IKEA Supply China (“ISCN”) is the wholesale business unit buying IKEA goods from Suppliers and selling to retailers in Asia Pacific region, comparable to IKEA Supply AG. As a unit equipped with finance, legal, risk, compensation & benefit, corporate communication specialists, ISCN also provides common/shared services to all Inter IKEA business units and sites in China.
About the job Finance process developer is focusing on the whole finance process development, contributing to continuous improvement of processes and working routines towards operation excellence and effective controls. He/she is the coordinator for cross team actions/activities, to contribute for a more integrated finance organization.
Engage and work together with finance co-workers, to identify improvement opportunities and propose solutions.
Create a "continuous improvement" mind-set in the finance organization
Participate or lead cross team projects, e.g. new process set up, system roll-out, process improvement initiatives, local digital solution implementation, etc.
Develop local finance routine in accordance with Inter IKEA steering documents, on needed basis
Coordinate ISCN annual internal control assessment to maintain an updated the internal control framework and control activities
Support the constant development and maintenance of ISCN working methods and working instructions, to ensure they are updated with due standard
Provide trainings and educations with relevant stakeholders
Work on ad-hoc project base
Your Profile: A Job-Specific Knowledge
At least 5 years working experience in finance area
Good understanding of common digital tools, such as RPA
Experience in process setup and project management
Experience in automation solution development
Excellent process development and documentation skills
Good facilitation skills
Fluent in English, both in oral and written
Leading business through people.
High interest in finance- and supply chain related topics.
Enjoy working in a fast growing company and to face challenges arising from constant growth.
Finance Process Developer, IKEA Supply China, Shanghai
Most people see a children’s tool.
You see opportunities to grow a business.
Giving best possible service to the business partners.
Eager to drive change and to find optimal solutions.
Strike a balance between keeping a good overview and paying good attention to detail.
Good communication, negotiation and influential skills.
Constantly strive for renewal and solution driven
Ability to collaborate and cooperate between different units in the organization around common goals.
Strong leadership in collaborating, motivating and coaching.
Strong compliance mind-set
You have A Essential For Particular Job
Previous experience from Process (cross-functional) Improvement work.
Previous experience from leading transaction processing work.
Previous experience from developing and improving internal processes and controls.
Ability to align and meet expectations across functions.
Excellent leadership skills.
Skilled in MS Office Package.
Analytical & Structured.
University Degree or equivalent working experience.
Fluency in English.
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
B Preferred For Externals
Good understanding of process optimization or continuous improvement
C Preferred For Internals
Be familiar with IKEA value chain and working method