group leader intercompany accounting, finance operations in wrocław

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wrocław, dolnośląskie
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finanse / ekonomia
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job description

We are happy to announce that we have been appointed to support the creation of a brand new multi-functional Business Services Centre in Wrocław for a leading Global Player in the healthcare sector - Smith&Nephew.

what we offer

  • possibility to co-create new brand on local market
  • working in a global, international environment
  • competitive salary
  • multisport card
  • life assurance
  • private medical care

your tasks

  • Leading&coordinating the Finance work streams and initiatives associated with Intercompany accounting process optimisation
  • Determine the IC taxonomy and sourcing model and maximise leverage of GBS Shared Services and align to the emerging Finance Operating Model
  • Drive process change management across all stakeholders in the end to end process to achieve financial benefits for Finance
  • Ensure KPI / SLA / OLA reporting is optimised and made fit for purpose
  • Actively contribute to establish best practice policies and processes and to embed common efficient operating methods
  • Develop business cases with data driven cause&effect analysis, for supporting technologies and changes in the way of working
  • Roll out Global Operating Model processes and technologies
  • Ensuring that internal financial controls and systems are fit for purpose and in compliance with group standards and Sarbanes-Oxley s404 requirements; Identification and implementation of improvements in internal control and maximising automation of control
  • Establish and facilitate governance mechanisms to encourage compliance to policy and process and to avoid accounting and control issues


  • Masters degree
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA or international equivalent) or MBA
  • 8 years post qualified experience
  • sound overview of end to end commercial operations, manufacturing and supply chain
  • experience of designing and implementing systematically lean processes using recognised methodologies such as Six Sigma, Kaizen
  • advanced project management capabilities
  • team player with ability to build relationships and influence team members and wider stakeholders
  • excellent communications skills
  • experience of SAP (ECC6) and MS Axapta
  • experience of shared service interactions would be an advantage
  • experience of intercompany tooling and automation solutions
  • travel Requirements: 25–50%

Employment Agency - registry number 47