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(Archived) Global Process Owner – Record to Report

Last Updated: 11/17/20

Job Description

Job Description:

This role entails supporting the design and deployment of the Record to Report processes for Zoetis. The Global Process Owner – Record to Report is expected to understand the organization’s needs and coordinate design and delivery in a seamless fashion by collaborating with other key stakeholders within the organization.


  • Responsible and accountable for end to end Record to Report (R2R) process design
  • Owns and is responsible for standardization and improvement of record to report processes globally
  • Implements a global standard process model for record to report from a process, people and technology perspective
  • Responsible for continuously improving and optimizing the global standard process model as well as supporting systems and related processes
  • Responsible for shaping and designing the process and controls needed whilst simultaneously creating a culture of continuous improvement for record to report (processes, systems, data, training, people)
  • Involved in managing business process transformations and have ownership for the delivery of key record to report programs (on-going and future projects) across multiple global entities
  • Develops process variants, interim solutions and workarounds together with the Transition and SSC Team
  • Defines and approves business requirements for record to report global process
  • Collaborates across functions and sites to harmonize requirements and solutions
  • Recommends solutions and consolidates platforms to improve integration and reduce support burden
  • Identifies improvement opportunities to advance key record to report process metrics
  • Aligns opportunities and priorities between SSC, Global and local/BU Finance teams and other functional teams
  • Identifies and implements critical projects which reduce costs while improving overall process value
  • Coordinates the collaboration with IT regarding the development of system standards and integration of technology for record to report
  • Governs global technology template and controls rate of change to meet business needs
  • Minimizes customization of technology solutions; achieves high standardization levels
  • Guides scope and priority of enhancement work done by support organization
  • Runs global network of matrixed Super Users, Sub-Process Owners and Data Stewards associated with record to report
  • Works with support organization to ensure global process training material and key deliverables exist and are updated
  • Leads stakeholder engagement and organizational change management for all record to report initiatives
  • Responsible to ensure corporate policy compliance in all aspects of record to report processes

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes Six Sigma / Lean methodology to define, measure, analyze, improve and control/maintain improved record to report processes

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Ability to quickly absorb new concepts and ideas – including operations model and BU or location-specific needs.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) to connect and collaborate effectively with a diverse set of peers and stakeholders; constructive and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders and drive decisive action on process improvement issues.
  • Must be an analytical thinker, comfortable taking initiative in situations where thought leadership is either absent or unclear.
  • Open minded and culturally sensitive; well-structured and self-drive work approach; innovation driven.

Understanding of the Business

  • Understands company strategy and applies constantly to analyze and advise on financial performance.
  • Knowledge of company abilities and services.


  • Qualified Accountant - CPA or equivalent
  • Graduate, preferably in Finance related degree

Job Experience

  • 10+ years of professional experience in various finance roles with background in process improvement, Finance business processes (specifically record to report), Operations, program management, change management and/or ERP implementation and governance.
  • Extensive experience with processes in Finance, Accounting or Controlling; comprehensive experience in process design and/or optimization; experience with SSCs with a finance background.
  • Extensive experience and working knowledge of SAP modules like FI, CO, FSCM, MM, etc. are desirable
  • Experience of having worked with Digital finance technologies such as RPA, Trintech, etc. Experience of having worked in large scale in SAP transformation programs that are multi-country
  • Advances Excel analytics capability, including pivot tables and data slicing

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.