R2R Closing & Reporting Specialist Coordinator

Employer: Alstom
Domain:
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • Cluj Napoca
  • Updated at: 03.10.2022
    Short company description

    Through the diversity and complexity of its projects, Alstom is a very attractive employer for the young generations of Romanian specialists, giving them a unique chance to professionally grow in an international environment with access to worldwide knowledge and capabilities.

    Requirements

    - Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, CFA/CPA/ACCA certification is a plus;
    - Experience: 3 - 5 years of experience in accounting or finance. Proven work experience in Accounting and Reporting field;
    - Familiar with International Accounting Standards (IAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS);
    - Experience in project management;
    - Experience in SAP ERP system is a plus;
    - PC literate (MS-office tools);
    - English advanced.

    Responsibilities

    Management of Business Partner Relationship:
    - Act as an escalation point for operational activities, for the assigned Legal entities/Divisions;
    - Ensure the effective communication within the finance organization as well as with the interdependent functions to foster open and proactive information sharing and decision making;
    - Supports the identification of key internal/external stakeholder needs and expectations and the assessment of the priority evaluation;
    - Act as Business Partner towards the Finance organization and the cross functional stakeholder for the assigned Legal Entities (Head of Division, Head of Accounting, Head of Finance, other Local A&R counterparts).

    Operational Performance Management:
    - Support, plan and prepares AES necessary data;
    - Ensure the monthly, quarterly, and annual reports/statistics for the assigned Legal entities;
    - Oversees the delivery of tax-related reportorial requirements of the countries assigned, including, but not limited to, domestic and foreign VAT computations, Intrastat Reports, EC Sales List and other analyses as requested;
    - Performs other periodic activities or ad hoc tasks as assigned;
    - Contributes to the effectiveness of the General Ledger, Fixed Assets and Closing & - - - Reporting functions through the identification of areas for continuous improvement, providing input and information to achieve problem resolution;
    - Coordinates with team and business partners for the resolution of complex issues and queries.

    Performs Controlling activities, such as, but not limited to:
    - Ensure the final invoices are issued towards customers based on project calculations;
    - Support site and/or project planning and analyse financials by assisting the site and/or project controller in analysing financials;
    - Ensure on time adjustment of changes in plan calculation in order to deliver proper margin recognition in every month;
    - Oversees the projects transfer from running projects to delivered projects and close them as per contract closure process;
    - Ensure the monthly site reporting (Actuals vs. Budget/Forecast, R&D, BIDS, Headcount, MIS reports, etc.) are on timely and properly completed.

    Performs General Ledger activities, such as, but not limited to:
    - Reviews and approves of journal entries and ensures these are processed timely and accurately;
    - Ensures complete processing of journal requests received within cut-off;
    - Oversees the completion of balance sheet reconciliation for accounts assigned and performs reviews and other analyses, ensuring timely follow through and resolution of review comments and timely submission to Local A&R.

    Performs Fixed Asset activities, such as, but not limited to:
    - Ensures timely and accurate processing of requests for asset transfer, disposal or sale, whilst ensuring that these are appropriately & adequately supported;
    - Ensures timely execution of monthly depreciation run and communication to C&R team;
    - Oversees monthly fixed asset reconciliation and the related AIK reporting.

    Performs Closing & Reporting activities, such as, but not limited to:
    - Ensures completeness of pre-closing activities;
    - Ensures the timely and successful completion of closing activities;
    - Ensure the EAI upload to Global Fore is done properly;
    - Support smooth correction and adjustment of validation errors;
    - Ensure the monthly sign off calls with Head of Accounting ,Local A&R and team members for the assigned Legal Entities.

    Operational Coordination activities:
    - Oversees that all operational activities (General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Closing and - Reporting and Controlling) for LEs assigned to ensures service delivery according to SLA and OLA commitments;
    - Recommend effective process documentation methods and insure the implementation to secure knowledge, stability and continuity;
    - Sign-off high risk journal entries; Supervise BS reconciliations and other analyses;
    - Reviews and ensures that desktop procedures of all assigned Legal Entities are updated and signed off periodically;
    - Manages external and internal audits and ensures integrity of data provided to auditors;
    - Ensures implementation of recommended actions based on audit results;
    - Drive the effectiveness of the General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Closing & Reporting, controlling processes through the identification of areas for continuous improvement, providing input and information to achieve problem resolution;
    - Ensures proper onboarding facilitator process and backup plan are in place;
    - Provides guidance to the team based on TL direction.

    Other info

    Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?
    Equal opportunity statement:
    Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.