Management Accountant & Consolidation Specialist
Consultant Jim Witte
Datum 7 februari 2023noord-holland accountancy-finance/management-accountant 2023-02-07 2023-04-08 education-and-training Amsterdam North Holland NL Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.nl https://www.robertwalters.nl/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png true
Le Cordon Bleu (Amsterdam) is hiring! Do you have experience with reporting and would like to make a step towards an organization which is the best Gastronomy school in the world? You will be working in a team of international finance professionals and have a global exposure? Read on and apply!
Reporting line and working relationships
The Management Accountant will report directly to the Manager Finance & Control and will work closely with the FP&A Manager of Le Cordon Bleu International. He/She will maintain a working relationship with the Accounting officer and Business Controllers of Le Cordon Bleu International and other staff within the Le Cordon Bleu Network. He/She will work under the ultimate control of the President of Le Cordon Bleu.
The Management Accountant & Consolidation Specialist will ensure a full compliance of the LCB International accounting to the required local standard and apply the LCB Guidelines. He/She will be the local expert in all accounting standards and will serve as a support to the Le Cordon Bleu International to ensure local entities are applying good and updated accounting practices. He/She will also have a key role in Financial consolidation of the Le Cordon Bleu network of entities on a timely basis to a high standard. With the ever evolving organisation this role will provide an enhancement of the current consolidation process in the aim to meet Yearly/Quarterly/Monthly consolidation objectives.
He/She will understand the company structure and work confidentially on all matter to ensure a true business of the operation is being provided at regular points. Timely accounting and reporting is required along with a great attention to the details that an international business may require. He/She will understand the intercompany relation and the principles of elimination/consolidation. The Management Accountant will have to maintain regular contact with internal and external business partners.
Main Role & responsibilities:
Being support and partner to the Manager Finance & Control and the FP&A manager
o Consolidate statutory and regulatory information on a timely basis and identifying unusual items in the consolidated figures and report these to the management.
o Support the institutes within our LCB-network (global) with our internal consolidation (Tagetik)
o Identifying unusual items in the consolidated figures and highlighting to the management
o Maintaining the monthly/quarterly consolidation reports and preparation of Bank Balance report and fund level reports.
o Preparation of consolidated group accounts, schedules and year-end notes to support the production of the statutory financial reporting in accordance with Dutch GAAP.
o Guided by the management support the Business Controllers in the gathering of all daughter entities statutory accounts and support the business control in obtain the qualitative data within the consolidation software.
o Manage/ develop/ improve the group consolidation software, Tagetik, being the super user.
o Manage/ develop/ improve the Global Transfer Pricing documentation using (TP-Genie) and other regulatory requirements.
o Prepare monthly and year-end financial statement P/L and B/S in accordance with local GAAP and LCB guidelines and accounting manual.
o Checking the daily bookkeeping operations of the Dutch entities
o Obtain the right financial and non-financial information on time from different internal stakeholders.
o Checking monthly the accounts payable and accounts receivable function.
o Checking monthly the bank reconciliation and provide relevant insight to the business in the preparation of timely cash flow.
o Manage periodical auditing activities of external auditor and tax office
o Review, adjust and update the ERP (Visma.net) to ensure its fully functional and provide evident audit trail.
o Reporting the bank balances and the cash flow statements (monthly)
o Prepares and analyses monthly balance sheet reconciliations to identify and ensures timely resolution of outstanding items
o Maintaining the chart of accounts and alignment of use across all entities
o Creating and developing efficiencies within consolidation process
o Creating templates for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the financial management function
o Assisting the institutes to implement the accounting principles and standards by updating the accounting manual at least bi-yearly
o Working with the Business Controllers to align accounting policies and procedures per country/region and globally
o Driving the performance of the group consolidation software to ensure that full use of system is made
o Supporting the Manager Finance & Control in the implementation, control and evaluation of the transfer pricing guidelines though the software TP-Genie
o Perform general and auxiliary accounting;
o Reconcile intercompany accounts with other daughter companies in the network
o Cash Management, managing billing customers and suppliers;
o Manage assets and amortization;
o Prepare social and tax declarations;
o Prepare balance sheets and income statements and tax returns in accordance with the legal provisions;
o Proceed to Monthly closures (D + 4);
o Accounting and Tax Watch;
o Ensure the update (and usage) of accounting software;
o Develop and implement internal control procedures and optimize the accounting procedures;
o Ensure the correct analytic inputs of costs and revenues;
o Build P&L per activity.
o Is communicating clearly, concisely and effectively both verbally and in writing;
o works as part of a team as well as independently;
o has excellent communication and analytical skills;
o solves problems and makes suggestions for improvements;
o is a team player and able to work with different personalities and cultures;
o is Conscientious and detail oriented;
o project and time management with multi-tasking skills;
o experienced in presenting to and working with committees;
o With (e) an excellent relationship and a strong autonomy, you are recognized for your professionalism, pro-activity and analysis and synthesis abilities.
o Being proactive on different assumptions legal, accounting and tax.
o experience in working creatively and constructively with people from other cultural backgrounds;
o providing a high-level accounting accuracy;
o Implementing new ERP;
o working with a diverse cultural and linguistic client base.
o Bachelor of Business Administration, Commerce or Accounting
o Dutch GAAP, CPA holder preferred,
o About 10 years relevant working experience in an (international)education environment;
o Demonstrated experience in a related role.
o Tagetik or other consolidation system super user
o Full familiarity with Microsoft Office 365 programs Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
o High level of communication skills.
o Fluent in English and average in Dutch is a requirement (verbal and in writing), French is a bonus.
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+31 20 644 46 55
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