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GFIS Business Partner Lead Tokyo


06-06 GFIS Business Partner Lead/GFISビジネスパートナー


Life Sciences

14 million
1, Operate a business partnering service to ensure that GFIS meets and supports the development goals of GFIS customer groups.
2. Assist with the financial system integrations for the acquisitions.
3. Support the roll-out of the BI reporting strategy (CFO In Your Pocket, QlikView, and Power BI).
4. Operate a support service to HFM/SAP/TM1 users to ensure that Financial Close, Budget and Forecast process are unaffected by GFIS operations. The service will operate from Tokyo but will support all the locations.
5. Play a key role in advancing the Digital Strategy and driving transformational change across Finan-ce.
6. Liaison between business technology and the Finance organization for the development and imple-mentation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems.
7.Evaluate new business technology developments and evolving business requirements, and recom-mend appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems.
8. Set objectives and lead/direct multiple project teams located in different regions and time zones to ensure project tasks and milestones are completed and executed according to plan.


1. Minimum 7 years’ experience project managing small to moderate scale/complexity system changes in accordance with strict change control processes is essential.
2. Strong functional knowledge of finance business processes and requirements including major areas of accounting, consolidation, period close processes, financial reporting, and Budgeting & Forecasting.
3. Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Finance, Accounting or a similar field (MBA preferred).
4. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
5. Prior experience with dashboarding software is preferred.
6. Advanced spreadsheet skills. SAP knowledge a plus.
7.Ability to work well in a pressured, deadline focused, small, committed team environment.
8. Ability to manage multiple projects to tight deadlines.
9.Effective communication skills with colleagues at all levels of the business.
10.Ability to manage and deliver projects in a matrix environment.
11.Ensure high standards of accuracy and consistency of data, attention to detail and efficiency.
12.Ability to work in a team based environment both as a leader and as a contributor.
13. Strong motivation and management skills.
14. Ability to solve problems and think creatively to improve efficiency.