Sr. Accountant

  • Location
    Chesterfield , Missouri
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job type

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Accountant 4 role in Chesterfield, MO! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

Contract Length:6 months (possible temp to perm)
Pay Rate: $52.00/hour
Full time 40 hours/week

- Ideal candidate will have experience working with Master Data and knowledge of working with Master Data.
- CPG background also works well with this position if the candidate has a good understanding of master data
- strong technical skills - excel, access database experience
- Preferred to have finance background or degree
- Bachelor's degree preferred but not required for a candidate who has a lot of experience
- looking for a motivated, go-getter who is organized, hardworking and professional.
- Target companies who also work with consumer product goods in the St. Louis Area, such as: Anheuser Busch, Bunge North America Position Summary

This position is responsible for assuring the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of one or more critical master data on SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems. Critical master data encompasses finished goods, non-finished goods, customer master, customer pricing, affiliate pricing and EDI for specific Personal Care value streams, LATAM distributors, and affiliate customers. As a “user/content expert”, a colleague in this position may perform analysis and testing of various critical master data and programming options and be accountable for associated daily operational processes and functions. This involves the ability to effectively communicate the related implications of the various options on multiple integrated systems, interfaces, and processes. This position participates on cross-functional teams and drives process improvements.

Universal Accountabilities

• Acts as primary liaison with other master data teams for issues relating to the impacts of critical master data.
• Prepares, maintains, communicates and enforces policies and procedures documents for relevant master data processes and functions.
• Acts as process expert based on proficient understanding of specific system interfaces and data flows and the implications for other systems, applications or processes.
• Maintains confidentiality of privileged information stored on enterprise computing systems.
• Provides coaching and training on technical and process-related matters as required.
• Identifies opportunities and leads or actively participates in process improvement initiatives.
• Takes responsibility for personal development and continuing education.

Specific Accountabilities

Customer Master
• Manages the set-up and maintenance of all Customer Master and related EDI configuration data, and pricing (customer-specific or program driven) for the Personal Care US and Canada customer base, 3rd party foreign customers, LATAM distributors, and affiliate customers in SAP PRIME.
• Manages the timely and accurate daily operational critical business process flows of the transmission and receipt of all inbound and outbound EDI transaction sets.
• Manages and maintains all Customer Master, EDI configuration and Pricing condition data with SAP PRIME, factoring in any implications for hard copy vs. EDI invoice customers, etc.
• Facilitates and/or performs extensive testing of all pricing conditions and rules for all customer-specific and marketing programs while maintaining expertise in impacts of concurrent programs.
• Leads execution activities on pricing actions (increases/decreases).
• Maintains expertise in the proper programming and configuration of all complex customer-specific or properly approved exception-based invoicing formats and requirements.
• Coordinates execution of all required tasks for each transaction (set-up, testing, and implementation) Acts as primary contact for all new EDI transaction set-up or modification requests, responsible for driving and facilitating the entire set-up, testing and implementation process for each transaction by coordinating the execution of all required tasks by all stakeholders, including 3rd party service providers, customers, IT technical resources, and customer teams.
• Reviews, addresses, and resolves all issues received via eConcierge on customer master, customer pricing, or EDI transactions.
• Monitors critical business process/data flows, batch controls and systems connectivity, as well as the timely generation, posting and communication of reports utilized for daily operations management. Examples include, but are not limited to: Billings Due, Master Data Quality Control, ZEDPAR issues, other EDI transaction failures, EDI metrics, etc.
• Manages and supports PLATO (Demantra trade promotion management) application including, but not limited to, the management of all relevant accrual rates, customer specific accrual/balance adjustments and check voiding.
• Provides data and reports not available to all users upon request, such as EDI raw data, and assists them in identifying and obtaining necessary data for analysis.
• May also perform additional duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 5+ years master data experience – SAP preferred
• 3+ years of relevant experience with Consumer Goods company
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with various functional groups within the organization and external customers
• Strong results focus and goal achievement skills
• Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment and lead teams in problem solving
• Ability to work under pressure and use good judgment
• Proven leadership skills
• Strong work-organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to prioritize workload
• Strong analytical skills
• Microsoft Office tools experience to include Excel, Word, SharePoint, and PowerPoint
• Knowledge of order management, EDI, reporting, and pricing/invoicing applications
Preferred Skills and Experience
• Training and coaching experience
• Previous work experience in one or more of the areas listed below:
o Order management, EDI, reporting or pricing/invoicing applications
o MDG (master data governance) tools and processes
o Finance or Accounting

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