Process Architect - Treasury and Cash - 2 Year Fixed Term Opportunity

Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
13 Feb 2021
15 Mar 2021
Job role
At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person.

Finance at AstraZeneca has a clear vision to drive growth through innovation by being trusted partners who add value through connection and innovation in support of the company's purpose and ambition:
  • We're trusted partners: we are more than an enabling function or service provider, we're a true and trusted partner who works with the business to unlock value for our partners and patients.
  • We're connecting: we connect with each other across geographies - breaking down silos and acting as one team. Our leaders are connected to our people. We leverage ideas, systems and data, connect knowledge and build impactful insights and predictions.
  • We're innovating: we identify new opportunities to introduce, adopt or modify effective ideas to solve problems. We find solutions to both existing challenges and anticipated changing needs. We use innovation to simplify, to make a bigger impact and to give us a competitive advantage.
  • We're adding value: We know what it takes to deliver value, a laser focus on our strategic priorities and key enablers.

The Finance Business Architecture Team has an important part to play in delivering this vision through leading the integration and effective management of Finance processes, information, organisation, and technology.

Looking forward to our vision for 2025, this role is one of a number of permanent and fixed term opportunities to play an important part in building and delivering the strategy for Finance, including our move to the next generation of SAP.

If you can bring ideas and fresh thinking to the table, embrace the thought of taking ownership of the Finance vision, and can imagine yourself playing a key part in making it a reality, then we want to hear from you.

What you'll do

Acting as part of the Finance Business Architecture team, this role will help to drive the direction and scope for Treasury and Cash with a forward looking view to the Finance vision, including the migration to the next generation of SAP.
  • Assist in developing the process and information landscape for Treasury and Cash - future and current state
  • Completes maturity assessment, identifies core capabilities, KPIs and measures
  • Identify the standardisation and simplification opportunities across the process landscape, including defining qualitative and quantitative benefits
  • Develop the team profile to be seen as a key influencing unit in the area of the Finance Strategy and move to the next generation of SAP
  • Establish influential and highly collaborative relationships across Finance, and align with the Treasury team
  • Accountable for creating and sustaining key artefacts required to develop a successful transition to the SAP next generation for Treasury, including the end to end process flows and key elements of the information model

Essential for the role
  • Deep knowledge of SAP and Finance processes and information (structures, data flows, data sources) for Treasury and Cash Management
  • Ability to influence leaders and teams. Excellent networking, collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience in transactional finance role using SAP

Desirable for the role
  • Qualified Finance professional e.g. ACA / ACCA or CIMA / Treasury
  • Experience in a similar role and implementation of SAP S/4HANA, Central Finance and cash management
  • Knowledge and understanding of key business documentation requirements for SAP

This position could be appointed at CL E or F.

Competitive rates of pay apply

Opening date: 10th Feb 2021

Closing date: 3rd March 2021

Date Posted

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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