General Accountability :
The IFS department is responsible for the financial reporting systems and processes that support total company
reporting. This position helps to ensure that the Company’s general ledger and financial reporting tools are
reliable, accessible and stable, that structures appropriately reflect business requirements, and that controls are
in place to support the end-to-end process for all IFS applications.
The incumbent will be part of the Financial / Treasury Processes team working on projects involving new or
existing applications and processes. Their primary responsibility is to ensure system solutions and related
processes support overall company objectives and ensure the integrity and quality of financial data. This
involves vendor / in-house application deployment, enhancements, steady state support, troubleshooting
problems, identifying opportunities for increased effectiveness or efficiency in Financial and Treasury
As a business support, the incumbent will be expected to interact professionally with clients and business
areas to provide a high quality of service. This includes effectively communicating with all levels of
management to provide reports for project status and to make them aware of critical issues requiring their
The role provides steady state maintenance and enhancement of existing production tools / processes. The
IFS Business Support team responds to requests for : security access, GL and data mart structure changes,
reports and extracts, accounting feed support, audit / SOX support, production status information, and Just-
In-Time training and job aids.
Junior Analyst is responsible for ongoing operations. This involves data reconciliation by preparation of daily
control reports that checks the integrity of the financial data within the system. Analyst should ensure that any issues or discrepancies identified, either by internal control measures or by end-users, should be tracked, reported, and resolved in a timely manner.
Coordinates project implementations according to required test plans / matrices prepared by Team Lead and executing functional and system integration testing of the application
Competencies : · Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-changing environment · Ability to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks and manage ambiguity · Ability to independently learn new systems / technology · Strong attention to detail · Flexible and adaptable when dealing with change
Problems / Challenges :
Error in business set ups will result to misstatements in financial reporting of various business units.
Insufficient communication or coordination of a change requested by a specific business unit that will
impact various reporting (e.g. statement line change to IFRS) will also cause this issue.
Position Dimensions (Organizational Impact) :
The IFS Business Support area provides a centralized service to all users of IFS applications and
services. This position supports approximately 2,300 users of IFS systems world-wide with constant
collaboration with Divisional Coordinators, Business Experts as well as individual users of IFS