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SSC ACCOUNTING MANAGER, Location: Bucharest

05 Oct 2021, Bucharest

Consultant: Larisa Lupusoru

Our client is one of the world’s largest designers of in-store consumer experiences, including audio, visual, interactive, scent, voice, and advertising solutions. 

This is a new opportunity for someone to build their own team and own all processes from end to end. It requires a candidate of significant caliber to build the strong controls and processes required and will require experience in business change and transformation.

Responsibilities:

- Manage the Treasury, Accounts Payable, and Cash Application teams of circa 10 headcounts;

- Assess the way the Accounting and Reporting processes were transferred from local entities;

- Evaluate the design of different roles (Senior Accountant, Accounts Assistant, Treasury staff, AP etc.) and the allocation of resources by role and country; volumes by country/roles and segregation of duties are to be considered;

- Build up an action plan to address any deficiencies (eg reallocation of resources, redesign of the roles with Finance SSC team); identify any potential lack of country-specific knowledge and address accordingly;

- Adjust job descriptions if applicable;

- Design process maps and internal controls framework;

- Draft accounting and reporting procedures;

- Work closely with Finance directors in local entities in scope;

- Collaborate with Oracle support team to improve the day-to-day operations;

- Act as Deputy for Finance Director of the company;

- Take over the management of Senior accountants and Accounts assistants.

 

Requirements:

- At least 5 years experience of working on projects (preferably business process migrations, ERP implementations or Quality Improvement projects);

- Strong experience of working on a Finance Shared Services implementation and/or the transition of activity on behalf of an outsourced service provider;

- University degree in Finance and Accounting or Business Administration;

- Accounting qualification is a plus;

- Strong IFRS experience;

- Previous Oracle exposure is a plus;

- Worked within a multinational group and comfortable with foreign exchange translation;

- Commercially aware with strong operational and business focus;

- Very good command of English (both written and verbal); other European languages are a plus.

 

*Only the eligible candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest!