Finance Team Lead Accounts Receivable with French and Czech / Slovak

05 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
ABB is creating a new Global Business Service (GBS) centre in Krakow. The GBS structure allows ABB to consolidate and deliver top-quality Finance services to our local businesses around the globe. Joining the ABB GBS in Krakow, you will have the opportunity to work in a high-paced international environment and grow together with the rapidly developing business. Join us now in this exciting journey and seize the unique opportunity to take an active part in shaping the development of the new global organization in GBS.

- Leads a functional work team within Accounts Receivable focused on the complete, accurate, and timely completion of accounting transactions;
- Ensures compliance with internal guidelines and procedures;
- Manages teams with focus on effective operational execution, responsible for the short to midterm operational and tactical team activities;
- Defines tasks to ensure delivery of services to assigned business partners in accordance with service level agreements;
- Identifies, recommends and assists in implementation of best practices to gain efficiency and drive productivity gains;
- Performs analysis of accounts and highlights discrepancies for correction;
- Conducts investigations and reconciliations of accounts as necessary;
- Leads the internal control over Financial Reporting compliance and reporting for Accounts Receivable testing;
- Ensure a positive working relationship within the team and with external customers by measuring customer/ employee satisfaction and developing on them;
- Assures people development by providing regular coaching and training to the team members and acts as Subject Matter Expert for the assigned Finance Services;
- Fully manages human resource planning, selection, development and periodic performance review of team members;
- Creates learning atmosphere among team members and encourage others along with self to keep updated with industry best practises and updates.

- 6-10 years of experience in Finance function;
- At least 3 years in a role relevant to Accounts Receivable;
- Experience in directly handling a team for at least 1 year or more;
- Experience in Finance Shared Services for a Global Company a strong plus;
- Completed degree in higher education in Finance or Commerce (BA);
- Master or postgraduate studies in Finance a strong plus;
- Charted Accountant qualifications a strong plus;
- Proficient in business English and advanced French language skills, knowledge of Czech or Slovak a strong plus;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- Excellent user knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel skills;
- Excellent team handling and delegations skills;
- Customer service orientation;
- Demonstrate proficiency in the domain of Accounts Receivable and thorough understanding of financial accounting and reporting;
- Collaborative and conflict resolving approach to stakeholder management;
- Ability to prioritize, multi-task and handle different initiatives concurrently;
- Ability to create learning atmosphere among team members;
- Ability to create and leverage networks within the organisation;
- Strong analytical skills.