Senior Manager, Finance & Reporting in Group Accounting (GN Group)
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Senior Manager, Finance & Reporting in Group Accounting (GN Group)
Are you seeking your next leadership challenge taking your team and our accounting and reporting practices to the next level with our new ERP capabilities? Then you might be our new colleague.
Join us at GN – we bring people closer
At GN we design and manufactures world-leading intelligent audio, video, and gaming communication solutions. We have consumer, professional and medical-grade products and expertise, all under one roof.
Inspired by people and driven by our passion for innovation, we leverage technologies to deliver unique user experiences that bring people closer through the power of sound.
GN's market leading solutions are marketed under brands such as ReSound, Beltone, Interton, SteelSeries, Jabra, BlueParrott and FalCom in more than 100 countries. GN Group employs over 7000 people and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO).
Finance & Reporting is part of Group Accounting
Group Accounting in Ballerup is the Shared Service Center for Denmark and other Nordic countries and consists of about 40 people. We take care of the accounting for 16 companies, including GN Store Nord A/S, the mother company, and our two business units, GN Audio (Jabra) A/S and GN Hearing A/S (Resound). Group Accounting is organized in 4 departments: Finance & Reporting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll.
As our new Senior Manager for Finance & Reporting, you will be based at our global HQ located in Ballerup, Denmark, and report to Group Accounting Director, Maria Krogsøe.
”We have just successfully implemented MS Dynamics D365. One of our companies has been running on D365 for 2 years already, while a few Navision systems will survive a few more years. So, one of your priorities will be to harmonize processes across systems” explains Group Accounting Director Maria Krogsøe.
Lead, manage and develop your team in a constantly changing global environment
You will have full people management responsibility of your team, fostering a culture of collaboration, team-spirit, and professional and personal development. And you need to ensure that your team is adhering to our accounting, finance and reporting principles.
You should expect that you will spend about 50% of your time on people management and about 50% on optimization of our accounting and finance systems and processes, together with your team.
You will be managing your team of 12 passionate, supportive and dedicated specialists, who are responsible for the general ledger, internal reporting to the consolidation team, as well as, external reporting (incl. annual reports, VAT declarations, statistics) for the Nordic entities.
Specifically, your tasks and responsibilities include:
Leading, managing, and developing your team
Act as trusted advisor for the business leaders and ensuring a smooth operation of the given entities in the business area
Take responsibility for timely monthly and yearly reporting for the given entities with high quality and compliance
Coordinate audits with group auditors
Participate in the preparation of annual reports for all entities
Collaborate with other departments across GN and drive process improvements
Ensuring that our systems, policies, and procedures adhere to GN’s company policies
You will likewise shape and drive various initiatives and projects, that lets you make your mark on future finance reporting
Sound good so far? Here’s what you’ll need to succeed and create results
We imagine that you are an experienced people manager with well-developed interpersonal abilities, motivating and inspiring your team members to achieve their full potential. You are team-orientated, supportive and able to communicate complex concepts to your internal-, and external stakeholders. You have strong analytical and problem-solving abilities enabling you to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner.
Moreover, we imagine that you have:
Some years of experience with people management with the ability to lead, and motivate
Solid experience from a corporate finance department, or from a controlling environment by which you have establish strong understanding of financial reporting practices. Ideally, we imagine that you have a background, as an auditor, for international companies, whereby you are used to working with financial statements
In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and local and international accounting standards, where experience with e.g., IFRS standards will be a clear advantage
A relevant educational background within accounting, finance, or economics
A background as an auditor for an international company would be an advantage, but is not a prerequisite for the position
Strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving abilities
Change management abilities
To be successful in your new role, it is critical that you are a quick learner and can adapt to a fast-paced global dynamic environment with – sometimes - competing priorities. With the implementation of our new ERP platform, you will be part of a transformational journey for, how we work with our accounting, finance and reporting practices, we expect that you act as a change management ambassador.
Fluent written and spoken English skills
As an international organization with colleagues in over 50 different countries, our official company language is English. It’s essential that you can communicate effortlessly with your colleagues, no matter where they are.
The GN culture
GN’s values listen, challenge, and transform. We greet every day with energy, engagement, and enthusiasm, bringing our best selves and approaching problem-solving and challenges with a ‘glass half full’ attitude.
We’re independent, but we also know when two heads are better than one. Our leaders are supportive, our teams are tight-knit, and we believe in the power of collaboration across every level of our organization.
Our modern workplace offers plenty of different benefits and flexibility to keep us happy and healthy and allow us to focus on what matters to us in and outside of work. We hope you are curious to explore and engage in the recruitment process with us.
Think you’ve got what it takes? Apply now
To apply, use the ‘APPLY’ link no later than 31st of May. Applications are assessed on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible.
We plan to conduct interviews during June. Ideally, our goal is to have our new colleague start as soon as possible.
Quick apply: You are welcome to use our Quick Apply functionality, where you only submit your CV. We only ask that your CV is up-to date – quick and easy.
If you want to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact Group Accounting Director, Maria Krogsøe on LinkedIn or on +45 27 88 96 63.
Good luck with your application. We’re really looking forward to hearing from you.
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