Shire Finance Manager CHSR in Prague, Czech Republic
Finance Director CEE
The Finance Manager has the full responsibility of all local Business Finance, Accounts Receivables Management as well as all US GAAP, statutory and tax accounting aspects.
She/he will provide direction and leadership to three teams of Finance professionals (Accounting, Business Finance and Credit and Collections).
The incumbent reports to the Finance Director CEE with a strong dotted reporting line to the Cluster Managing Director.
The Finance Manager is a member of the Local Senior Management Team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Proactively participate in managing business performance in line with goals
Proactively represent the Finance function within the country; participate in projects, cross-divisional teams, working groups
Understand relevant business risks, perform appropriate risk assessment, escalate issues to the Finance Director. Recommend mitigation plans
Establish a strong relationship with the various Finance stakeholders within the Region, as well as with outside stakeholders (Auditors, Tax authorities) and local Business and Functional positions
Business Finance and Decission support
Preparation and presentation of annual Budget and Long Range Plan, Quarterly Forecast
Financial and decision making support to the local country Business team incl. consultations, modeling, approvals
Accounting and tax
Responsible for all accounting aspects incl. General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables and Fixed Assets
Responsible for the monthly US GAAP closing process and the respective reporting
Responsible for the annual statutory accounts as well as Tax accounts
Statistical, statutory, Tax and VAT filings
Transfer Price settings and –reviews
Establishment and maintainance of a high level of internal controls in line with local rules and regulations and Policies and procedures as well as Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
Management of internal and external Financial, Sox and compliance audits
Accounts Receivables Management
Management of the Credit and Collections function
Proactive management of Collections, DSO and Working Capital targets
University degree with major in Finance or Accounting
US GAAP or IFRS accounting through education or experience
Minimum of 6 years experience in the area of Finance and Accounting with increasing responsibilities
US GAAP, SoX expertise as well as good knowlede of local accounting and tax rules
Experience in US- or other multinational company / Matrix structured Organization
High energy, self-starter
Strong interpersonal skills and an effective communicator
Good presentation skills
Ability to contribute ideas to address business issues
Strong analytical and decision-making skills
Ability to take initiative, guide and influence others toward goal accomplishment
Accuracy and attention to detail
Organization & prioritisation
Independent & flexible working style
Team player, able to give strong leadership to a diverse team
Business Performance Management
Financial Analysis and Decision Support
Business Process and Data Management
Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
Particular knowledge required
JDE/SAP a plus
DIMENSION OF THE FUNCTION
Achievement of revenue and profit targets.
Control of relevant budgets
Position reports to the Finance Director CEE
Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.
Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.