Financial Reporting Specialist - 033

ProductLife Group is urgently looking for a Financial Reporting Specialist who will be in charge of defining and establishing the different financial reports at group level: Management Consolidated Accounts, Business Unit Reports, etc, presented to company directors, shareholders and auditors.

About us

Group 10

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports for submission to the Group (income statement, balance sheet, working capital, statement of cash flows), ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Analyze financial data, identify trends, and provide insightful recommendations to support strategic decision-making.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather relevant financial information, including researching and explaining significant variances by working closely with various departments and management, to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Play a crucial role and be a driving force in the implementation of a new ERP, to design, develop and maintain all ERP financial reports in collaboration with Group Controller and FP&A.
  • Provide assistance to the Group Controller, FP&A team and Accounting Manager on key accounting tasks/deliverables.
  • Provide ad hoc financial reports and analysis, including but not limited to cost control, HR and payroll analysis, R&D and grants monitoring, sales and commercial analysis, …
  • Assess the needs of the business, prioritize projects and drive new reporting requirements to completion.
  • Design financial reports anticipating the projected growth of the company : month end reports (Management Consolidated Accounts, BU Reports), annual budget, reforecast, etc
  • Standardize and automate the reporting process
  • Play a key role in updating and developing a new financial reporting framework

Group 11

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field, CFA or CPA certification is preferred.

Group 12

  • At least 5 years of relevant accounting/financial analysis required, preferably in an audit firm

Group 13

We are looking for someone with the following skills and abilities:

Hard skills

  • Professional English is required.
  • Advanced Excel skills (including Power Pivot, VBA)
  • Experience working with and creating data models, knowledge of databases
  • Experience working with accounting softwares and ERPs.
  • Experience working with analytical cost accounting
  • Knowledge of industry standard accounting principles, best practices, and procedures.
  • Proven experience with process documentation of accounting procedures and internal controls in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to create a cost/expense allocation to appropriately share expenses across various projects, business units, reporting entities.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Knowledge of financial consolidations, eliminations, and segment reporting.

Soft skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadlines
  • Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.
  • Demonstration of the highest level of integrity and trust.
  • Data base oriented
  • Problem solving skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Adaptability skills
  • Project Management skills

Financial Reporting Specialist - 033