1+ months

Team Lead


ICO COE Team Lead is responsible for managing daily activities for GFS Intercompany Center of Excellence professional team currently managing a team of colleagues providing quality intercompany services to global markets. This includes but not limited to AR & AP processes, month close responsibilities, intercompany reconciliations and resolutions, escalations to governance committee, monitoring of intercompany aging, quarterly elimination and P&L reconciliations, statutory audit requirements, financial system support, monitoring of service level agreements. Supports ICO COE Manager to continue improve the intercompany processes.


The ICO Team Lead will perform all or some of the following job description:

In charge of daily operation and ensure operational ICO SLAs are met.

Support the migration of work to Dalian ICO COE successfully and smoothly.

Operationally, the ICO team undertakes ICO reporting to Pfizer's Head Office on a monthly basis. Ensure monthly, quarterly and annual corporate accounting tasks and reporting is done on timely and accurately

Ensure monthly ICO cutoff on time in according with timeline.

Support internal/external audit and ensure smooth audit with no major issues. Follow up all queries from auditors. Close off on all audit recommendations.

Prepare and provide ICO analysis of the monthly operational performance and lead discussion for GFS management and customer review

Ensure clear and updated communications with all departments regarding ICO policies and procedures

Resolve customers escalations and ensure controls are put in place avoid duplicate issue from occurring

Review monthly/ Quarterly ICO out of balance reconciliations and ensure out of balance recon align with Global policies and requirements. Ensure proactive resolution and escalation is in place for ICO OOB items

Ensure Documentation ( including SOPs, Working Instructions, Process flows ) are maintained and updated in a timely manner

Participate and drive ICO projects impacting global IC operation

Represent ICO operations in internal/external audit reviews

Ensure controls and compliance checks are in place and reviewed on a regular basis

Lead a team to ensure workload is adequately covered, provide thought leadership and build a highly engaged team by managing team performance and reviews.

Ensure team members have the appropriate skills, supporting tools and technologies to enable them to deliver a differentiated customer service

Support global related initiates (such as COE etc) and any other enterprise wide initiatives as necessary

Continuously improve existing process efficiency and compliance for best benefit of Pfizer, inculcating a Continuous Improvement mindset

Key Competencies

Results driving mind-set but also be able to see global view

Stakeholder management & lead change

Attention to detail and accuracy

Strong Accounting knowledge

Independency and a self motivator

Strong problem-solving skills and analytical skill

Team management leadership skills

Proficient in English language with the ability to communicate well at all levels both written and oral

Oracle/SAP expriences a plus

Project management & Six Sigma skills a plus

Familiar with a variety of multiple locations and shared services business concepts, best practices and procedures

Proven capabilities with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint

International working experience a plus


Bachelor's degree majoring in Finance, Accounting, or other related field

Minimum of 5 years of related accounting experience

Good English communication skills both written and oral

Good people management mindset, can build & shape talent team

Ability to work shift hours

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

Finance & Accounting



Posted: 2021-03-15 Expires: 2021-05-14

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