Finance and Accounting

position Accounts Receivable Director expand

CLIENT

World’s largest provider of workplace solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

·         Overall accountability and ownership of the operational activities and financial accounting of the Debtors Tower

·         Manage all transactional / operational activity, ensuring it is up to date and meeting the required SLAs.  This includes all cash applications for customer receipts, investigation and resolution of unidentified and unallocated cash & credits, customer payment administration and collections administration

·         Ensure all accounting entries and reconciliations are completed for month end close, or other defined deadlines

·         Constant review of the accuracy of data being delivered, eliminating the risk of any financial impact which was unforeseen

·         Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations within the Tower are complete, accurate and any reconciling items are resolved & corrected on a timely basis (i.e. for all balance sheet GL accounts relating to Debtors globally).  

·         Prepare and present the status of all balance sheet accounts and reconciliations as part of a monthly review

·         Provide full support to the stakeholders, including other Accounting Towers, LSCs, Group HQ

·         Finance and the GSC Finance Field Operations Team, ensuring deliveries are of the required quality & meet expectations

·         Identify process improvements, for approval by the Global Process Owner.  Deliver agreed

·         Process efficiency/effectiveness improvements within the GSC finance function and contribute to improvement in other processes both within and beyond the GSC

·         Ensure process documentation is complete and up to date

·         Collaborate with other GSC teams, providing support to auditors and legal authorities with the execution of required activities

·         Lead, manage and motivate a team, assisting to remove barriers or constraints where necessary

·         Escalation of critical issues must be made through a standardised process, with continued support to help reach a quick resolution

·         Ensure there is a suitable segregation of duties within the team, meeting all control requirements

·         Summarise and present Tower performance to management, including financial reporting status/progress as well as team performance

·         Assist in leading change within the GSC

Ensure future migrations and acquisitions are integrated on a timely basis, ensuring processes are absorbed into the standardised model, with complete and accurate accounting from the start

 

JOB QUALIFICATION

·         Experience of financial accounting in a blue chip multinational PLC environment

·         Experience of managing Accounts Receivable processes within a multinational, shared service environment

·         Experience of managing professional teams in a multinational, shared services environment

·         Experience of building strong relationships with peers and Finance Leaders

·         At least 10 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting

·         At least 5 years in a management or supervisory role 

·         Certified Public Accountant or equivalent

·         Chartered Accountant or advanced business degree preferred

·         Dynamic, hands-on, proactive self-starter.  Resilience is a must.

·         Strong team leader with the ability to coach and develop people

·         Ability to identify the impact of each activity and adjust priorities accordingly

·         Intelligent, numerate and able to quickly grasp complex issues.

·         Excellent problem solving and organisational skills

·         Excellent analytical skills

·         Results driven

·         Ability to adapt to change, demonstrating flexibility and ownership of the change

·         Proven ability to deliver to tight deadlines

·         Ability to interact and collaborate with all levels and teams in the organisation

·         A team player, with high energy levels

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Highly proficient in using various Accounting applications

Customer service approach, focussed on serving all key stakeholders

 

ACTIVE DATES July 26 - February 28, 2017
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position Finance Director – Financial Reporting expand

CLIENT

Our client is the world's leading provider of office space, virtual office services, meeting rooms & business services.

JOB DESCRIPTION

·         Overall accountability and ownership of the production and content of the monthly financial reports.

·         Prepare the monthly financial reports for the group of companies, ensuring the data is  accurate and complete, providing  comprehensive supporting narrative and explanations for key variances

·         Initiate control over the month end accounting close process, ensuring compliance with Group  policies (Accounting, Treasury, HR, Legal) and statutory requirements

·          Provide full support to the stakeholders, in particular Group HQ Finance and the Regional & Country Finance Teams, ensuring deliveries are of the required quality & meet expectations

·         Constant review of the accuracy of data being delivered, eliminating the risk of any financial impact which was unforeseen

·         Close collaboration with the Accounting Towers, ensuring all balance sheet reconciliations are complete, with any issues escalated to Field Finance as part of the month end discussions.

