1ADM Finance Process Lead, Acct Rec./Credit & Collections? Decatur, IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com. 1ADM Finance Process Lead, Accounts Receivable/Credit & Collections ? Decatur, ILThis is an exempt level position. Position Summary:1ADM is a business project focusing on improving processes, data and systems.
The 1ADM Process Lead is responsible for designing and implementing the global operating model and business processes for collections, credit risk management, cash application and receivables reporting for Finance. The designs will be based on input from the Global Process Owner (GPO), Process Advisory Group (PAG) and Subject Matter Professionals (SMPs).
This includes working closely with global Finance, Commercial, and Operational colleagues to ensure appropriate business requirements and controls are incorporated into the design, and the end-to-end processes are standardized in order to help the Company execute its business strategies, improve productivity and provide improved access to information.
Job Responsibilities: Lead the identification and documentation of global finance process and operating model for collections, credit risk management, cash application and reporting based on input from functional business areasFacilitate and lead workshops where leading practice business processes are reviewed and discussed Promote global standardization and adoption of industry leading best practices across credit and collections, integrating and liaising activities across multiple departments, including IT Development, Credit, Sales, Customer Service, Accounting, Shared Services and external advisorsLead the identification and documentation of data definitions and flows between legacy processes and systems and newly defined global processesLead the creation of functional designs, business scenarios for test scripts, data conversion activities and end user training content for the areaProvide direction, coordination and communication across the company, integrating and liaising with IT, Finance & Accounting, third-party providers and cross-functional 1ADM teams, to drive results Lead prioritization discussions to ensure benefits and associated effort for process opportunities are appropriately documented and understood Work with team to develop improvement/edge projects and ensure successful implementationsEnsure proper knowledge transfer between external resources and ADMOther related duties or special projects as assigned Job requirements: Bachelor?s degree in Accounting or Finance5+ years of experience in corporate finance or credit risk management, with in-depth knowledge of finance processes and international exposure preferredAbility to drive consensus and ?buy-in? for current and proposed initiativesFlexibility to handle changing prioritiesStrong information gathering and analytical skills with ability to build a network of business contactsExcellent oral and written communication skillsAbility to lead a project team and work as part of a diversified / global team that includes cross-divisional internal resources as well as non-ADM resourcesA balanced mix of skills ? driver, facilitator and doerAbility to work under time constraints and meet project deadlinesExperience with managing project teams and familiarity with project management methodologies Good understanding of the applications that support finance processes and functions.
Prior knowledge, or aptitude to learn JD Edwards Enterprise One, Get Paid, Oracle Business Intelligence, and other applications relevant to cred