Manager Financial Management GBS

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Acts as finance Business Partner for GBS Cost Division by supporting and steering the GBS business planning and tracking to optimize the financial performance and efficiency, preparing timely, accurate and relevant management analysis and information, working closely with relevant stakeholders


Part of the Corporate Controlling - Group Functions, ensures that all relevant corporate guidelines are applied and followed up by GBS, in Reporting, Target setting, Forecast and Budget processes



Key Responsibilities:


  • Support budgets, quarterly forecasts, and related comments as well as challenge the results while measuring progress on own KPIs
  • Partners with GBS teams to collect all relevant information for the planning processes, ensuring alignment with Corporate Controlling guidelines and company targets
  • Assess and report on variances of GBS Budget and approved costs, ensuring delivery of accurate financial information, as well as provides recommendations to enable and drive fact-based decision making.
  • Partner with GBS PMO / Transformation&Adoption / Strategy / GBS Teams for supporting on specified aspects to support on Business Case creation
  • Business partnering, including project and cost center support, ensuring consistency and alignment for main drivers in GBS (FTE, PEX, L&P)
  • Leads allocated projects, implement findings and ensure sustainability of achievements
  • SPOC for the GBS Governance team in regard to the GBS Intercompany Agreements
  • Drives the GBS Recharge process – within GBS and to the GBS Business Partners
    • Monthly operational Reclassification/Invoice process
    • Recharge Quotes for transitions and new demands
    • Target Shifts/Target Adjustments due to transitions
    • Track of Transition Position IDs
  • Provides ad hoc Analysis and Insights to Stakeholders



Key Relationships:


  • Superior / Peers - CORPORATE CONTROLLING – Group Functions
  • GBS
    • GBS Transition / Transformation & Adoption / Strategy Teams
    • GBS SLT – Center Leads and GSO’s
    • Colleagues in the GBS locations
  • Central HQ expert functions
  • GBS Business Partners


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Excellent analytical skills, managing data from multiple sources
  • Presentation skills and storytelling
  • Ability to interact at a medium management level
  • Project management
  • Cross functional holistic mindset
  • Pro- active (engaging & impact-oriented) mindset, ability to think end-to-end
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with different international cultures
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Fluent English (verbal and written),
  • Advanced user of MS Office suite of products
  • Strong knowledge in the use of SAP FI through proven work experience


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • University degree in Business Administration or Finance
  • 4+ years’ experience working in relevant projects or initiatives
  • Experience in a multi-national working environment



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Job Title:  Manager Financial Management GBS

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Dalian
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  LN
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  446710
Date:  Jun 22, 2022