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MGR I ACCOUNTING

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Accounting Teams develop, implement and/or maintain one or more accounting systems: Journal entries, General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Revenue Reconciliation, Cash Flows, etc. in accordance with GAAP policies and procedures. They also design operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency.

What your background should look like:

Competencies

Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

Position:

This position will report to the S2P Process Delivery Lead and lead S2P teams in the planning, management and delivery of in scope processes including Invoice Processing, Payment Processing, Vendor and Travel and expense. Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage S2P teams. Ensure quality and efficiency of work produced. Hold regular meetings, coach and mentor team, recognize key employees.
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert for S2P related topics
  • Support migration of S2P processes from countries throughout the Americas to San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Managing Cap Gemini, lead/participate ops calls, reviewing CG metrics and be point of escalations
  • Ensure proper processing of vendor payments. Maintain communication with vendors and banks.
  • Ensure compliance with tax and other statutory requirements of the local markets
  • Coordinate S2P month end close activities and AP reporting
  • Coordinate with local Process Delivery Lead, Finance Controllers/Directors to identify and address any unresolved issues in a timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain scorecards and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to manage the performance of the department
  • Appropriately manage and escalate issues with service delivery
  • Perform regular performance evaluations of staff members
  • Identify and contribute to continuous improvement and change initiatives within the S2P function, ensuring that improvements are incorporated in the work routine. Form strong collaborative relationship with Global Process Owners.
  • Ensure robust compliance environment with applicable policies, procedures and processes
  • Ensure fulfillment of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Service Level agreements (SLAs), continuously improving on performance benchmarks,
  • Proactively monitor and operate a robust SOX and internal control environment
  • Build strong relationship with key stakeholders
  • Coordinate team meetings and ensure constant communication within the team

 

Experience:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in a financial shared service center supporting multiple countries / business units, people management experience
  • Diversified Industrial Products/Manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • Prior experience in managing S2P functions in a shared services environment
  • Deep understanding of end to end S2P processes and associated technology platforms
  • Ability to work in culturally diverse teams with many levels of personnel

 

Knowledge:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance / Accounting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in English
  • Strong accounting background
  • Excellent analytical skill. Ability to identify and resolve problems.
  • Well-developed management and leadership skills

 

Leadership Attributes:

  • Ethics and Integrity: Adheres to a set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; Practices what he/she preaches; Is widely trusted; Keeps confidences; Admits mistakes; Doesn’t misrepresent self or others for personal gain; Doesn’t shrink from personal responsibility
  • Organizational Agility: Developing the ability to maneuver effectively through complex organizational situations; Learning how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network
  • Business Partnership: Contributes to the creation and execution of the company/segment/BU strategy; Learning to drive business performance and value creation by providing business insights
  • Decision Quality: Developing the ability to read situations quickly; Makes good decisions and exercises good judgement based on objective analysis, Wisdom gained from experience and key stakeholder input; Sought out by others for advice and solutions
  • Enterprise Leadership: Developing the ability to balance the goals of the segment/BU along with the broader interests and priorities of the enterprise; Acts in the best interest of TE, not just the segment/BU
  • Communication and Interpersonal Savvy: Developing strong oral and written communication skills; Good at informing on important matters; Expresses herself/himself clearly and succinctly; Knows when to be direct as well as diplomatic; Embraces diversity and relates well to employees at all levels of the organization
  • Composure and Personal Resilience: Exhibits calmness under pressure; Does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; Handles stress with dignity and grace
  • Talent Development: Is a good judge of talent; Deals effectively with challenging personnel situations
  • Followership: Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; Can motivate and align team members and peers around a common vision of the future; Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; Shares wins and successes; Fosters open dialogue
  • Command Skills: Developing the ability to take unpopular stands if necessary; Faces adversity head on; Energized by tough challenges
  • Problem Solving: Innovative and thoughtful in solving difficult problems with effective solutions; Probes all fruitful sources for answers; Looks beyond the obvious
  • Self-Awareness & Development: Understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; Picks up on the need to change; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve himself/herself
Location: 

Escazú, SJ, CR, 10202

City:  Escazú
State:  SJ
Country/Region:  CR
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  91508
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Finance & Accounting


Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounting, Manager, Finance, Management

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