Accounting & Control Team Leader

  • Brno
  • Full time
  • English (C1)
  • Master degree
  • By agreement
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You will manage the UK & Ireland Balance Sheet agenda and will be responsible for the overall day to day management of the teams falling into the UK&I Accounting & Control finance function. This encompasses the delivery of a robust B/S assurance process, internal stakeholder management and management of the external audit process. In addition, the team leader will be responsible for ensuring that the business unit complies with the Group’s Minimum Control Standards and Internal Audit findings.

  • Establish and maintain effective procedures and systems for financial management and control in compliance with Dixons Carphone internal requirements.
  • Establish and maintain effective accounting procedures and systems for the recording of all financial information.
  • Oversee the period close and year-end procedure, ensuring that all financial transactions are completed accurately and to the required timescale.
  • Provide monthly accounts to the respective counterparts in business units in accordance with the organisation’s requirements and timetable.

You will report to the Financial Accounting & Reporting Lead and will be responsible for a team of 8 direct reports.

We are looking for experienced Team Leader who shows a high degree of self-motivation and drive with ability to balance several priorities simultaneously and devolving responsibility efficiently.

What will you do? You will:

▪ review performance of the team against agreed SLAs & KPIs
▪ attend regular performance review meetings / conference calls with UK counterparts
▪ chair Period Review meetings & regular Team meetings
▪ be the Continuous Improvement Champion
▪ engage in additional projects & system developments as agreed
▪ complete regular Performance & Development Reviews (PDRs) with each team member & create Personal Development plans (PDP)
▪ ensure Company controls & procedures are in place to deliver a safe, secure & pleasant working environment
▪ ensure all the audit requests relevant to the team are submitted on time and provided with the best quality standards.

Now you’re probably wondering what we expect from you? Well…

▪ you are fluent in English
▪ have a good knowledge of finance systems, good knowledge of GL, AP and AR processes
▪ you are an advanced user of Microsoft Office
▪ you have ability to manage and influence others in a team environment
▪ you have relevant experience in a finance department in the field at an appropriate level, with sound understanding of controls framework and financial systems.
▪ you have analytical skills, both organisational and financial.
▪ you have ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment with a proactive approach
We are looking for team player, self-motivated person, able to work under own initiative. Confident and assertive with an ability to influence others. Good in leadership and negotiation skills. With commitment to the development of the teams.

What we offer to make you happier?

  • You can fully enjoy 25 vacation days
  • 110 CZK/day lunch vouchers via e-lunch card
  • Bonus and loyalty scheme
  • Home office, yet office is still partially open, sick days
  • Extensive training offer; hard and soft skills trainings, language courses, internal conference and interesting guest speakers, currently in a virtual form. We provide ACCA studies to colleagues from financial departments.
  • Lots of online and virtual trainings these days.
  • You can mix benefits of your choice in our Cafeteria benefit system (holidays, recreation, well-being, work life balance, personal and professional development, literature, e-meal vouchers, etc.)
  • Contribution to pension or life insurance scheme
  • Discount for mobile contracts
  • Company library – you can borrow from wide variety of books on professional development, leadership, business, marketing, public speaking, etc.
  • Plenty of social events and charity activities (Christmas party, boat party, Halloween party, football tournament, summer BBQetc.) are temporarily stopped, however we are already looking forward to invite all the new colleagues once we can organize them again

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