Finance Manager in Moscow

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:              Finance Manager Russia


Job Overview:

  • Reporting to the Sr Director Reporting and Compliance, the Finance Manager is responsible for ensuring that reporting is accurate and timely, along with managing the statutory and accounting processes for the corporate headquarters for the Russian entity. The candidate will be a key contributor to the forecast & planning processes, working with the European businesses units to enable an understanding of local financial performance and developing consistent, concise forecasts and plans.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Business partnering, supporting Russian management teams in understanding their financial data and performance, including the preparation of ad hoc reports for various directors;
  • Ultimate responsibility for financial control & reporting on a day to day basis;
  • Ensure that the financial reporting function prepares and delivers, in accordance with Group Reporting timelines and high quality standards, IFRS based financial reporting for the Company’s parent;
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the financial and management reporting;
  • Manage reporting of financial information to Corporate Headquarters, including budget/forecast submission and reporting of performance against objectives;
  • Preparation of the bi-weekly/monthly cash flow forecasts for the Russian entity, including variance analyses to previous submissions;
  • Review account reconciliations;
  • Review inter-company reconciliations;
  • Ensures cost effectiveness and adherence to cost budgets across the company;
  • Manage the accounting process for various transactions;
  • Liaise with external tax advisors for the preparation of the VAT, WHT and CIT returns;
  • Preparation of Statutory Accounts and compliance with local GAAP;
  • Driving continuous improvement and step changes in processes to deliver a more efficient and effective financial reporting and analysis;
  • Maintain compliance with company process, controls and procedures to ensure organizational risks are minimized;
  • Lead, motivate and develop the direct report(s);
  • Advise on appropriate technology that meets the organization's information requirements and financial resources
  • Ensure compliance with applicable local regulatory laws for financial and tax reporting;
  • Ensure compliance with customs and excise regulations;
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate and effective internal controls;
  • Provides recommendations to the European Controller to enhance financial performance and support business development;
  • Implement SAP ERP, finance processes and control framework for the Russian Entity.

Key Metrics:

  • Accounting, Forecasting & Control KPIs cover:
    • Accuracy
    • Timelines
    • Process Improvement
    • Compliance



Job Requirements

Required Skill set:

In-depth knowledge in accounting (IFRS) and controlling, risk
management and taxation;
- Strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, detail oriented, work
independently and a self-starter;
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
- Staff management experience;
- Excellent communication skills in English for all internal and external communication requirements

Required Qualifications & Experience :

- Experience working with SAP and Business Intelligence is preferred
- Qualified ACCA/CIMA (or EU Equivalent) with minimum 3-5 years of relevant
experience preferably in the FMCG or Fashion industries.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Any information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used only in consideration for relevant/similar post(s) within Spin Master.

We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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