TMF Group

Business and Finance Operations Controller

Recruiter
TMF Group
Location
Belgrade, Serbia/Katowice, Poland
Salary
Competitive salary plus great benefits
Posted
12 Apr 2024
Closes
02 May 2024
Ref
570268
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. We provide legal, financial and employee administration through TMF Group’s teams in 125 offices across 86 jurisdictions, covering 92% of world GDP and 95% of FDI inflow.

About the role

Business and Finance Operations Controller is part of the Group Finance department including FP&A, Group control, Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Process development, Master data management, Technical Accounting and Power BI teams, and further part of Group Control team which is responsible for the consolidation, reporting and financial/business controlling.

In this role you will participate in various internal optimization projects and take the lead in aligning different departments, local offices and Group. Aside to that you will be preparing Group reporting and analyzing performance, connecting with local offices to ensure full clarity and understanding of figures, and alignment. You will be virtually connected to the Amsterdam team, and the role offers great exposure to the Board, Regional CFOs (3 regions) and Market Finance Directors (18 markets).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Budget and Forecast process: Lead the budgeting process, monitoring and controlling expenses to ensure financial objectives are met.
  • Corporate costs controlling: Monthly review of corporate costs departments vs budget, investigation of deviations and follow up with relevant department heads in case of deviations.
  • Implement financial strategy: Work with regions and markets to implement financial strategy aligned with organizational goals, providing insights and recommendations to senior management.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, providing key performance indicators to support decision-making processes.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously assess and enhance financial processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Internal optimization projects: Take the lead and make sure that projects are completed in the agreed timelines and that different departments involved in project are aligned. 
  • Make sure that recurring tasks in relation to these projects are conducted in a timely fashion.
  • Communication: Communicate with all levels within the company depending on the projects assigned from the GL accountant to the board and across different business functions taking into consideration individual focus of each group.

About you

We are seeking a highly skilled and dynamic professional who is able to navigate complex financial landscapes. The role demands a candidate who possess hands-on experience in budgeting, reporting, forecasting and implementing strategical initiatives. Since you will be partnering with various stakeholders to ensure correct reporting and optimize financial operations, you should be also having good skills in collaboration and relationship building as well as outstanding analytical and problem solving skills.

Ideally, you are meeting following hiring criteria:

  • Accounting or finance university background. 
  • Preferred qualifications include ACCA or equivalent in accounting and finance;
  • A minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in financial management;
  • Proven track record from audit firms is highly preferred;
  • Problem solver mentality – brainstorm/propose the most pragmatic solution to the given circumstances that would best meet team goals and contribute to overall company strategy;
  • Independent in performing tasks and confident in taking actions;
  • Excellent time and project management skills - able to manage multiple projects/tasks in parallel and being flexible during the peak season;
  • Good understanding of accounting principles, valuation methods, internal control framework, IFRS, lease accounting and tax provisioning;
  • Ability to extend the current experience and knowledge to the new sphere/project;
  • Experience with consolidation ERP tools (OneStream and MS Dynamics) is an advantage;
  • Very good communication skills;
  • Excellent command of English (both verbal and written)

What's in it for you?

Pathways for career development

  • Work with colleagues and clients around the world on interesting and challenging work;
  • We provide internal career opportunities so you can take your career further within TMF;
  • Continuous development is supported through global learning opportunities from the TMF Business Academy;

Making an impact

  • You’ll be helping us to make the world a simpler place to do business for our clients;
  • Through our corporate social responsibility programme, you’ll also be making a difference in the communities where we work;

A supportive environment

  • Strong feedback culture to help build an engaging workplace;
  • Our inclusive work environment allows you to work from our offices around the world, as well as from home, helping you find the right work-life balance to perform at your best

Applications close: 30 Apr 2024 Central Europe Daylight Time

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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