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Accounting Manager - 2 years

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Engineering services with a focus on software and digitization

To manage the day-to-day finance activities and supervise a team of Accounting Specialists and Senior Accounting Specialists within the  GFS finance team (General Ledger). Will be instrumental in building and promoting relationships with the served sites, supporting the daily financial and accounting business processes in GFS and the standardization projects while maintaining a culture centered on delivering excellent customer service.   This position will ensure that the GFS finance team provides timely and professional services that support and enhance the instructional and service goals of the areas identified in the SLA.   The Accounting Manager will be expected to maintain successful relationships and frequent communication with the GL Manager, with Finance Directors, Accounting and FP&A Managers of the served sites.  


Leadership and Financial Ownership

  • Supervise a team of Accounting Specialists and Senior Accounting Specialists to ensure high quality deliverables are provided to all relevant stakeholders within the agreed timescales.  
    • Responsible for Month End closing to a strict timetable for Financials into HFM (Reporting system). Reporting scope includes P&L, Balance sheet, TWC metrics, Headcount and other statistical requirements.  
    • Ownership of served sites financial statements.  
    • Review output/performance/delivery of the team to maintain compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and internal CP&P.  
    • Oversees service delivery and the day-to-day operations of the team, ensuring that all standards are met and procedures are followed. Establishes priorities and schedules of main activities 
    • Reviews and monitors SLA related services to identify trends and problem areas, reporting on risks, key performance indicators and proposed corrective action or new approaches. 
    • Develops and implements new work methods and procedures for GL; recommends procedural changes to improve efficiency and ensures appropriate implementation of decisions made by GL management or Site management. 
    • Defines and ensures the implementation of Service Level Agreements; sets standards for quality and ensures that operational activities are implemented in accordance with CP&P  and meet the established standards. 
    • Support cross-functional activities of the finance teams.  
    • Collaborate with European Systems accounting team as needed to implement process design changes or system updates.  
  • Works closely with the GL Manager on the planning of onboarding process to integrate new sites into GFS Cluj.  
  • Ownership of engagement with corporate/internal and external auditors for all local and Europe wide engagements.  
  • Addressing audit findings to improve compliance and accuracy of transaction processing. 

Knowledge Management and training

  • Drives the knowledge management within GL team and establishes standards and quality in the overall documentation efforts  
  • Establishes a culture of learning and continues development and collaborates with GFS teams.  
  • Ensures training materials are defined, e-learning trainings are developed, an onboarding program is established and maintained.  

People Management

  • Manages, leads and develops a team of finance professionals, leads and ensures a culture of learning and development in the team. 
  • Works with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitors and advises on the progress to enhance the professional development. 
  • Ensures roles and responsibilities are clearly communicated and documented 
  • Takes necessary steps to address issues that may impact performance 
  • As required, becomes involved in relevant personnel matters including recruitment, termination and counselling 

Stakeholder Management 

  • Develop a strong relationship with the Finance Team at each served site. 
  • Own the Management Information reporting to all stakeholders ensuring it succinctly communicates issues and actions to improve the results. 

Continuous improvement

  • Maintain process workflows, procedures and management information for all areas, implement best practices in future projects within the team
  • Identify areas for process integration improvement, obtain stakeholder approval and ensure they are implemented in line with the approved plan.


  • Lead or assist with European finance projects as and when required.
  • Occasional weekend/public holiday working is a requirement of the role.
  • Willingness to travel (up to 10-15% of role).



  • University or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and/or Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA etc.). 
  • Fluent English language skills; verbal, reading and writing. Other European languages are an advantage. 
  • Minimum 8 years work experience for a large multi-national organization.   
  • Experience working in a matrix structure would be of an advantage. 
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills in support of organizational change 
  • Knowledge of Oracle, SAP or Syteline together with HFM preferred. 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, POWER BI and PowerPoint skills. 
  • Strong understanding of and experience with process mapping and process improvement.  
  • Flexible team player with ability to work in cross-functional teams and across varying groups and organizational levels. 
  • Ability to work independently in a team environment, take ownership of the resolution of problems, be flexible and accountable, manage conflicting responsibilities, prioritize tasks and consistently meet deadlines.  
  • High level of curiosity, Mindset of continuous improvement



 Communicates effectively
  • Builds effective teams
  • Develops Talent
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Plans & Aligns
  • Customer Focus
  • Manages Conflict and complexity
  • Instills trust
  • Financial acumen
  • Collaborates

Accounting Manager - 2 years
  • Cluj-Napoca

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