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To lead the finance function across all countries in the Area and provide local management with financial support and insight, whilst ensuring that the appropriate financial controls are in place.
â€¢ To ensure compliance with all LR group policies and procedures and that all balance sheet reconciliations are completed for all businesses in GEMA.
â€¢ Overall responsibility for financial control within the GEMA area as well as responsibility for the financial shared service centre for all LR businesses in GEMA and the block fee service centre supporting EMEA and global contracts.
â€¢ Responsible for the month and year end financial close processes for all LR business in GEMA, ensuring they are closed on time and are accurate.
â€¢ Management of working capital to Group targets and procedures.
â€¢ The provision of management reports and information to Area, Regional and Group management.
â€¢ Lead the yearly budget and forecast processes for GEMA.
â€¢ Ensure statutory and tax accounts are produced to a high standard of quality, in compliance with local legislation and standards, and filed on a timely basis.
â€¢ Look for opportunities to improve the effectiveness of shared services within the area to improve service delivery and reduce costs.
â€¢ Lead, Motivate and develop the Finance Team for GEMA.
â€¢ Be part of the GEMA Management Team.
â€¢ Build a strong working relationship with all Business Managers in GEMA (all streams).
â€¢ An internationally recognised Accounting qualification or Masters Degree in Finance with experience at manager level in LR or a similar size multinational company.
â€¢ Solid experience of providing timely and accurate management reports to both local management and an international parent company.
â€¢ Solid experience of ensuring that statutory financial and tax filings are made in accordance with local financial standards in a number of countries within the GEMA Area.
â€¢ Well developed understanding of financial and management accounting, including VAT, Tax, & large financial transactional systems such as JDE and MS office tools.
â€¢ Solid experience ensuring an effective financial control across a number of countries.
â€¢ An excellent command of English.