Regional Financial reporting & controlling manager

Location: Latvia

Job category: Accounting/Finance

Language: English

As our Regional financial reporting and controlling manager you will have holistic ownership and responsibility of financial reporting, financial compliance and financial controlling in the region (multiple legal entities across Northern Europe).

Join our Transcom Family as a Regional financial reporting and controlling manager!

What your daily tasks would include in next 12 months?

The position requires effective leadership and execution for the following key focus areas (additional responsibilities may be added as the needs of the business change):

  • Lead, direct and manage financial operations to deliver timely, relevant and reliable financial reporting (incl. monthly, quarterly and annually reporting) in accordance with IFRS, local GAAPs and Group accounting policies.

  • Work closely with business finance function to keep abreast with business development and ensure proactive advice and management of consequential financial aspects.

  • Coordinate (including with Corporate SMEs) and ensure financial compliance, tax and governance – e.g. audits, VAT and tax filings, transfer pricing.

  • Coordinate and implement robust, effective and efficient internal controls over financial reporting.

  • Drive positive change by initiating, evaluating and leading improvement projects in the financial reporting, financial controlling and governance area. In specific, increasing the finance organization’s efficiency; reducing transaction costs through lean organization setup, standardization and automation.

  • Be the speaking partner to the cluster CFO on all accounting, financial reporting and compliance matters.

  • Co-ordinate and ensure delivery of periodic and ad-hoc P&L, Cash flow forecasts and Balance Sheet analytics (e.g. periodic spend analytics, receivable analytics) and drive optimization.

  • Lead optimization of working capital (e.g. factoring), coordinate insurance coverage for the region, and implement robust credit risk management processes.

  • Maintain day to day relationships with banks and liaise with Corporate Treasury for banking matters.

  • Staff responsibilities including recruitment of high caliber staff, training and development through insightful feedback and performance evaluations.

  • Liaise, coordinate and be responsible for delivery via external accounting providers.

What's in it for YOU!

  • Competitive remuneration package: Gross salary from 40,000 EUR to 48,000 EUR p.a., participation in annual bonus program, health insurance.

  • Fast paced work environment with possibility to drive improvements and personal learning at the same time.

  • International company culture based on work-life balance.

  • Informal and approachable management style.

  • Possibility to Hybrid/work from home way of working (per discussion with direct manager).

  • Opportunity to be spotted for your career path.

  • Supportive workplace and team of staff, department and Corporate.

  • Continuous development through our diversified learning platforms that are led by training and our own Transcom University.

To qualify for this role you must have (not in any specific order):

  • A university degree preferably in accounting, finance or business.

  • Be fluent in written and spoken (business) English.

  • 8+ years of progressive work experience in financial functions e.g. external auditing, finance controlling, financial reporting, with at least 3 recent years working in financial reporting and controlling.

  • Prior experience in managing year-end processes and liaising with auditors, as well as a good working knowledge of the group reporting process in a multi entities & currencies environment.

  • Prior experience from an offshore/nearshore accounting Center of Excellence (CoE)/Shared service centers (SSC).

  • Prior experience in optimization of financial function including with help of automation.

  • Broad understanding of IFRS, key accounting concepts and principles.

  • Advanced MS Office skills especially MS-Excel.

    Highly desirable (not in any specific order)…

  • Swedish proficiency would be considered as an advantage.

  • Prior experience in transition managing finance processes to nearshore accounting CoE/SSC.

  • A professional accounting qualification (CA, CPA, ACCA, CMA) or Master’s in accounting, finance or business.

  • Prior experience of working with SAP FICO and prior experience in Hyperion as a consolidation tool.

  • Prior experience of deploying Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in financial processes (experience as functional/subject matter expert is also appreciated, you may not be hands-on with RPA tools).

You are a fit for this role, if:

  • Enjoy leading, coaching, supporting and developing teams.

  • Have a strong sense of ownership.

  • Take pride in driving continuous improvements.

  • Have a strong ability to set priorities and adhere to timelines.

  • Have strong attention to details, but also be personable and able to liaise with all levels within the organization

  • Have an analytical mindset.

  • Be confident, with a “can do” attitude and ability to keep calm and work with equanimity whilst working with ambitious timelines.

  • Have a “hands on” “doer” approach.

  • Be able to work independently with little direction.

What Life at Transcom is like!

We are the voice of our clients. Equipped with intelligent technology, we are a global network of local specialists, ambitious about making things work. We continuously evolve to be one step ahead, anticipating the newest technology and trends to create a new way to customer experience. From reactive trouble-shooting to active solution-finding.

We learn new things, we discover new solutions! We make sure that anyone here is welcome. And it doesn't matter for us for how long you are together with Transcom, we are eager to help our people to grow within the company and to always achieve the best results!

Join our team, and create smarter people experiences with Transcom!

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