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Assistant Manager – Global Intercompany Hub

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About the job


Job Position

Assistant Manager Intercompany


Finance (Commercial Experience)

WL: 1D

Reports To

Intercompany Service Delivery Manager

Scope: Global

Location: Bangalore

Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job

Unilever is a leading fast moving consumer goods company, having its operations all over the globe and touching more than 2 billion lives a day.

Within Unilever, UniOps is a global team that brings together the synergy between financial services, technology and information & analytics to improve effectiveness of employees, drive efficiency and generate sustainable growth.

The mission of the UniOps organization is

  • provide excellent services globally which enable Unilever to win in the market
  • putting the business’ goals at the heart of what we do
  • leveraging cost-effective, best practice, global solutions across Unilever to meet users’ needs
  • making continuous improvement in both cost and service an integral part of our way of working
  • building a professional services organisation that enables our people to give their best
  • developing win-win relationships with selected providers to meet our current and future requirements

Within the service catalogue of UniOps, the Commercial Experience organisation is responsible for the management and delivery of Finance Services globally, both through third-party outsourced providers and through in-sourced operations.

Key deliverables of the role

Project Management & IC Governance Manage Projects to take Intercompany operations up the value chain Work with cross functional teams to align on process Implementation without impacting BAU Manage global inter-company operations ensuring timely and accurate reporting. Co-ordinate across various teams in countries, Operating Centre and third party service provider to ensure resolution of intercompany issues Work closely with planning teams to identify root cause for approval delays Analyze payment on time to propose payment term revision. Monitor PO compliance and accuracy & enable intervention from supply chain leadership Work closely with payments team and identify root cause for delay and address with structural solution Lead change management on integration/demerger projects. Movement of PO’s, Vendor lines and customer lines. Work closely with project teams to land key initiatives Review Global process model for Invoice processing and GRIR clearing to optimize on time payment. Monitor intercompany overdues, perform root cause analysis for non payment Govern & Monitor country finance teams to ensure intercompany overdue settlement Reporting global intercompany metrics and perform loss tree analysis and drive corrective actions. Manage the third-party service provider and ensure monitoring of KPI’s. Consistently identify opportunities for continuous improvement and drive implementation.

Stakeholder Management Manage the relationship with Service Delivery Managers in the Operating Centre teams. Manage service provider governance to ensure on time Invoice receipt, processing and issue escalations Work closely with treasury on funding and documentations for payment Drive governance meetings with country controllers & Supply chain teams Work closely with GCAD and play a key role in implementation of accounting policies and procedures. Work with external and internal auditors to share artefacts. Maintain relationship with the third party service provider teams.


University Degree in Accountancy. 6 years experience in Intercompany process Strong understanding of 3 way match process & payment interfaces Hands on experience on monitoring automated invoice posting process Prior Experience of having worked in a multi-cultural environment Track record of excellent service delivery, fast reaction and crisis management.

Key Skills

Effective communications both written and verbal Good stakeholder management skills Effective networking skills Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and resolve problems Team oriented approach. Change Management Strong bias for action