Director of Shared Services and EU Finance

Director of Shared Services and EU Finance
Title: Director of Shared Services and EU Finance

Department: Finance / Global Shared Services Center - Wroclaw

Overall skills and abilities
  • Prior experience as a regional division finance leader
  • Proven leadership skills leading a large team with strong developmental skills
  • Experience working for a US based company
  • Manage quarterly and annual financial statement reporting; constantly drive improvements through automation. Plan, control and direct corporate accounting activities ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), statutory guidelines and internal financial policies and procedures
  • Manage external audit firms in Europe and outsourced tax group
  • Continually improve the current processes, tools and methodologies for budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting to improve efficiency, accuracy, timeliness and level of support for the business.
  • Ensure that all financial systems are properly leveraged, integrated, and upgraded to capture and produce timely and accurate information and support organization growth and change.
  • Advanced analytical skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven experience in summarizing information in executive level format. Willingness to take direction when asked.
  • Self-motivated, able to be involved in the day-to-day decisions and details and interact/present information in executive summary format. Self-starter and finisher
  • Ability to identify and automate/streamline inefficient processes and apply sound economic and accounting solutions to business situations (practical application)
  • Able to self-check and correct work
  • Able to support US finance leadership and in-region country operation leaders equally well
  • Prior experience forecasting balance sheets
  • English fluency
  • Technology/Telecommunications and/or consumer-based experience helpful

EU Finance Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Europe business analysis, forecasting, and planning
  • Oversee, and provide valuable insight of monthly, quarterly, and annual business reporting of results; key reviewer of monthly financial statements ensuring accurate reporting
  • Prepare insightful variance analysis regarding results to the executive leaders in EU
  • Prepare monthly operational reports, highlighting financial results, variances to forecast, and associated metrics for distribution to EU/ executive leaders
  • Work collaboratively to manage EU cash flow; ensuring optimal working capital benefits for the Company
  • Prepare frequent and accurate forecasts of income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow; work closely with operational team to ensure accuracy and fundamental inputs and assumptions.
  • Work closely with specialists on local compliance for tax and statutory purposes
  • Participate in negotiation and review of vendor agreements; ensuring highest value and most advantageous financial/economic terms
    • Ability to identify and automate/streamline inefficient processes. Strong focus on continuous improvement
    • Ability to apply economic and accounting solutions when business situations arise (practical application)
    • Able to self-check and correct work

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance required
  • CPA (or country equivalent) and MBA preferred
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting, tax, forecasting, cash management, and financial analysis experience
  • Workday ERP experience a plus
  • Technology or consumer-based experience helpful

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Job Type
Finanse i Księgowość

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Talk to Kamil Kogut, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wrocław
Hays, ul. Łaciarska 4b

Telephone: 713479998

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