• Accounting Team Leader

    Location CZ-Brno
    Job ID
    49635
    Function
    Finance
  • Overview

    Zebra Technologies is a global leader within the High-Technology arena and the most recognized brand in the automatic identification industry. With our mobile computers, printers, scanners, services and – most importantly – our committed employees Zebra provides smart, visionary solutions that give an unprecedented visibility into our customers' enterprise.  Our solutions are used to improve business processes, increase productivity, improve quality, lower costs and strengthen security. 

     

    POSITION PURPOSE

     

    You will join the Zebra Finance Shared Service Center (“FSSC”) in Brno with approx. 100 employees. You will be part of the General Ledger (GL) Team. The GL Team consists of 30 people divided into 5 sub-teams and its key responsibilities are: accounting for Zebra subsidiaries in Europe and North America, global fixed assets processing, financial statements preparation and tax compliance. Position reports to GL Manager. Position has daily cross-border exposure.

    Responsibilities

    1. Leading team of 5 accountants. Responsible for hiring, performance reviews and coaching for performance.
    2. Monthly closures. Make sure that all monthly US GAAP entries and activities are performed in a timely manner and in required quality. Review BS accounts reconciliations and follow up on reconciling items.
    3. Annual accounts. Oversee conversion of US GAAP to local GAAP (NO, GR, TR) and preparation of annual accounts for Zebra subsidiaries in cooperation with external providers. Support external audits.
    4. Corporate Income Tax Return. Cooperate with external providers in Europe with regards to statutory compliance (CIT, VAT, other taxes, statistics etc) for subsidiaries in scope.
    5. Communication with senior managers, directors, controllers, other teams eg. AR, AP, payroll, treasury, with analysts and tax advisors.
    6. Cash Management – drive automation for bank statements accounting with IT department.

    Qualifications

    1. Master degree in Finance/Tax
    2. Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA or equivalent) would be an advantage
    3. Minimum 3 years of experience in supervisory role in finance (Big4 companies or SSC preferred)
    4. Good technical skills in accounting and taxation (CIT, VAT)
    5. Communication skills, including active usage of English, both written and spoken (daily phone calls in Eng), strong presentation skills
    6. Ability to prioritize effectively and learn quickly, very good problem-solving abilities
    7. Strong Excel skills, knowledge of Oracle module is advantage

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