This position is responsible for the financial and administrative operations, for the regional head office of a global professional services entity. The role is heavily finance weighted and encompasses the preparation of monthly accounting reconciliations and assists with audit and tax filing processes, in partnership with HR and Global Business Services Departments. It facilitates effective team working relationships amongst local offices and Finance, Procurement, Treasury and HR/Payroll systems.
In addition to the finance element of the role which includes, AP and AR, monthly reconciliations, audit support, fixed asset management and assisting with payroll, there is a large administration support component. There will be support to the Regional Finance Director and Director of Leases with lease renewals, preparation of business cases, valuations and grants of authority requests. Additionally, there will be recruitment support for EA and Administrative staff, strong data management in PeopleSoft, to ensure payroll functions smoothly and administrative updates of Payroll Change Form. On boarding for all new hires and general facilities management including; office maintenance needs, outside catering, coordination of office expansions and acting as main point of contact for all services and vendors is also part of the remit.
Ideally the candidate will be CPA qualified or working towards the qualification, have strong business ethics and be able to maintain composure in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment. Ideally you will possess a minimum of five years in a combination finance and office management role, with the emphasis on strong accounting background. Those candidates who have experience in audit and tax filings and US GAAP experience would be at an advantage. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate initiative, dependability and resourcefulness and able to work well with colleagues in multiple locations. This is a wonderful working environment where employees are treated well and are respected for their input and as such, there is a huge focus on the right character fit as well as skillset.