Record to Report Manager
Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.
The Record to Report Manager is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing and managing financial accounting activities. This position requires extensive knowledge of accounting principles and regulations and strong managerial and analytical skills. The Record to Report Manager will lead a team of professionals, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting, adherence to regulatory requirements, and efficient operation of the record-to-report function. Accountable for high performance of service delivery and supporting continuous improvement of services for Record to Report. Accountable for team development.
Oversee the entire record-to-report process, which includes activities such as journal entries, general ledger maintenance, account reconciliations, others
Lead, mentor, and develop a team of professionals responsible for record-to-report activities, providing guidance, training, and performance feedback.
Foster a collaborative and high-performing work environment, promoting teamwork, knowledge sharing, and continuous learning
Set clear objectives, establish priorities, and allocate resources effectively to achieve departmental goals
Collaborate with internal and external auditors to facilitate audits and ensure timely resolution of any identified control deficiencies or audit findings
Establish and maintain a robust system of internal controls over financial reporting, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
Drive process improvements, standardization, and efficiency gains to enhance the quality and timeliness of financial reporting
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement system enhancements or changes to support the record-to-report function. Work with other areas of Finance to identify and support Process Re-engineering and Continuous Improvement.
Drive a culture of Innovation and Continuous Improvement through best practice sharing, vocal advocacy, and visible hands-on leadership. Work with other areas of Finance to identify and support Process Re-engineering and Continuous Improvement.
Drive a culture of Innovation and Continuous Improvement through best practice sharing, vocal advocacy, and visible hands-on leadership.
Advanced English Level (B2+, C1 level).
Accounting degree with a CPA certification.
At least 5 years of experience in Accounting processes in a Shared Service Center environment.
Significant experience in managing a team within periods of substantial change (e.g. Design & implementation of standard processes, process map documentation, process quality review & improvement).
Working experience in leading continuous improvement projects for Accounting.
MBA will be nice to have.
Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.
People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.
Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.