolution.
Knowledge in GL and Intercompany module setups, testings of all GL and Intercompany functionalities(ERP module functionalities)
EPM side person should be having experience in Financial Consolidation and Close(FCCs) and Data Visualization(DV) and Narative Reporting(NV) tools.
- Experience 4-9 year(s)
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