Lead Specialist-Record To Report
Full Time

  • Your Role
  • Providing leadership to a given Record to Report team;
  • Ensuring that appropriate General Ledger processes, controls, policies and procedures are in place and comply with Electrolux standards;
  • Ensuring that performance targets are met;
  • Driving process improvement initiatives;
  • Being a first point of contact for local GSSO Managers served;

    A Typical Day

  • Leading a team that is responsible for one or more of the following GL processes:
    -Asset Accounting
    -Inventory Accounting
    -Tax Accounting
    -Treasury and Cash management
    -Period End Closing
    -Audit Management
  • Participating in the establishment of the SLA for the RTR area with the countries, in line with overall GSSC SLA’s;
  • Monitoring and managing performance in the processes, ensuring that SLA’s and business objectives are met and that team resources are allocated effectively;
  • A successful migration of the RTR work from countries to GSSC through adequate leadership in process documentation, work shadowing and training of a team members;
  • Implementing methods and control tools to ensure stable and high quality in the provided service;
  • Resolution of delivery problems and dealing with complex client questions that your team members can not resolve themselves;
  • Timely and properly escalating to GSSC Process Manager and/or local GSSO Manager problems that reach beyond the scope of the migrated GL activities for the country;
  • Reporting to GSSC Process Manager and, when appropriate, to relevant local GSSO Manager, any deviations from agreed standards (delays, use of wrong templates, missing input);
  • Contributing to periodic meetings with other Team Leaders;
  • Providing visible leadership to RTR team;
  • Monitoring, coaching and supporting your team members to meet operational plans, development opportunities and career goals;
  • Participating in recruitment processes of new team members;Spotting and resolving recurring performance problems and improvement opportunities;
  • Preparing meeting agendas;
    -Facilitating team meetings using appropriate brainstorming, problem solving, decision making, and project planning techniques;
  • Delegating team tasks as needed (e.g. recording, gathering information, etc.);
  • Facilitating ongoing self-evaluation of the team’s effectiveness;
  • Providing methods to avoid repetitive mistakes within the team;
  • Ensuring that needs of the business are understood within the team;
  • Actively aligning and improving processes in order to deliver quality, productivity and transparency improvements;
  • Maintain good working relationships with local GSSO managers through open communication on a regular basis and ad hoc as required;
  • Follow up queries;
  • Maintaining process maps and desktop procedures;

    Additional responsibilities outside of standard job responsibilities:
  • Participating in knowledge transfer and process documentation to secure a safe transfer of work from Finance departments abroad to the GSSC;
  • Actively support in the execution of listed RTR processes if required;
  • Sharing knowledge and lessons learnt with all team leaders within own country group and within the GSSC;
  • Actively undertaking activities to increase your own competency portfolio in order to ensure continued effective service delivery within the SSC;

    Who You Are

  • Candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies/ Administration. Management/ Economic/ Finance/Accounting/ Banking/Commerce or equivalent; relevant professional qualification (ACMA, ACA, CPA);
  • MS Office, JDE, SAP (or other ERP system) knowledge;
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in post qualification accounting and finance,1 to 2 years’ experience in a middle management role, including staff management, experienced with Shared Service Centre environment, people & change management as well as working in a multicultural, international environment , understanding of relevant regional accounting practices and the regulatory environment;
  • Passion to innovation, customer obsession, drive for results, communicative, team orientated, with analytical thinking, patient, paying attention to the details, organised, training skills, leadership skills, confidentiality, problem-solving skills, with the ability to motivate people, with the ability to plan and prioritize own work and other team members, taking ownership and responsibility of outstanding issues and queries;
  • Transition experience and/or ERP implementation experience;
    Experience of working in a / within a multicultural, international environment;
    Available to travel / full time orientated;
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