Statutory Accounting & Reporting Process Expert

Budapest, Bangalore or Manila
Upon discussion
30 May 2024
30 Jun 2024
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Job Title: Statutory Accounting & Reporting Process Expert
Location: Budapest, Bangalore or Manila
Contract Term: Permanent 




About us  Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness. Our purpose – Celebrating life, every day, everywhere – has an important role in our company, for our people, our diversity, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value. 




About the Function  Financial Controlling (FC) Programme Management Team is established to drive a standard process & technical framework with their partners that works and supports Diageo to keep up market leader position. This purpose is achieved by embedded governance culture underpinned by global finance processes and policies that is monitored through relevant compliance measurement metrics. 




Additionally the team is also accountable for the delivery of business strategic change programmes, driving value through common processes and using technologies and the deployment of lean, global and compliant ways of working across Diageo in a more consistent and efficient manner. The team is part of BS which is a combination of functional and regional to reflect our stakeholder structures and portfolio of programmes. 




About the Role  The main purpose of this role is to act as Financial Control (FC) project SME in any type of projects impacting Finance process areas leading or supporting the FC Lead with analyse and design for global priority projects from Finance perspective and delivers end to end, which will include SBMs, Productivity projects, M&As, global change projects and Finance initiatives. 


  • Process governance guardian ensuring that projects will design and deliver solutions that fit with our Global Finance Strategy. Supports to Govern FC processes and pro-actively act based on the result of FC measurement system.


  • Deliver seamless transitions together with the other global processes  


  • Manage, coordinate and participate in outsourcing related projects across all BS Locations 


  • Identify Process Improvement opportunities and drive Process Improvement agenda 


  • Provide professional support as project SME covering the Finance framework areas for critical initiatives 


  • Controls and compliance – Define right controls regarding change agenda and embed into global business processes  


  • In Transitions - manage and build good relationship with partners across Diageo and Outsourcing Partners to ensure that they are aware of the Projects 






Qualifications and Experience Required 


  • University or College degree in finance or business 


  • At least 5 years experience in statutory


  • Strong system knowledge in SAP Financials (S/4HANA is desired)


  • Experience of working in a business shared service environment  


  • Thorough understanding of project management  


  • Capability to design and introduce global processes 


  • Flexibility for adopting to change with positive attitude and relevant experience in change management 


  • Great business partnering skills with a desire to make a difference 


  • Excellent English communication skills 


  • Power BI is an advantage 




Benefits of working here 


  • Unique Family Leave opportunity 


  • We work without border - you will work with people from all over the world 


  • You will deal with world class brand portfolio 


  • Wide variety of thematic events, afterwork activities organized by employee communities 


  • Product Allowance to purchase company products from the staff shop 


  • We won the Fittest Workplace Award, of course we have a Gym 


  • Urban legend is true, we do have a Rooftop Bar 




Inclusion & Diversity 


Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our people work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying! 
Our purpose is to celebrate life, every day, everywhere. And creating an inclusive culture, where everyone feels valued and listened to, is a crucial part of this!
We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a better world. We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. 


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