Cash Applications Team Lead

Department:  Finance
Date:  Jul 2, 2024

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

Operational – Global Cash Application – Team Lead

• As part of the Lead team, manage the regional month end cash app close globally, ensuring operational adherence to close calendar and SOX governance.

 

• Timely review validate and approve Global  Monthly Blackline Bank reconciliations

 

• Lead the efficient and accurate application of all cash that is received into FMC bank accounts for all trade and non-AP transactions

 

• Work on process improvement projects such as automatic cash functionality and all others that drive continuous improvement t and automation

 

• Partner closely with Global & Regional Accounting Centre(s), including credit & collections, ensuring consistent and open communication lines between all groups ensuring adherence to timely posting and MEC deadlines

 

• Manage all Cash Application processes as part of group and/or statutory audits.

 

• Continuously look at our global process for improvements and efficiencies, ensuring to champion standardization in everything we do.

 

• Ensure regular reviews performed on process documentation / job aids.

 

• Participate in strategic continuous improvement initiatives in the organization, achieving identified goals (financial, process or talent)

 

• Promptly respond to information requests from internal and external stakeholders

  • Comply with Europe Financial Reporting & Accounting Group and business unit service delivery guidelines.

 

People responsibilities

 

• Actively and independently manage team and personal workload and escalate solution-orientated concerns.

• Motivate, empower and develop team members.

• Achieve deadlines set by leadership, and proactively monitor and raise instances where deadlines cannot be met in a timely manner.

• Function as a member of a global team, demonstrating effective teamwork and relationship building whether in same location or virtually in other geographical locations

• Assist with the creation, modification and regular delivery of training programs and content to coach the team as individuals and a group working to a strategic coordinated focus for success

 

Qualifications

• Professional Credit Qualification desirable

• MS-Office, SAP experience essential.

• Fluency in English essential and second Global business language desirable

• 5 years + multinational experience particularly in successful team development and individual coaching

• Experience leading an AR process stream within a SSC environment

• Experience coordinating interdependent teams within Finance and service providers toward timely and quality deliverables

• Team Orientated – Proven ability to work in a team environment, possessing strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and nurture cross-functional teams and relationships both within, and outside of the centered function.

• Results Oriented – demonstrated ability to effectively balance financial and operational factors to develop appropriate solutions in a proactive, timely and cost-effective manner.

• People Oriented – respect for others, tactfully assertive, works well with a culturally diverse climate, sets and achieves goals.

 

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department