Finance Manager – Shared Services for NA

Finance Manager – Shared Services for NA

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The regional FSSC manager is a line manager to a team of professionals delivering the FSSC services to the Vanderlande business. This is a global role with regional responsibility over the NA region. Driving standardization compliancy in the region. Manages the regional service delivery in cooperation with the central processing organisation in FSSC APAC. Translates Finance targets and strategy into team targets. Drives one way of working in cooperation with his/her peers. Is a member of the FSSC management team and reports to the director FSSC

Key competencies

  • Strategic mindset

  • Global Mindset

  • Ensure accountability

  • Build effective teams

  • Drives vision and purpose

  • Instills trust

Job Description & Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the centers Talent Attraction, Talent Management and People Practices in conjunction with the Human Resources Business Partner  

  • Responsible for the development and management of the annual operating budgets & send regular reports on Budget vs Actual status

  •  Drives standardization and compliancy in the region as well as for the global processing unit

  • Supports the future finance and global payroll transformation and is  actively is working to make this into a success

  • Follows and tracks the KPIs and initiates and secures that his/her team takes actions to improve KPI’s

  • Will take full responsibility for the balance sheet and secures accurate P&L entries (entries can be clarified and have sufficient evidence) for the NA region.

  • Secures service delivery according to SLA and standard processes for the four FSSC capabilities

  • Drives improvements and innovation in cooperation with his/her peers. E.g. RPA initiatives, Lean, Six Sigma projects etc.

  • Listens to the stakeholders and translates this into concrete improvements and actions

  • Is responsible for the execution of the activities done for other countries (like performing centralized activities are specific activities for another country). Activities will be executed in line with the designed and implemented processes.

  • Is responsible for the efficient and compliant execution of the of the activities of his/her regional “country activities.  – Statutory reporting/ TAX filing

  • Assess risks for the captive FSSC team in India and develops strategies to address the risks.

  • Aligns and cooperates with finance colleagues at all levels

Qualifications and skills

  • Chartered Accountant or MBA Finance

  • 15-20 years’ experience in Shared Service Environment, Captive Shared service experience preferred

  • Experience in managing all the towers & in-depth knowledge of  i.e. Procure to pay, Order to Cash, Register to Report & Payroll

  • Experienced financial with in-depth knowledge of financial accounting processes and able to transfer complexity into clear and comprehensive instructions to team and non-financial stakeholders

  • Able to engage with all levels in an organization

  • Able to align with all stakeholders and report on performance

  • Able to handle escalations in case of failure to meet SLA

  • Able to challenge the peers on roadmap and process

  • Leadership qualities & Change management Experience

  • Up to speed with latest global developments & innovative solution

  • Fluency in English

  • Willingness to travel (approx. 5-10%)

  • Open and transparent communication

  • Must have direct management experience with large scale initiatives with involvement of diverse stakeholder groups


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