Head of Accounting & Control - French speaking

Michael Page
Lisbon (PT)
to be defined
30 Sep 2022
14 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Sobre o nosso cliente

  • Global Services Company for Transport and Logistics.


  1. Accounting:
  • Supervise accounting team members (Lisbon, Geneva, Africa Countries).
  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including (but not limited to):Accounts payable, Accounts receivables, General ledger, Fixed assets, Depreciation schedule, Reconciliation of inventory balances, FX reevaluation, Interco and related party's reconciliation;
  • Prepare monthly closings, consolidation, and reporting;
  • Produces quarterly and Annual Financial statements;
  • Ensures that Companies accounts are maintained in compliance with IFRS;
  • Ensures compliance with local requirements;
  • Prepare for and coordinate audit preparation and annual audit;
  • Works collaboratively with CFO on annual external audit;
  • Evaluates and makes appropriate improvements to internal accounting processes ensuring that practices are in line with the overall goals of the Group;
  • Developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures;
  • Serve as a liaison for internal departments with demands for information;
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • Cost control:
  • Supports organization financial objectives by providing financial analyses and recommendations;
  • Provide financial insight and analysis to drive the business performance of the operation;
  • Help with preparation of annual budget for multiple departments;
  • Support budget and forecasting activities.
  • Tax:
  • Establish and maintain fiscal reconciliation files;
  • Prepare the monthly / annual information for the external tax advisors.
  • Other:
  • Maintain accounting information system to produce timely and relevant financial data;
  • Active participation in the new ERP implementation;
  • Development of a cash pooling;
  • Works with the CFO on FX hedges;
  • Internal audit on a regular basis in Subsidiaries.

Perfil ideal

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting/Management/Economics or related;
  • English & French speaking is Mandatory;
  • 10 to 15+ years of relevant experience;
  • Strong International Accounting Standards knowledge (IFRS and Portuguese Accounting principles) and IFRS reporting experience;
  • To perform any other duties assigned by the CFO.


  • Great Opportunity in Accounting.

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