Accountant - Transaction Services Analyst/Global ERP Project Lead

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: Accounting
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0004921
  • Experience Years: 5-10 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

The Transaction Services Program Analyst/Global ERP Project Lead is a core member of the Transaction Services team responsible for providing guidance and oversight of the Payroll, Accounts Payable, Aviation, and Company Store functional activities and Driscoll’s fleet and credit card programs for U.S. operations. This role will focus on driving dependable and timely services, maintaining compliance with internal controls and statutory regulations and reporting, maintaining applicable data, controlling costs, increasing customer service, and building new capabilities, including managing and implementing cross-functional business projects to drive process improvement. The Transaction Services Program Analyst/Global ERP Project Lead will have a direct role in the Global ERP implementation working with Global IT and other business teams, often in a leadership role on requirements gathering, design reviews, test planning, test case/script creation, data modeling and training plan development.

Responsibilities

  • Build out frameworks for Transaction Services processes, including standardization, governance, and maintenance of process flows, data maps, and standard definitions for key process controls
  • Identify and implement new technologies and processes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of operations
  • Lead change management initiatives with stakeholders, as assigned by manager
  • Partner with Global Controllership to ensure adherence to accounting policies and to support external audit requests
  • Establish and maintain service level agreements (SLA’s) related to transaction processing with focus on continuous improvement
  • Prepare and analyze critical business data for management reporting and other special projects and requests.
  • Act as process expert via proficient understanding of technology solutions including but not limited to: Accounts Payable automation, travel and expense reporting, document scanning, workflow, and ERP payment systems
  • Provide issue resolution as the business aligned data expert for key data sources and elements
  • Contributes to the Business Unit’s people priorities and objectives regarding: people leader effectiveness, engaged employees, and enabling others to perform.
  • Domestic and international travel required up to 15%.
  • Represents Driscoll’s in an ethical and business-like professional manner in all interactions with growers, co-workers, suppliers, customers and the business community at large.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance with 8+ years of experience working in an accounting/shared services environment with integrated systems
  • Experience using ERP systems, Oracle preferred
  • Subject matter expertise with accounts payable, including experience onboarding vendors, managing vendor master data, and complying with applicable laws and regulations
  • Experience with end-to-end processes and accounting for these processes in an integrated system
  • Knowledge of critical internal controls for payment systems and subledger reconciliations
  • Strong attention to detail and familiarity with analyzing and understanding data concepts combined with the ability to develop solutions to problems
  • Ability to collaborate and interact effectively with all levels of management using strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas using strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications & Leadership Competencies

  • Demonstrated initiative to stay current on technology advancements
  • Experience identifying, implementing, and maintaining information systems to support transaction services activities
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English skills are preferred
  • California driver’s license and the ability to be covered under company-sponsored vehicle insurance program
  • A valid passport and the ability to travel internationally without restrictions
  • Cultivates Innovation: Finds, champions, and implements innovations; large or small
  • Plans & Aligns: Establishes priorities and desired outcomes, and creates plans to achieve them
  • Drives Results: Pursues everything with energy, resourcefulness, and the need to achieve desired outcomes
  • Collaborates: Works with a variety of colleagues, inside and/or outside of Driscoll’s, seeking win-wins solutions
  • Courage: Tackles difficult issues timely with optimism and transparency

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.