·         Ownership of the accounting control environment within the GSC and its relationship to the Group control environment

·         Identify process improvements, for approval by the Global Process Owner.  Deliver agreed process efficiency/effectiveness improvements within the GSC finance function and contribute to improvement in other processes both within and beyond the GSC

·         Ensure process documentation is complete and up to date

·         Work in collaboration with the Compliance team, in the preparation of Group Audit work and  VAT/compliance requirements

·         Lead and develop the GSC Finance – Field Operations team, focused on delivering the accounting and financial reporting requirements, ensuring any barriers or constraints are removed.   Empower each sub-team within the Towers, providing a challenging and rewarding environment for individuals to grow.

·         Assist in leading change within the GSC

·         Ensure future migrations and acquisitions are integrated on a timely basis, ensuring processes are absorbed into the standardized model, with complete and accurate accounting from the start.

 

JOB QUALIFICATION

·          Certified Public Accountant or equivalent - preferably “Big 4” experience

·          Chartered Accountant or advanced business degree preferred

·          Dynamic, hands-on, proactive self-starter.  Resilience is a must.

·          Strong team leader with the ability to coach and develop people

·          Intelligent, numerate and able to quickly grasp complex issues.

·         Excellent problem solving and organisational skills

·            Excellent analytical skills

·            Proven ability to deliver to tight deadlines

·            Results driven

·            Ability to adapt to change, demonstrating flexibility and ownership of the change

·            Ability to interact and collaborate with all levels and teams in the organisation

·            A team player, with high energy levels

·            Excellent written and oral communication skills

·            Customer service approach, focussed on serving all key stakeholders.  

 

ACTIVE DATES July 26 - February 28, 2017
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position Accounting Manager expand

CLIENT

the world’s largest provider of workplace solutions, offering the widest range of products and services that allow individuals and companies to work however, wherever, and whenever they need to

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

  • ·         To   manage       the   accounting     and  operational     activities   within  the  Tower.      Ensure  all transactional / operational   postings,  accounting entries and reconciliations are prepared   accurately, completely and by specified deadlines. Optimise the quality of the accounting entries while ensuring there is a strong environment of financial control.

 

·         Overall accountability and ownership of the operational activities and financial accounting of the Tower.

·         Manage   all   transactional   /   operational   activity,   ensuring   it   is   up   to   date   and   meeting   the required   SLAs.     This   includes all  cash applications for customer receipts,  investigation and resolution of unidentified and unallocated cash and credits, customer payment administration, and collections administration.

  • Ensure all accounting entries and reconciliations are completed for month end close or other defined deadlines. 
  • Constant      review   of  the   accuracy     of  data   being   delivered,    eliminating    the  risk  of  any unforeseen financial impact. 
  • Ensure   all   balance   sheet   reconciliations   within   the   Tower  are   complete,   accurate   and   any reconciling items are resolved and corrected on a timely basis (i.e. for all balance sheet GL accounts relating to Debtors globally). 
  • Prepare and present the status of all balance sheet accounts and reconciliations as part of a monthly review. 
  • Provide full support to the stakeholders, including other Accounting Towers, LSCs, Group HQ Finance and the GSC Finance Field Operations Team, ensuring deliveries are of the required quality and meet expectations.
  • Identify  process improvements, for approval by the   Global Process Owner. Deliver agreed process efficiency/effectiveness improvements within the GSC finance function and contribute to improvement in other processes both within and beyond the GSC.
  • Collaborate with other GSC teams, providing support to auditors and legal authorities with the execution of required activities.
  • Ensure process documentation is complete and up to date
  • Lead, manage,  and        motivate   a   team,    assisting   to remove     barriers   or  constraints   where necessary.     Escalation of critical issues must be made through a standardized process, with continued support to help reach a quick resolution.
  • Ensure     there   is  a  suitable   segregation     of  duties    within  the   team,    meeting    all  control requirements.
  • Summarize   and   present   Tower   performance   to   management,   including   financial   reporting status/progress as well as team performance.
  • Assist in leading change within the GSC.
  • Ensure     future   migrations     and   acquisitions    are   integrated    on   a  timely  basis;   ensuring processes are absorbed into the standardized model, with complete and accurate accounting from the start.

