general ledger team lead (fix-term) | budapest

randstad hungary
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28881 / 30029
randstad hungary
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Cégleírás / Organisation/Department

Our partner is a world leader in industrial packaging products and services. The company is being present for more than 140 years. They are supporting the EMEA region from their Budapest-based BSC. We are looking for a General Ledger Team Lead (maternity cover) who wants to utilize her/his knowledge in a great company!

Pozíció leírása / Job description

Main responsibilities:

• Ensure that all entries are correct and are compliant with company policies and procedures.

• Ensure all SOX controls are executed, all potential defects are proactively eliminated or action plan defined and followed up in a timely manner until resolution • Prioritizing the workload according to requests from internal and external stakeholders. • Manages optimal utilization in the Team (work allocation, controlling leaves, vacation planning). Ensure business continuity, including employee administration. Define and maintain proper backup structure to ensure business continuity and service quality.• Meeting KPIs, such as Productivity, Quality and Schedule related metrics, as well as other requirements and goals as defined by the Direct Line Manager through the goal-setting process.• Proactively escalates significant issues as appropriate to Direct Line Manager.• People management of the assigned team: periodical one to ones, development or improvement plans – where applicable –, trainings, coaching, motivating.• Ensure all team members have the necessary assets and accesses to perform their day to day activities.• Accesses are regularly reviewed for Segregation of Duty conflicts.• Responsible for approving journal entries, account reconciliation, closing checklists.• Build up good relationship with the local colleagues for the respective countries, regularly monitor customer satisfaction.• Provide regular feedback to colleagues about their performance and address attitude related issues when needed.• Communicates daily and motivates the team ensuring retention management.• Prepare the annual performance appraisal and provide frequent feedback to direct reports on their performance.• Prepare and comment the monthly KPI's for his/her respective area.• Provide Blackline or other tool administration support for GL Team members under direct responsibility.• Participate in the recruitment process by conducting interviews and evaluating candidates.• Responsible of the successful induction and integration of the new joiner and monitor that the new joiner completes all milestones during the prohibition period.• Focus on Continuous improvement, drives process improvement initiatives and manages implementations.• Participates to floor-walks for the customers & ensures team activities and achievements are well presented.• Manage the migration of new operations / activities / businesses to BSC GL team – and ensure the successful transformation to the BSC-performed standardized process.• Lead projects / process enhancements / process changes to increase efficiency of the team activities and GL procedures – in line with agreement of Direct Line Manager / R2R GPO

Elvárások / Requirements

• Education: University or college degree is required, preferably finance, accounting or economics.• Excellent English knowledge both oral and written form• Overall 3-5 years of experience in the field of GL; leadership experience is an advantage.• Took the main initiative/led process migration or customer visits of a bigger or some few smaller entities.• Has been involved into the GL activities of few countries or business units within a bigger country.• People management experience by leading a project or any other task where you took the initiative to lead the group.• Is actively coaching team members and gives training inside and outside the team.• Results and appraisals are at least in the consistent solid performer category but with advanced competencies.• Proved record of professional accounting knowledge.• Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.• Resilience, mindset of a champion, takes the ownership attitude.• Demonstrate a proactive, can-do approach to solve problems.• Put company goals and performance ahead of personal agenda.• Model the behavior of a servant leader.• Openness to change and ability to learn quickly. • Customer-focused (external and internal.)

Amit kínálunk / Offer

  • As a part of an international team you will sit in a modern, beautiful office in the heart of Budapest;
  • Multinational, young and dynamic environment;
  • Flexible working hours and competitive salary;
  • Professional trainings and workshops, great learning opportunity;
  • Long-term professional development and career plan.

Kapcsolattartó / Information