• County Mayo, Ireland
  • Posted 2 years ago
  • Salary: € 65000-75000

Job Details


  • County Mayo
  • Posted 2 years ago
  • Salary: € 65000-75000

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Job Summary:

This excellent Finance Team Lead / Supervisor EMEA job in Co Mayo with a multinational company in their SSC for the EMEA region (circa 22 entities). This job reports to the Finance Manager and is responsible for the team that owns the end to end processes in Revenue, Accruals and Prepays for this region. You would have 2 direct reports in Mayo, who are qualified accountants and would carry out the high complexity work, and you would indirectly manage the outsourced team in India that carry out the low to medium complexity transactions.

This job is offered as a 12 month contract, covering maternity leave. There is no promise of permanency, but they have an excellent track record to holding onto contract staff.

Finance Team Lead EMEA

The Finance Team Lead EMEA is accountable for their activities in addition to deliver accurate and timely financial information from the point of transaction through to financial close (period, quarter, and annual) in accordance with corporate reporting, regulatory and US GAAP requirements for the Commissionaire entities. The individual will participate in exception management and continuous improvement activities, as a part of day to day work efforts leading a general accounting team in accordance with the global, regional and country specific ATR process standards.

Essential Functions

Responsible for US GAAP accounts preparation and month end close.

  1. Responsible for completing close or VAT reporting activities as assigned.
  2. Responsible for overseen the Month end close process including payroll accounting, close governance and associated corporate reporting for the Commissionaire entities.
  3. Coordinate between internal and external ATR teams, business units, and functional areas to ensure smooth month end close
  4. Review European month end financials to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  5. Participation in Monthly Product line review calls with business units.
  6. Actively lead the accounting processes for all areas within the EMEA region to ensure accuracy & correctness of month end accounts.
  7. Ensure all intercompany cross-charges are accurately processed in line with legal agreements.
  8. Responsible to review & approve the netting payments.
  9. Responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of cost allocations and revaluations
  10. Responsible for review of balance sheet account reconciliations and Journal entries
  11. Co-ordinate the payment runs process.

Ensuring the integrity of internal financial controls and compliance with policies.

  1. Ensure that the ATR team is fully trained on the WWP’s
  2. Monitor compliance of our accounting processes and procedures with the WWP’s.
  3. Drive projects to identify and close any gaps and ensure alignment of the JNJ policies.
  4. Ensures that good accounting practices (US GAAP) and corporate internal policies are followed.
  5. Responsible to ensure all areas under responsibility are in compliance with SOX requirements

Management of the day to day activities of the Internal and External ATR teams.

  1. Continue to strive for process improvements and implementation of best practice.
  2. Implement staff induction, training and development initiatives.
  3. Responsible for team motivation and enhanced performance.
  4. Evaluate and meet with team on a regular basis and initiate organizational changes and staff recruitment where necessary
  5. Monitor agreed performance measures, CPI’S & KPIs.
  6. Sustain Service Agreement delivery standards with the internal customers and 3rd party outsource service providers.

Internal & External Audits

  1. Active participation in all internal and external audits.
  2. Responsible for ensuring that information is prepared in the correct format, reconciled and provided on a timely basis to the auditors.
  3. Co-ordinate the audit process to ensure that the audit is as efficient as possible and that queries are resolved in an effective manner.

Projects & Other Responsibilities

  1. Participate and assist in the co-ordination of SSC & worldwide accounting projects and other initiatives
  2. Continue to strive for process improvements and implementation of best practice.
  3. Involvement in future business projects and integration of new business as required.
  4. Support Finance Organizational change activities as required.
  5. Lead the internal team to perform ad hoc and special projects assignments, as required.

To apply for this job email your details to edelvahey@fpna.ie

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To apply for this job email your details to edelvahey@fpna.ie

Apply using webmail: Gmail / AOL / Yahoo / Outlook

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