(not restricted to):
oCollaborate with local
accounting teams for activates not covered by the GAC (non-GAC activity) to
ensure timely completion of month end close activities is timely and effective
oStay informed of monthly close progress,
risks and issues for non-GAC locations
oEnsure completion of month end
close accounting quality reviews for Non-GAC locations, which includes control
account checks at entity level and correcting journal entries.
Trial Balance Oversight
oEnforce overall balance sheet
quality standards. This includes ensuring correct account usage, reconciling
item resolution and timely clearing of aged deferred items.
oMonitor risk and issue log for
all entities. Ensure timely reporting of all known risks, including steps to
resolve. Verify action plans are completed timely. Follow up on previously
agreed CAPs (Corrective Action Plans).
oIdentify, communicate and
resolve pervasive accounting risks within Non-GAC locations
oLiaise between UPS stakeholders
and Non-GAC locations to fulfil information requests and answer ongoing
questions such as but not limited to non-recurring material adjustments
coordination, legal contingencies reviews or bad debt studies.
oEnsure inquiries from other
groups and departments are responded to in a timely manner
oCommunicate and verify
compliance with UPS Accounting Policies and Procedures
oMaintain inventory of all
Non-GAC activities, responsibilities, and deliverables
Special Projects, Migrations & Acquisitions
oSupport all Corporate and
Region initiated accounting projects for Non-GAC locations (e.g., fixed asset redesign,
payroll accounting redesign)
oSupport the coordination of
future migrations into the GAC and the BPP (Business Process Partner – a 3rd
party vendor providing accounting services to UPS) working with multiple
stakeholders and business process owners.
oSupport identification of and
sizing of in-scope R2R activities as part of migration efforts.
oWork with cross functional
teams and special project teams to support accounting processes for new
acquisitions as required.
●Minimum of 3 years of finance
and accounting experience across multiple RTR processes
●Minimum of 1 year of relevant
experience leading projects and/or teams in an environment with tight deadlines
●Experience working with
cross-cultural teams and/or managing vendor relationships
●Bachelor’s degree or
equivalent from an accredited university in an accounting or finance
●Strong knowledge of end-to-end
●Ability to manage multiple projects and
initiatives in their entirety, while tracking and reporting progression
●Ability and willingness to travel
internationally if required.
●MBA or graduate degree in finance or accounting
●Qualified or partly qualified accountant (ACA,
ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)