AGC Glass Europe, a European leader in flat glass
Based in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), AGC Glass Europe produces, processes and distributes flat glass for the construction (external glazing and interior decorative glass), the automotive (original & replacement glass) and the solar sectors. It is the European branch of AGC Glass, the world's largest producer of flat glass.
Its baseline "Glass Unlimited" reflects the possibilities offered by:
• glass as a material to meet a growing variety of needs (comfort, energy control, health & safety, aesthetics, sustainability);
• innovation in products and processes, derived from continuous research in advanced glass technology;
• over 100 sites throughout Europe, from Spain to Russia;
• a worldwide marketing network;
• its 16,000 employees focused on the Customer.
In the frame of the Finance Business transformation, AGC decided to pursue centralization of accounting function for the General Ledger and Tax activities on top of the Accounts Payables, Bank integrations & reconciliation already in place.
Within the Business Process Owner (BPO) Organization, the candidate will support the transformation of the Finance and accounting organization.
As R2R Process Expert, he/she will support our Building/Industrial and Automotive Business Divisions in the record to report process.
He/She will be responsible for the R2R process design & optimization and the process performance.
This includes the accountability for the end to end R2R process design, actively working with the SSC and Local/Country General Ledger & Tax Management.
Processes description :
General Ledger processes & and reconciliation with sub-ledgers;
Chart of Accounts and related Master data;
Journal entries and accruals;
Payroll data integration in finance;
Month-end closing operations;
Statutory and corporate reporting;
The Role / Job :
Main responsibilities :
Design and optimize of the R2R process;
Implement the standardized R2R processes in the Shared Services and Country Accounting organizations;
Define the Standard Operation Procedure in line with our management reporting standard (IFRS);
Participate to, and lead IFRS implementation;
Set-up Key Performance Indicators to measure the efficiency, identify potential improvements; be transparent towards our internal customers;
Lead and work on the continuous improvements in close cooperation with our internal customers and theSSC;
Interaction with :
R2R Business Process Owner;
Shared Services Center R2R Manager;
R2R Key Users;
Other Business Process Owners, Experts
IT Finance team;
Project Steering Committee
Deliver result / solve issues by creating consensus that leads to decision making;
Key role in the change management; job role definition (RACI)
Train the trainer / prepare the training materials and provide the training;
Support users during testing.
Education and Experience :
Bachelor’ degree in Accounting or Master in Economics / University degree in economics;
Solid experience in IFRS related work, by preference in industrial sector;
5 year experience in similar function;
Demonstrated experience in Process Design (APQC) and being able to drive the continuous improvements;
Strong in project management and multi-tasking; keeping his/her promises in defined deadlines;
Change agent for deploying rules, procedures defined in line with the standardized processes;
Ability to translate complex topics into clear, comprehensible communication to a broad audience;
Ambitious, driven and client focused;
Conceptual thinking and pragmatic approach;
Good in verbal & written communication skills in different geographical areas;
Candidate will travel up to 20%
Computer Skills :
SAP Finance (GL, AP, AR, AA, PS)
Microsoft Office tools, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
Use of Process Design tools
Language skills :
Good command of EN/FR/NL both in writing and speaking
Are you ready to sign "Glass Unlimited" ?
Location : AGC, Louvain La Neuve Office