Basic information:

Company: ManpowerGroup

Field: Accountancy

Job Type: Full time

Posted on: 31.05.2017


Negotiable salary



SSC Accounting Manager

Job description

Main goal is to establish new SSC and set up all accounting processes needed (team of 6 people at the beginning) and ensure all activities below:

- Responsible for all activities in the Accounting function (accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed asset accounting, GL)

- Month end and year end closings, including preparing accruals and balance sheet reconciliation

- Prepare for local audits and be the key contact

- Transform the Accounting function to operate in a best in class environment, utilizing automation and process improvement

- Lead and direct the Accounting staff to consistently meet deadlines and oversee with month end close, hard close and year end close

- Be a key point of contact during the audit for assigned areas

- Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure

- Work cross-functionally to maintain processes that ensure data integrity

- Serves as a technical expert for all accounting issues and works with local entities to determine appropriate account actions

- Provide customer service to both external/internal customers to resolve issues in a timely manner and maintain relationships

- Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures, including internal controls, group accounting rules and corporate compliance

- Participate in SAP system implementations and transitioning from local entity accounting to SSC

- Recruit, train, schedule, coach, counsel, and discipline staff; communicate job expectations; enforce policies and procedures


- Degree in Accounting

- Solid understanding of SAP is a must (both as a user and in customizing)

- SSC experience in an international company

- 5-10 years of additional Finance / Accounting experience in a variety of areas, incl. tax and logistics to provide the broad based knowledge necessary

- Solid understanding of generally accepted Accounting standards, IFRS preferred

- 2-5 years experience in managing diverse teams of financial staff is essential

- Rollout/migration experience of SAP in an international company is a plus!

- Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (German would be an asset)

- Process focussed and continous improvement culture

- Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required

We offer

- An international company with a long tradition

- Personal development and growth within the company

- Visits to affiliated companies around the world and sharing know-how

- Classic package - notebook, mobile phone

- 5 weeks holiday

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