2023 will see Sandoz become a standalone organization! As a global market leader in Generics and Biosimilar medicine, Sandoz is stepping forward from a position of strength! Those joining Sandoz in the coming months will help shape the future of the company, its growth, innovation, culture and how Sandoz impacts the lives of millions. These will be careers with genuine impact! This is one such role!
Are you ready to make a difference?
The Financial Reporting and Accounting Specialist Order to Cash(O2C) provides quality services to Sandoz entities, securing company assets by applying tight controls in the financial transactions, by applying proper actions to identify and solve disputes, as well as manage and collect receivables
This role ensures that systems, documentation, compliance, and reporting are in place and actively contributes continuous improvement projects to provide highly effective and efficient end-to-end processes to Sandoz.
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Actively supports Sandoz working style by being inclusive, proactive, respectful, and results driven in alignment with Sandoz values and behaviors
Acts service oriented to enable service lines to deliver a high-performing organization and contributes to derive to improvements/standard solutions while cultivating customer service focus culture
Collaborates with local entity, GSC, and 3rd parties to provide a seamless service.
Supports continuous improvements and process changes towards efficient and effective processes
Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for related policies and processes
Supports the measurement and delivery of service levels and SLA/KPI targets
Support measurement and delivery of services levels and cash flow targets
Correspond timely to internal and external inquires
Perform regular customer statement reviews, make balance reconciliations, help identify priorities and facilitate payment clearing against invoices
Analyze blocked sales orders and put in place actions to properly manage credit risk either keeping on hold and following up with customers and customer service or release them in compliance with policies and procedure
Support to solve customer disputes giving customer background or payment history
Help to find out root causes behind unusual trend of blocked orders or overdue
Support the calculation and continuously monitoring of credit lines
Perform regular customer statement reviews, make balance reconciliations, help identify priorities and facilitate clear payments against invoices
Ensure resolution of customer disputes following processes agreed with O2C leader and countries, always in respect of Novartis Values and Behaviors
Ensures all processes, policies and procedures are clearly defined, fully documented
Ensures compliance with Novartis Accounting Manual (NAM), Novartis Financial Controls Manual (NFCM) and regulatory requirements
Ensures application of agreed Sandoz control procedures and actively supports to deliver SOX or equivalent certification
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.
What you’ll bring to the role:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance
CPA or Chartered Accountant is preferred
Advanced Degree in Accounting and/or Finance is preferred
Languages: English and Dutch competent
Experience and Skills:
Minimum of 3+ year(s’) accounting experience, preferably in Big 4 public accounting, healthcare industry or large corporation with shared service concept
SAP knowledge is preferred
Preferably experience working with a Shared Service Center
Project management skills with focus on driving performance and productivity
Analytical mindset and ability to understand situations, interdependencies, and challenges in a holistic way
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Flexible and reacts to changes promptly and efficiently
High cultural awareness to be able to manage, inspire and lead diverse teams
Proactive, result orientated and with a strong customer centric attitude
Strong continuous improvement mindset
Interest to learn, explore and develop within the given role
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.
How will we do this? We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what’s possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could achieve here at Sandoz!
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