At Tate & Lyle, we believe our people are our secret ingredient and people that join us will fuel and contribute to our success.
We provide ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, operating from more than 30 locations around the world.
We turn raw materials into distinctive, high quality ingredients. These ingredients and solutions add taste, texture, nutrition and increased functionality to products that millions of people around the world use or consume every day.
We are looking for a candidate with broad experience in Finance operations and good understanding of financial accounting and IFRS standards, to join the Group Reporting and Controls team in GSS on the position of Group Reporting and Statutory Controller EMEA.
Group Reporting and Controls EMEA team is located in Łódź and is responsible for statutory and management reporting as well as controls for several Tate & Lyle companies in EMEA region and reports directly to our Head office in Kingsway, London.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in an engaged, high performing team. You will be able to apply and further develop your accounting and finance skills whilst contributing to our goal of building best in class global control environment.
Core responsibilities : 1. Statutory reporting
1. Statutory reporting
Managing the end-to-end statutory reporting process for EMEA entities in scope. Responsible for oversight of statutory filings -
ensure timely and accurate deliverables in line with statutory deadlines set by each location, provide first level review and tie-
out of statutory reports, manage the relationship with external service providers and auditors.
Ensuring that all ledgers are maintained in line with Group Finance Policy and local statutory requirements
Collaborating with the Tax organisation on tax authority information requests and audits.
Ensuring the appropriateness of Transfer Pricing documentation in each entity and ensure that funding model of each entity is in line with TP documentation and benchmarks.
2. Management reporting
Overseeing Month end and Year end close processes and perform review and approval of the results (P&L, Balance Sheet & Cash Flow submission to Group Consolidation system Hyperion).
Preparing monthly Sales reports and product profitability reports for Commercial Directors. Perform the reconciliation of results between SAP FI and COPA modules.
Maintain the costing of products manufactured in T&L Slovakia.
Providing the commentary of the monthly results and the detailed explanation of the variances vs budget / forecast for in-
scope entities, and manage any related ad-hoc questions / requests from EMEA Finance Directors on variances to budget / forecast.
Provide other departments with the proper coding of the general entries and / or the sub-ledger entries
Providing review, validation and approval of all corporate recharges into and from the European Statutory entities.
Approving and review of GL Journal Vouchers and commission / rebate / customer complaint invoices.
3. Managing the forecast and annual operating plan process (cost centre management, SG&A, recharges, tax, Balance Sheet, Cash flow, BI / SFI split) for in-
scope entities. Liaising with the cost centre and business owners to build, agree and communicate the budget / forecast.
4. Control activities
Supporting Group Reporting and Control Manager EMEA in the process changes in Europe and upcoming projects
Assisting with preparation of deliverables for the newly enacted Control Environment Council Leadership Meetings for EMEA assist with preparation of slides and other materials for discussion during the meetings (including a summary of any MCS, GAA, and PwC concerns).
Ensuring that Tate & Lyle's Minimum Control Standards and Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation policy are adhered to and followed in all areas of finance
Liaising between European operations and the Global Shared Services Centre to ensure that the control environment is properly defined so that account ownership and close processes are appropriate
University degree in Finance / Professional accountancy qualification
Min. 3 years relevant experience in Finance operations (preferably in multinational company)
Good knowledge and understanding of financial accounting and IFRS standards
MS office and SAP ERP experience
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English language is a must, other language is a plus
Solid analytical and organizational skills
Ability to priorities tasks and work under tight deadlines
Proactive approach and can do attitude
Ability to identify and to implement process improvements, solution oriented
In addition to the competitive salary we offer :
work in welcoming, stimulating and energetic environment
extensive development opportunities and programs (vertical & horizontal promotions, foreign assignments, projects, broad range of internal & external trainings)
comprehensive pack of benefits including :
Discount card for selected restaurant
Languages assistance program
Fresh fruit 3 times per week
Delicious coffee every day
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