Accounting Team Leader

COFCO International
Porto (PT)
to be defined
Nov 18, 2020
Dec 03, 2020
Job Function
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Purpose


The Financial Accounting Team Leader will be responsible for supporting the Finance manager in the day to day running of all the functions of the finance shared services - accounts payables, receivables, general accounting and reporting areas for the COFCO International Porto office, which include supervision the accounting teams; performance reports; period close reports.




  • Oversee and ensure all Accounting, Finance and Planning activities are delivered with high quality service level that meet the business needs;
  • Develop performance metrics aligned to the Service Level Agreement and Shared Services Operation Finance team to ensure client satisfaction and team delivery;
  • Deliver against the Service Level Agreement for Shared Services and review as per agreement;
  • Provide leadership, direction and performance management to the team;
  • Create a high performing and engaged culture within the Shared Services teams and actively monitor the organizational climate and engagement of the Shared Services team;
  • Ensure the development of work instructions to ensure department effectiveness;
  • Develop the skills and capabilities within the team and manage the activities associated with their career and succession in COFCO;
  • Develop and implement proposals to increase the effectiveness of services, processes and methods;
  • Drive the Shared Services model and actively seek opportunities to continuously improve the services to the business;
  • Provide finance support in regard to M&A activities as required;
  • Monitoring of Charge back costs while ensuring costs are aligned to best practices and other service providers in the market whilst seeking opportunities to contain costs;
  • Ensure the performance of other related duties as required.





  • Bachelor's degree or higher qualifications in Accounting/Finance/Economy or related discipline;
  • CPA Qualified or equivalent;
  • 5+ years' experience in the Accounting / Finance field;
  • Fluency in English (Mandatory) + Fluency in Spanish (nice to have);
  • Experience in Staff Management (Mandatory);
  • Demonstrate strong skills including communication, listening, disciplined and organized;
  • Strive for continuous improvement and development of systems and procedures;
  • Ability to multitask and set priorities;
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards and principles;
  • Pro-active approach to their work;
  • Integrity and trust;
  • Demonstrated commitment to, and successful achievement of business goals and outcomes;
  • Highly focused, motivated, and self-directed;
  • Ability to influence others at all levels of the organization;
  • Timeliness/Adhere to deadlines;
  • Attention to detail


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