 

JOB QUALIFICATION

·         Experience in financial accounting in a blue chip multinational PLC environment

·         Experience in managing accounts receivable and transactional processes within the multinational, shared services environment

·         Experience of managing professional teams in multinational, shared services environment

·         Experience of building strong relationships with peers and finance leaders

·         At least 10 years experience in Finance and Accounting

·         At least 5 years in a management or supervisory role

 

ACTIVE DATES September 27 - February 28, 2017
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position Accounting Manager – Corporate Planning expand

CLIENT

A lifewear clothing brand from Japan

JOB DESCRIPTION

·             Interconnect Profit and Loss, Cash Flow and Retail Management.  Should be able to build plans and be able to correct them

·             Outline a roadmap for 18 months and 3 years ahead based on the present facts and requirements

·             Full integration of Profit and Loss, Cash Flows, Retail Management, marketing plan, and sales plan

·             Project a plan that is fully understood by the store and the management

·             Makes timely adjustment to every plan

·             Develop every plan into best, base and worst case scenarios.

·             Reports to be prepared:

o    Budget planning

o   Midterm Planning

o    Monthly analysis of actual results

o   Monthly Cash flow Planning

o   Store Budget/Daily Sales Budget

o   Making/Updating Merchandising Budget

JOB QUALIFICATION

·         BS Accounting Degree 

·         Certified Public Accountant

ACTIVE DATES January 26 - March 30, 2017
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position Accounting Supervisor expand

CLIENT

A lifewear clothing brand from Japan

JOB DESCRIPTION

·         Meets accounting financial standards by:

o   Providing accounting department the annual budget information

o   monitoring expenditures

o   identifying variances

o   Implementing corrective actions

·         Maintains cash flow by monitoring bank balances and cash requirements and investing excess funds.

·         Supports annual audit by providing information and answers to auditors.

·         Verifies employee benefit invoices by verifying coverage and costs.

·         Maintains financial security by adhering to internal controls.

JOB QUALIFICATION

·         BS Accounting Degree 

·         Certified Public Accountant

ACTIVE DATES January 26 - March 30, 2017
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position Finance Director for Accounting expand

CLIENT

Our client is the world's leading provider of office space, virtual office services, meeting rooms & business services.

JOB DESCRIPTION

·         Overall accountability and ownership of the production and content of the monthly financial reports

·         Prepare the monthly financial reports for the group of companies, ensuring the data is  accurate and complete, providing  comprehensive supporting narrative and explanations for key variances

·         Initiate control over the month end accounting close process, ensuring compliance with Group  policies (Accounting, Treasury, HR, Legal) and statutory requirements

·          Provide full support to the stakeholders, in particular Group HQ Finance and the Regional & Country Finance Teams, ensuring deliveries are of the required quality & meet expectations

·         Constant review of the accuracy of data being delivered, eliminating the risk of any financial impact which was unforeseen

·         Close collaboration with the Accounting Towers, ensuring all balance sheet reconciliations are complete, with any issues escalated to Field Finance as part of the month end discussions

·         Ownership of the accounting control environment within the GSC and its relationship to the Group control environment

·         Identify process improvements, for approval by the Global Process Owner.  Deliver agreed process efficiency/effectiveness improvements within the GSC finance function and contribute to improvement in other processes both within and beyond the GSC

·         Ensure process documentation is complete and up to date

·         Work in collaboration with the Compliance team, in the preparation of Group Audit work and  VAT/compliance requirements

·         Lead and develop the GSC Finance – Field Operations team, focused on delivering the accounting and financial reporting requirements, ensuring any barriers or constraints are removed.   Empower each sub-team within the Towers, providing a challenging and rewarding environment for individuals to grow

·         Assist in leading change within the GSC

·         Ensure future migrations and acquisitions are integrated on a timely basis, ensuring processes are absorbed into the standardized model, with complete and accurate accounting from the start

 

JOB QUALIFICATION