Accounting/subledger Project Manager



The Accounting/Subledger Project Manager is responsible for defining/aligning the overall Contract Management system capabilities and conforming these capabilities to the BMW Group IFRS accounting and reporting requirements, ensuring integration of customer payment bank accounts [i.e. JP Morgan], enabling BMW Bank North America accounting support, and ensuring securitization program requirements and reporting are fully integrated and operational.

Functional scope of responsibilities includes:

  • Accounting focused on BMW Group IFRS accounting and reporting, including SAP IFT integration.
  • Cash Treasury focused on following all cash movements, including reconciliations of all incoming and outgoing cash.
  • Taxations focused on ensuring sales tax both federal and provincial tax topics are adequately addressed.
  • Regulatory and accounting matters impacting BMW FS Retail Lease/Finance transactions and securitization program.
  • Gathering and documenting processes/procedures, pain points, requirements, etc. to ensure BMW FS is prepared for the project exploration phase. Including alignments with business units.
  • Ensure solution complies with regulatory and passes internal and external audits.
  • Provide recommendations for adoption to the out of the box solution, product enhancement or BMW FS customization.
  • Provide first line timely and agile testing support prior to engaging the business.
  • Implementation of product solution.

The Accounting/Subledger Project Manager will be a member of the BOBCAT Core team and will be actively involved in the architectural / IT landscape development and implementation timeline, rollout planning, portfolio migration planning, forecasting, reporting and analytics/data governance and data security concepts, document management, migration of Siebel workflows into CMS, governance structures and harmonization and alignment to SF2-CA specific business requirements ( e.g. weekly payments, establishment of multilingual functional capabilities multilingual, workflow driven user interfaces (agent desktop).
Product Owner

  • This role is responsible for developing and maintaining a vision for the Accounting, Cash Treasury, Taxation, and Securitization requirements and capabilities for the BOBCAT solution by working with the markets and business leaders and the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Evaluation of running projects and existing legacy systems for comprehensive planning and strategic alignment, long-term Accounting planning and implementation concepts.
  • Must anticipate and take into account industry and BMW FS strategic direction to ensure the alignment of the solution accordingly. Additionally, identify and understand future trends, changing customer needs, emerging technology requirements and potential new business areas. This needs to be considered to design a system that is both able to service the current and future requirements.
  • Responsible for leading execution and delivery of continuous software release by understanding and coordinating the epic backlog for the platform and serves as the voice of accounting, financial reporting and risk management into the Agile Development Team to deliver a Software Solution which meets those needs.
  • Collaborates with internal teams namely with the IMO team, the CMS Initiative team, Accounting Initiative team, the business lines and also with external partners like the Product Vendor, Integration Partner and Test-Partner to design, develop and deploy the solution to the markets. Those stakeholders and resources may be geographically distributed.
  • Propagates knowledge of the program and its benefits to the agile team members and supports the agile team to reach their targets.
  • Works day to day with the agile team for Knowledge-transfer, clarifying business requirements, removing roadblocks, constantly communicating, and gaining alignment around feature or product strategy.

Organization BMW Group Financial Services Canada
Industry Accounting / Finance / Audit Jobs
Occupational Category Accounting
Job Location Toronto,Canada
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2023-01-25 6:56 am
Expires on 2023-03-11