Company leader (Closing coordinator)

Employer: Michelin Romania
Domain:
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: > 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 18.04.2018
    Short company description

    The Michelin Group started its industrial activity in Romania in August 2001, investing more than 400 million euros over the years in plant modernization. Currently, Michelin Romania has about 3,500 employees, three factories, two in Zalău and one in Floreşti, a commercial network and a Center of Excellence and Shared Services( Bucharest), which provides support services to various entities Michelin in Europe. Also, the commercial activities of the Group for Central and Eastern Europe are coordinated from Bucharest (12 countries).

    Requirements

    - Minimum 8 years of experience in Finance with relevant experience in accounting (GL)/advanced accounting/controlling/ analysis;
    - Experience in Audit companies is also welcomed;
    - Coordinator experience or experience in project management is desired;
    - Advanced in working with Excel;
    - English and Russian at an advanced level are a must

    Responsibilities

    The Company Leader is responsible, in one or more companies, for the quality aspects of all the activities of an entity in accordance with Group deadlines and accounting standards.
    He/she coordinates deliverables from all personnel and the outsourcer, and is the sole point of contact for the local team assigned to this area.

    Main activities:
    - To ensure account closings and quality deliverables within deadlines the Company Leader:
    - Contributes to the preparation, checking and dissemination of Group accounts and reports;
    - Contributes to the preparation and checking of company accounts in accordance with local standards;
    - Ensures application of Group and local standards;
    - Ensures quality of accounts within his/her remit (completeness and risk assessment);
    - Ensures consistency between general ledger and cost accounting and proper allocation of transactions to structures;
    - Involves all personnel in the activities of the Record to Report (R2R) process;
    - Presents all deliverables to the managers concerned;
    - Contributes to the monthly validation report for accounts under his/her remit (Closing Review and Zero Surprise) and supports the General Review;
    - Defends financial statements before external auditors;
    - Produces all necessary supporting documentation required to deal with queries from tax authorities and other regulators;
    - Ensures compliance with R2R internal control manuals (except the Commitments Manual) by performing self-assessments and tracking non-conformities;
    - Ensures the quality of accounts and all R2R deliverables by monitoring process indicators and outsourcer's operational performance;
    - Manages quality and internal control action plans following the detection of discrepancies;
    - Ensures application of standard procedures through training and checks