A well-known multinational company based in Johannesburg is looking for a Business Process Manager Finance to join their team.
This role is responsible for the management of processes and reporting relating to the following areas :
Direct cost management
Procurement & Sourcing
Warehouse & Inventory
Accounts Payable in a Shared Services Environment
Four-year degree preferred with concentration in accounting or finance.
Seven to ten years of business process analysis or business analysis experience across different functional areas
Certification in Business Process Management or Business Analysis for a professional institute (Beneficial) :
Certified Business Process Professional (CBPP®)
Certified Business Process Associate (CBPA®)
Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®)
Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®)
Certificate in Business Process Management from an International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) or Association of Business Process Professionals (ABPMP®) endorsed education provider
Certificates in Business Process Management Techniques from an endorsed education provider :
o Business Process Mapping and Modelling
o Business Process Redesign and Improvement
o Business Process Simulation
o Business Process Architecture
o Six Sigma
Skills / Experience required :
Expertise within financial management and management accounting
Ability to assimilate various types of information and identifying which are relevant
Ability to analyse business problems
Apply creative thinking to finding business solutions
Apply systems thinking to business problems and solutions
Apply problem solving techniques to business problem, particularly root cause analysis
Pay careful attention to detail
Ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels
Have negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Have good collaboration and teamwork skills
Have a sound knowledge of business analysis and business process tools and techniques
Job Description :
Standardise on the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) at both a market and regional level, liaising with the respective teams in each market to ensure alignment of objectives, risks and priorities
Work with the IT team and the markets to develop, implement and streamlining management reporting, and work with the teams to identify and address data integrity issues and implement appropriate controls (systems or manual) to ensure accurate, timely and complete data to enable management through reporting.
Coordinate, drive and report on specific process and system improvement initiatives using lean six sigma methodology (DMAIC model)
Support strategic initiatives and programs
Ensure adoption of BPM practices across the region and report on review of processes by process owners, and update process standards to reflect best practices.
This should be linked to driving specific improvement initiatives identified in terms of the above.
Facilitating specialized training on systems and process