Senior Manager GBS Controlling & Reporting Process Management

Porto | Portugal | Accounting & Finance

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Support definition, mapping, documenting and improvement of Controlling & Reporting processes throughout the company. Manage innovation, digitalization and automation of processes to increase process efficiency, effectiveness, maturity and quality. Establish globally aligned process management procedures, measurements and tools. Support the governance and compliance related to the global Controlling & Reporting processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate the usage of global templates, guidelines and procedures for Controlling & Reporting process mapping and management
  • Implement Controlling & Reporting process mapping and management activities to establish standardized process definitions and process ownership
  • Initiate and manage evaluation and analysis of Controlling & Reporting process improvement demand and standardization opportunities
  • Keep global Controlling & Reporting process repository updated
  • Develop a consistent approach to analyze and measure Controlling & Reporting processes to create transparency about process efficiency, quality and customer satisfaction
  • Train and upskill Controlling & Reporting process owners and experts in definition and documentation of business processes, as well as in measurement of process efficiency and quality
  • Participate in regular information exchange and feedback sessions within GBS and the global Finance organization, as well as with external parties

    Key Relationships:

  • Global Finance organization
  • Finance Directors of markets
  • Corporate Solutions
  • Other GBS functions
  • Finance Business Partners
  • Finance Strategy Office & PMO
  • IT
  • Internal & Corporate Communications
  • Data Protection Officer and legal departments
  • External consultants and service providers

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate complex subject matters to multiple levels of recipients
  • Team player mentality and ability to work with others
  • Ability to influence others and move towards a common vision or goal
  • Hands-on mentality and analytical, target oriented work style
  • Ability and willingness to travel globally if requested

    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University Degree or Equivalent (MBA, Diploma, BA, etc.)  
  • 5-8 years of work experience, involving process management or process improvement
  • Experience in process design and process mapping, ideally within Human Resources and Shared Services
  • Familiarity with project management and lean six sigma approaches, tools and phases of project lifecycle
  • Experience with RPA and digital transformation
  • Experience in meeting planning and facilitation of physical and virtual workshops in a global working environment
  • Excellent command of English
  • Excellent knowledge of process documentation tools (e.g. ARIS, Visio) and MS-Office applications

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Senior Manager GBS Controlling & Reporting Process Management
Team Accounting & Finance
Brand adidas
Location Porto
Country Portugal
Number 181258
Position Type Full time
Date Aug-09, 2018
Relocation yes

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