EXPECTED AREAS OF COMPETENCE
Utilizes knowledge of local, national and US laws (especially contract and tax law), as well as accounting standards/practices and corporate regulations, to monitor and ensure compliance and manage the company's exposure in these areas.
Balances compliance (ie: internal controls, asset protection) with flexibility to maintain the integrity of the company's financial position, while achieving business results and optimizing capital investment, expenditures, and costs.
Builds relationships across the business - especially with headquarters tax and accounting departments. Uses relationships to develop organizational capability in compliance with applicable policies and procedures designed to protect MJN assets.
Generates confidence among his/her colleagues and is viewed as an expert in the functional area. Is readily sought for advice and guidance
Ensures that all accounting transactions of the company are accurately registered so that financial records truly reflect the financial position and results of the company.
Displays candor with all audiences, particularly with internal and external auditors in serving as their primary contact.
Translates strategy into operational goals and objectives, identifies necessary resources (people & capital) on high priority opportunities and follows through to ensure achievement of superior execution of plans.
Coordinates accounting reporting processes in order to meet MJN headquarters expectations and timelines.
Proactively advocates changes to financial and non-financial processes to drive productivity, while gaining team acceptance toward that end.
Communicates effectively as a spokesperson for the Finance Department in a variety of settings, using clear and articulate presentations, effective explanations and/or thorough data.
Demonstrates self-confidence, decisiveness, and risk-taking, but is not impulsive and has the presence to manage through a crisis.
Contributes to the creation of a team-based, collaborative environment, promoting candor and receptivity, clarity of purpose and goals, and high commitment to achieving business goals.
Expertise in financial management, financial accounting, reporting, credit, purchasing and taxation.
Knowledge of both Canadian and U.S. GAAP (General Accepted Accounting Principles).
Understanding the complexities of the consumer/healthcare industry and possible implications from a strategic financial perspective.
Knowledge of cost accounting management, distribution, information technology and materials management.
Understanding of operational business strategies and issues.
10 years of experience in public accounting and a multi-national corporation.
Experience of applying U.S. GAAP to business scenario.
Leadership of a multi-functional finance team.
Knowledge of Canadian taxation environment.
Responsible for achieving results in a matrix organization.
Understanding of organizational dynamics of a global corporation, operating culture, effective work styles and achieving results in a changing environment.
Preferred experiences in working for a U.S. based multi-national organization.
Must possess a University Degree AND Chartered Accountant Designation or CPA Designation (US)
DEADLINE- Resumes should be received on or before October 17, 2012.
SEND TO Mead Johnson Nutrition
900 – 535 Legget Drive
Fax (613) 595-4765