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Your role: As General Ledger Accounting Team Lead in a global Shared Service Center, you oversee the operations of a GA team on a daily basis to ensure realization of service objectives within set guidelines/policies. You manage your team to provide internal customers with financial data/reports, manage accounting processes, post to the general ledger, handle payroll and benefits, maintain master data and reconcile/maintain accounts. In addition, your team is responsible for preparing financial statements, performing financial analysis and (pre-)audit tasks. You handle escalations, perform advanced processing for specific GA activities of a more complex/sensitive nature and provide sign-offs or approvals where needed. In addition, you leverage your expertise to constantly seek out better ways of performing processes, to contribute to process excellence initiatives, to support operational performance reporting activities and to ensure qualification, motivation and development of your team members.
Who you are:
- Master’s Degree in Finance / Accounting required
- 5+ yrs. of experience in General Accounting required
- 3+ yrs. of experience in team lead function required
- Profound accounting knowledge required
- Experience within a Shared Services Center preferred
- Experience with SAP or other ERP system required
- Fluent English language skills required
What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
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