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Finance Business Process Specialist IV

Req ID: J2301974

  • Location
    Penang, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia
  • Category Finance
  • Posted Sunday, February 20, 2022
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description


Typically, at a multi plant or regional level

Proactively identify improvement opportunities in the plant(s). Is empowered & takes accountability for development & delivery of business improvement solutions.

Working within the Finance Digital Transformation team this position is responsible for the execution of projects relating to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the finance function with focus on development and deployment of financial systems related to Corporate Financial Reporting processes and tools. The role will cover education, process re-engineering and system application enhancement.

Collaborate with financial systems team & demonstrate up-to-date expertise in financial systems. Apply this to the development of technical specifications, execution, and improvement of action plans.


·         Serve as functional expert for complex issues relating to financial related systems and tools.
·         Support Site finance with any month end activities including, but not exclusively, relating to SAP, TM1 & myAnalytics. Help to ensure a successful and timely close.
·         Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in financial systems and apply this to the development, execution and improvement of action plans by providing advice and guidance to others in the application of best practices
·         Support users in questions of complex scope that requires analysis or research of an in-depth nature to solve.
·         Coordinate and facilitate training for the plant in terms of new hires, new functionality, and upgrades.
·         Communicate all changes/enhancements to existing systems including upgrades to current systems.
·         Understand standardized departmental functions, processes, procedures, and systems.
·         Evaluate business systems and troubleshoot areas of concern.
·         Introduce and support corporate provided/designed tools.
·         Evaluate and monitor the current processes and tools to determine their ability to meet business needs.
·         Provide support for the plant(s) for all system tools and related issues.
·         Actively creates best practices for internal or external business issues to improve products and services
·         Lead or participate in multiple projects by completing and updating project documentation; managing project scope; adjusting schedules when necessary; determining daily priorities; ensuring efficient and on-time delivery of project tasks and milestones; following proper escalation paths; and managing customer and supplier relationships
·         Provide project level analysis – producing required project analysis documentation (business requirements, scope matrix, use cases, sequence diagrams, future state proposals, UAT plan)
·         Collaborate closely with developers to implement the requirements, provide necessary guidance to testers during QA process
·         Identify improvement opportunities (proactive and reactive)
·         Elicit and clearly document business and systems requirements
·         Identify ways to increase adoption and customer satisfaction
·         Ability to analyze and synthesize business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing processes
·         Detail requirements for enhancements with respect to the most complex business development requests (via PR’s – Product Request) submitted by a functional area.
·         Assist in the testing, validation, and rollout processes for new functionality, to include plant level training
·         Define and/or document business processes, policies and work instructions.
·         Works independently and often acts as a mentor to more junior team members
·         Excellent communication skills as well as communicating within a multi-cultural, multi-functional environment
·         Advanced knowledge of Financial Systems, SAP, BW, TM1, MyAnalytics & Controller
·         Comprehensive knowledge of Jabil Financial Reporting process and policies
·         Advanced knowledge of corporate and/or plant finance processes within Jabil.
·         Comprehensive Knowledge of Jabil P&L Structure
·         Advanced knowledge of SAP FICO
·         Active user of Lean Six Sigma Methodologies
·         Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), country-specific GAAP or other multi-country accounting experience is required.
·         Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.
·         Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
·         Possesses understanding in the areas of application programming, database, and system design
·         Understands how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other

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