Senior Specialist Global Process P2R

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


GBS, the engine that designs, builds and operates consistent adidas end-to-end business services & solutions globally to drive the transformation TO ONE ADIDAS enabling our Business Partners to focus on core business.

GBS prioritizes executing transitions, process and solution roadmaps. Implementing one service framework, performance measurements and GBS customer board. Furthermore GBS is driving the implementation of robotics process automation (RPA).

It is the overarching goal to move the adidas Group to a much more consistent, standardized and automated operating model with solid governance, architecture and operating model.

The P2R stream is designing and implementing end to end services & solutions as Global Process Owner (GPO). GPO’s can effectively cross-collaborate with multiple stakeholders to define the current and future state of adidas business and its processes, identifying issues and risks, suggesting mitigation strategies and driving towards technology solutions.

GBS Operations operate by executing Global Process Owner services and solutions.

P2R drives innovations to secure operational and timely processing in the GBS centers in line with global accounting standards and other regulatory requirements.

Scope of P2R:

  • Continuous Accounting
  • Tax
  • Treasury
  • TradeCo
  • Close/ Consolidation Reporting
  • Financial Primary Data
  • Internal Controls
  • Financial Planning
  • Enterprise Performance Management
  • Cost Controlling / Analytics


Key Responsibilities:


  • Support the implementation of the solution roadmap for the relevant process domain
  • Support the development and coordination to agree on KPIs for the service (with both the customer and the oprerations organization)
  • Support the development of solution and system requirements to enable design and build
  • Implement continuous improvement iniatives
  • Support the transition of activities and ensure knowledge retention
  • Provide coordination and business support for the Global Process Owner and their team
  • Support the preparation of project status and tracking templates, reports and communication material
  • Manage, maintain and update budget and business case templates
  • Coordinate content on collaboration platforms and maintain tools
  • Coordinate meetings and workshops


Key Relationships:


  • All colleagues within assigned Process Excellence team
  • GBS Operations
  • GBS Transition Management
  • GBS Delivery Excellence


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Understanding of a Global Business Services sub-process and the reality of operating it as service
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with different international cultures
  • Good numerical and analytical skills
  • Very good communication skills especially when interacting with different levels of business
  • Ability to travel, domestic or international, as required
  • Fluent English (verbal and written),
  • Strong MS-Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • Four-year college or university degree with focus on Business Administration, Communication or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of progressive work experience in relevant functional area, ideally in a Shared Service environment



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Job Title:  Senior Specialist Global Process P2R

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Dalian
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  LN
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  352176
Date:  Nov 21, 2021