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Senior Analyst GL Closing and Reporting

Bogota, New Jersey, United States
Closing date
Feb 15, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Analyst GL Closing and Reporting

* Ubicación: Bogotá, Colombia
* Tipo de empleo: Permanente, Tiempo completo

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Sanofi Global Services Bogota Hub was established and joined the Sanofi Global Services Hub Network in 2022 to support Sanofi Americas region with best-in-class finance and human resources services with the addition of transversal expertise to manage complex projects and changes, as well as build continuous improvement, automation, and process enhancements. Our continuously growing team of talented Sanofians is developing and innovating to enhance Sanofi's services and contribute to the mission of chasing the miracles of science.

Sanofi Business Services (SBS), one of the 4 pillars of Sanofi's Business Transformation organization, is setting up a new captive Business Services Centre in Bogotá to provide Finance & Accounting (Account-to-Report, Customer-Invoicing-to-Cash) as well as Employee oriented (Employee Experience) services.

With respect to Account to Report (A2R) the Business Services center will be covering the following areas of the process:

* Assets Management
* Tax and Interco accounting
* Treasury accounting
* GL accounts closing and reporting

The purpose of this role is to:

* Deliver GL monthly closing & reporting services to SBS USA and Latin America (except Brasil) as per their respective Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
* Perform monthly closing activities as per Group timetable
* Prepare management, tax, legal and statutory reporting at Group and country levels
* Address operational issues and follow through to resolution in an effective and timely manner
* Deliver operational KPIs and comply with Sanofi policies and guidelines
* Participate in continuous improvement initiatives

The Senior Closing & Reporting Accountant reports to A2R Closing & Reporting Lead and works closely with Finance (Controlling, Treasury, Tax, Internal Control...), other SBS departments, Customer Service and the A2R team.

Principales Responsabilidades:


* Deliver GL monthly closing & reporting services to SBS.
* Review interfaces that generate automatic postings to ensure that they have been correctly booked, AR & AP sub-ledgers are closed and close Balance Sheet and P&L accounts.
* Request & collect all recurring and non-recurring items, reconcile accounts, and post Manual Journal Entries (MJE)
* Prepare management, tax, legal and statutory reporting at Group and country levels.
* Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis.
* Contribute to business reviews
* Execute in compliance of processes, transactions and reports with Sanofi accounting policies, internal control guidelines and audit / SOX requirements.
* Complete all activities as per the global Core Model and operational KPIs.
* Develop expert level knowledge of the activities in scope as well as local knowledge of entities in scope and become a super-user.
* Pro-actively anticipate operational issues and coach junior analysts.
* Build, document, and transfer A2R Core Model process knowledge (Level 6/7) relating to GL monthly closure and reporting activities.

Continous improvement

* Identify process improvement opportunities through elimination of redundant activities.
* Participate in process automation initiatives and ensure seamless adoption and transition.

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* Good and proven experience in GL accounting preferably in an international multicultural environment (essential)
* Solid knowledge of IFRS (essential)
* Knowledge of IFRS and local GAAPs (essential)
* Hands on expertise in GL accounting, closing & reporting processes and activities (essential)
* Knowledge of GL accounting and reporting (essential)
* Experience in working within a Business Services organization (advantageous)
* Good business acumen (advantageous)
* Strong problem solving, deductive and analytical skills (advantageous)



* Ability to interact with internal and external clients in a professional manner (essential)
* Team player, able to work collaboratively transversally and with A2R front line teams with an end to end mindset (essential)
* Good communication skills (advantageous)
* Attentive to customer needs and feedback (advantageous)
* Experience in closing and reporting (essential


* Ability to organize, prioritize and structure the tasks for oneself and direct reports (essential)
* Attentive to detail and works with precision (advantageous)
* Action oriented, delivery driven, change agent (advantageous)
* Role model / coach to junior analysts (advantageous)

Habilidades técnicas:

* Hands-on experience of SAP FICO (essential) and other accounting related IT tools (e.g. Trintech Cadency) (advantageous)
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office and expertise of MS Excel (essential)


* Graduate degree in accounting (essential)


* Fluent in English (essential)
* Knowledge of other European languages (advantageous)

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