Director, Enhancement and Harmonization

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Cary, IL, US, 60013 Shibuya, Tokyo, JP, 150-0002 Amsterdam, NY, US, 12010 Suzhou, JS, CN, 215123 Milton Keynes, ENG, GB, MK15 0DF Sant Cugat del Vallès, B, ES, 08173 Paramus, NJ, US, 07652 Villingen-Schwenningen, BW, DE, 78052 Dallas, TX, US, 75235 Jundiai, São Paulo, BR, 13213-173 Guangzhou, GD, CN, 510700 Louveciennes, 78, FR, 78431 Freyung, BY, DE, 94078 Louveciennes, 78, FR, 78431 Guangzhou, GD, CN, 510700 Le Neubourg, 27, FR, 27110 Dortmund, NW, DE, 44319 Niederbronn-les-Bains, 67, FR, 67110 Annecy, 74, FR, 74005 Cajamar, São Paulo, BR, 07750-020 Annecy, 74, FR, 74650 Ballinasloe, Ireland, IE Cambridge, MA, US, 02140 Villingen-Schwenningen, BW, DE, 78052 Camacari, BA, BR, 42849-000 Groissiat, 01, FR, 01100 Crystal Lake, IL, US, 60014 US Manoppello Scalo, PE, IT, 65024 Tortuguitas, B, AR, 1667 Radolfzell, BW, DE, 78315 Congers, NY, US, 10920 Suzhou, JS, CN, 215123 Oyonnax, 01, FR, 01100 Atlanta, GA, US, 30336 Eigeltingen, BW, DE, 78253 Granville, 50, FR, 50407 Mezzovico, TI, CH, 6805 Midland, MI, US, 48642 Milano, Milan, IT, 20090 Cali, Bogotá D.C., CO, 760045 Weihai, SD, CN, 264204 Sant Cugat del Vallès, B, ES, 08173 Val de Reuil, 27, FR, 27100 Baltimore, MD, US, 21227 Ckyne, Jihocesky, CZ, 38481 Freyung, BY, DE, 94078 Radolfzell, BW, DE, 78315 Maringa, PR, BR, 87065-090 Eatontown, NJ, US, 07724 Daqing, HL, CN, 166200 Ningbo, ZJ, CN, 315000 Berazategui, B, AR, B1893GOA Villepinte, 93, FR, 95944 Milton Keynes, ENG, GB, MK15 0DF Auburn, AL, US, 36832 Shanghai, CN, 200041 Cali, VAC, CO, 763537 Cwmbran, Wales, GB, NP44 3WY Verneuil d'Avre et d'Iton, 27, FR, 27130 Martignat, 01, FR, 01100 Hyderabad, TG, IN, 501401 Menden, NW, DE, 58706 Singapore, SG, 188778 Navi Mumbai, MH, IN, 400701 Cary, IL, US, 60013 Vladimir, RU, 600033 Auburn, AL, US, 36832 Niederbronn-les-Bains, 67, FR, 67110 Brecey, 50, FR, 50370 San Giovanni Teatino, CH, IT, 66020 Orlando, FL, US, 32801 Suresnes, FR, 92150 Poincy, 77, FR, 77470 Lincolnton, NC, US, 28092 Chonburi, Chonburi , TH, 20000 Gibsonia, PA, US, 15044 Charleval, 27, FR, 27380 Annecy, 74, FR, 74650 El Marques Queretaro, Querétaro, MX, 76246 Suzhou, JS, CN, 215123 Elgin, IL, US, 60124 Martignat, 01, FR, 01100 Louveciennes, 78, FR, 78430 McHenry, IL, US, 60050 Dubai, Dubai, AE El Segundo, CA, US, 90245 Madrid, ES, 28045 Libertyville, IL, US, 60048 Mukwonago, WI, US, 53149 Le Vaudreuil, 27, FR, 27100 Cwmbran, Wales, GB, NP44 3WY Louveciennes, 78, FR, 78430 Torello, B, ES, 08570 Leeds, ENG, GB, LS27 0LL Alcalà de Henares, M, ES, 28806 Crystal Lake, IL, US, 60014 Cikarang - Bekasi, West Java, ID, 17530 Suzhou, JS, CN, 215123 Ceske Budejovice, Jihocesky, CZ, 37001 Dallas, TX, US, 75235 Trumbull, CT, US, 06611 Congers, NY, US, 10920

Company: Aptar Group

Notice of Job Opportunity

Director, Enhancement and Harmonization Reporting


Reports to: Director, Enhancement and Harmonization

Location:  hybrid  - must be able to commute 2-3 days/week to an Aptar site in NAM, EMEA, ASIA, LATAM


Job Summary

The primary mission of the Enhancement and Harmonization team is to drive EMEA FICO organization to a better functional efficiency through processes harmonization, structure and master data improvement and people skills development.

Within this role, there is deep focus on controlling foundations allowing the B+H controlling community to develop their business partnership mission.

Supporting the Enhancement and Harmonization team, he/she will work with the local controllers as well as the regional team to improve their controlling skills and systems usage maturity (analytical package concept and related reporting).



Key Responsibilities

  • Support report enhancements especially for visualization of KPIs within the analytical package (Power BI dashboards), prepare specifications and perform testing with BI team for automatic data preparation, close collaboration with regional champions for the design of significant dashboards supporting their local reporting needs and consolidated views for the BU controllers.
  • Explore S/4 HANA and new system opportunities for reporting and system integration. Specify and promote reconciliation levels and manage related change management.
  • Plan and execute FICO training sessions to increase systems and methodologies alignment through B+H entities, prepare the related training support.
  • Manage functional maturity assessment as starting point of improvement processes. Execute training plan accordingly.
  • SAP project business support for upcoming Aptar 1 implementations for best practices. Support on post Go live periods according to deployment plan.
  • Structure new processes answering to controlling needs together with sales & Operations functions, connecting to CMDG and IS demand management.
  • Audit plants to identify room for improvement in term of controlling functional maturity. Execute plan accordingly
  • Closing support on focused entities on demand (Aptar knowledge capitalization)
  • Contribute to enhancement and harmonization of Aptar1 SAP controlling functions and cross-system integration (IBP, MES …) in cooperation with Aptar1 IS team and Business process experts.
  • Master data alignment checks related to CO relevant data in Materials, Cost centers, Profit centers and derivation rules.
  • Strong implication on local controllers’ development plan, supporting the overall EMEA controlling maturity level.



Required Qualifications


  • Required: College or university business degree, specialization in computer science and financial foundations are a plus


Skills / Abilities

  • Capability of drive & manage people/teams without direct reporting line
  • Experience with Office 365 functionalities
  • Experience with SAP Process management
  • SAP BI experience required for Accounting and Controlling reports
  • Proven leadership and cooperative capabilities
  • Ability to promote the best practice working style and triggering the necessary commitment
  • Ability to work within a multi-cultural environment
  • Fluency in English and engagement to learn another language
  • Good knowledge of SAP system landscape integration with a special focus on data bases and reporting systems
  • General knowledge of Information Systems and proficiency in the general use of computers


Other requirements

  • Travels: Occasionally travels cross-region (primarily to EMEA Aptar Locations)



  • At least five years of professional experience in business process design in multinational public industrial environment, especially in reporting for financial applications
  • Good understanding in Finance, Controlling and Internal Control (SOX requirements)

Nearest Major Market: Chicago