R2R Process Specialist - 1090
Cambridge University Press
3d ago

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

We are recruiting for an R2R Process Specialist who will be part of the Manila R2R Team. The role will help us to support the accounting for Sales Support Offices which are incorporated entities providing sales support to Cambridge University Press and Assessment.

Why should you join Cambridge?

Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success.

We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.

We achieve this by embracing change, and continuously focusing on our customers' needs. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding newer and better ways of doing things.

When you join Cambridge, you get the best possible combination of a supportive, caring environment, balanced with work that brings out the best in you.

You will have access to learning and development opportunities, and business tools essential for your role so that you can perform at your peak.

What can we offer you?

We have 50 offices worldwide, with ten major hubs. In this role, you will collaborate with colleagues across different areas of the business and branches.

It is an opportunity that will enable you to widen your horizon by learning from other cultures.

The role is expected to work closely with Sales Support Offices Office Managers, Finance business partners and Finance team within Manila and Cambridge.

On top of these, working with Cambridge will also give you stability. We show our care for our people by allowing them to grow not just professionally but also personally.

We promote work-life balance through flexible work schedules, hybrid work arrangements, and generous paid leaves. In addition, you will be entitled to our health care benefits with coverage for dependents, group life insurance, and robust wellbeing programs right on the first day of joining us.

What will you do in this role?

Working under the supervision of the Senior R2R Process Specialist, you will :

  • Ensure all financial data on SAP is reconciled correctly for the entities within SAP for the SSO's.
  • Calculate accruals (, expenses) and prepayments, prepare and post journals and provide relevant supporting schedules.
  • Prepare intercompany reconciliations and resolve outstanding reconciling items, escalating where necessary.
  • Prepare appropriately supported balance sheet reconciliations, in accordance with Group policies and procedures, which contain a completed root cause, action plan and target resolution date for all open reconciliation items.
  • Ensure the timely follow-up of reconciling items and clearance by the target date

  • Populate monthly BPC submission template and relevant flows to Global Financial Controlling Team operating within a no surprises' culture.
  • Complete any Tax and Statutory reporting requirements for the SSO's country.
  • Assist in the completion of the 5 year plan, annual budget and annual forecast processes working to timetables issued by the Financial Planning and Analysis Team
  • Complete yearend audit deliverables, as required, and liaise with external auditors.
  • Ensure timely delivery of month end deliverables, making relevant recommendations for continuous improvement and process optimization
  • What makes you the ideal candidate for this position?

    You will be ideal for this role if you are a Certified Public Accountant with at least two year of experience in Audit / General accounting / GL analysis.

    You will make a strong candidate if you have proven technical management accounting skills (, balance sheet reconciliations and journal preparation) and good influencing skills to be able to influence and persuade nonfinancial managers.

    In addition, experience, knowledge or expertise in the following would give you an advantage :

  • SAP R3 FI / CO
  • SAP Concur
  • Intermediate level Excel skills (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, SUMIF)
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation and clearing of open item managed accounts in SAP
  • Preparation of Audit Supporting schedules
  • IFRS Knowledge
  • What does our organisation stand for?

    Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together.

    We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class / background.

    We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose : to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

    Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

    To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing.

    That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.

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