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25-May-2019, Ad#: 18221, Views: 406
Category: Accounting

GL Team Leader (Fulltime)
Job location

Company introduction
Provision of an excellent Finance service is a core objective of the GL Accounting Team. This role leads one of three Regional General Ledger teams to deliver a consistently accurate, timely, and SOX-compliant close, and to proactively identify and implement opportunities for further improvements to the close process.

Location Prague, Czech Republic

Job description
  • Recruit, develop, train and lead the GL team on a daily basis, manage performance expectations and employee engagement
  • Create and manage suitable Service Level Agreements in partnership with internal and external customers
  • Manage relationships and expectations with other internal stakeholders (AR, AP, Payroll, C&B, country finance) to ensure timely resolution of issues, the efficient running of the department and accuracy of information
  • Improve existing, or create and implement new processes which enable the team to deliver the highest quality of service possible
  • Ensure consistent application of CDK Global Accounting Policies and procedures in relation to CDKI accounting, reporting and monthly close requirements
  • Identify accounting issues requiring resolution and propose solutions, or (where specialist technical input is required) escalate to the Deputy Controller and / or the Technical Accounting Manager, as appropriate, and monitor resolution to ensure timely closure of issues.
  • Oversee and control the monthly close process to ensure accurate recording of business transactions in cooperation with Business Unit Controllers
  • Lead the Balance Sheet reconciliation process and manage the team to provide high-quality detailed analyses and reviews on a periodic basis
  • Supervise the timely provision of accurate financial accounting documentation to comply with legal, audit and SOX requirements
  • Own the timely preparation and submission of financial reporting of the company results on a monthly basis, including statutory accounting submissions, IFRS, USGAAP, VAT and INTRASTAT and other country-specific returns
  • Act as a NAV Key User and carry out Key User responsibilities as specified, including providing training and support to team members on NAV
  • Proactive involvement in ongoing business improvement projects
  • Ad hoc financial analysis and investigation, reporting and planning

Both Internationals and local Czechs

  • USGAAP and/or IFRS experience essential
  • At least 5 years of Bookkeeping/financial accounting/reporting essential
  • Experience of working with Navision ERP or other finance systems required
  • Demonstrable experience of managing a successful team
  • Experience of working for a multinational, multi-currency company would be advantageous
  • Experience of working in a shared service centre would be advantageous
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities effectively

Qualifications required - Essential
  • University degree in accounting/finance (or related discipline) and/or formal professional accounting/finance qualification
  • Proficient in English language
  • Other language skills advantageous

Eva Uchytilová
Argentinská 1610/4
Czech Republic

Phone: 601166171
Website: https://www.ameba.eu

Please mention "Workster.com Ad#18221" in your cover letter when applying for this position. 

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