General Accounting Manager, Integrated Accounting Services EU

Recruiter
Covance
Location
Sofia, Bulgaria
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
14 Jun 2021
Closes
16 Jun 2021
Ref
65309
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Manager
Job Overview:

At Labcorp we believe in harnessing science for human good. And so we work day and night, around the world, to deliver answers for all your health questions-whether you're a provider, drug developer, hospital, medical researcher or patient. That means everything from advancing diagnostic testing, to helping launch new drugs, to offering new perspectives through data, all drawing from a deep well of scientific expertise. So when you need trusted information to make clear, confident health decisions, consider us your source.

Our finance team in Sofia, Bulgaria is growing and we want to appoint a General Accounting Manager. The General Accounting Manager will collaborate with stakeholders inside and outside the organization to provide accurate and reliable financial information, but not limited to the following:

  • Provide guidance in line with the designed process and manage escalations as needed
  • Allocate tasks to optimize efficiency across onshore and offshore direct and indirect reports
  • Review identified material journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by onshore and offshore accountants and corresponding supporting documentation
  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations that have been identified as complex, material, or high risk
  • Review and refine financial statement variance explanations prepared by accountants with additional business context behind the transactions
  • Manage the timely and accurate completion of assigned close activities and resolve issues
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and maintain assigned service levels with Segment, BU and corporate contacts
  • Provide feedback to onshore and offshore accountants, gather feedback and requests from Segment / BU / Corporate Controllership, and promote continuous development within the accounting team
  • Observe the effectiveness of policies, procedures, and controls implemented to minimize risk and take corrective action if necessary
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement within the general accounting function.

Education/Qualifications:
  • Minimum - Bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent number of years of experience
  • Preferred - CPA and advanced accounting degree

Experience:
  • 5 + years of business experience within Accounting with increasing responsibility
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience
  • Professional certification (CPA) and advanced Accounting degree preferred
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate direct and indirect reports
  • Adhere to a proactive approach, with the ability to problem solve, and interact professionally with internal and external clients in order to meet everyone's needs in an effective and timely manner
  • Demonstrate ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
  • Proficient in Excel and Word (intermediate level)
  • Previous experience with ERP system (PeopleSoft preferred)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience working with a global team
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of US GAAP principles and internal control environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with large amounts of data