Finance Lead Job Description

Finance Lead Job Description

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Finance lead provides content leadership in SAP finance area and will lead the competency center for SAP Finance areas in CenturyLink.

Finance Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist in preparation of monthly financial variance reporting including year to date reports of actual costs against budget for each location
Review, post and reconcile monthly the accounting activities in Yardi, including journal entries, bank reconciliations, general ledger, accounts receivable and accounts payable
Preparing financial statements including income and balance sheets, accounts reconciliations, consolidated statements and relevant financial reports
Analyse financial reports and present analysis and relevant recommendations to senior management
Liaise with external auditors and provide all relevant support, documentation and reports
Lead, develop & motivate the finance team
Establish, develop and maintain the relevant financial systems, controls, processes and reporting mechanisms in accordance with relevant legal and regulatory requirements plus company policy and standard business processes
Liaise cross -functionally and support with various departments within the company as appropriate work with the international sales tea, and corporate finance team to support sales proposals and generate sales forecasts
Influences Senior Leadership for the salary labor strategy and ensures resources are available to execute scope while being affordable to expected funding
Ensure adherence to all applicable policies, procedures and standards

Finance Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Finance Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, SAP, ACCA, MBA, CPA, FIRE, ITIL, CFA, MA, MS

Education for Finance Lead

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Employers hiring for the finance lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, MBA, Economics, Business/Administration, Education, Management, Graduate, Information Technology

Skills for Finance Lead

Desired skills for finance lead include:

SAP
Complex accounting and financial transactions for internal and external reporting
SAP and TM1
Excel
Finance transactional processes
One area
Procurement
Microsoft Office applications
PowerPoint
Large-scale enterprise application SDLC

Desired experience for finance lead includes:

Ensure that employees will have the correct set up of ILC profiles and will be able to claim on the correct Account ID and work item assigned per contract
Must have ability to work with team
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline with 5+ years of experience in an Application Support / Development / Administration role
Minimum 3 years of finance experience including
This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
Superior analytical and thinking skills

Finance Lead Examples

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Finance Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of finance lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance lead
  • Prepares and delivers presentations and operational reviews for Senior Division Management
  • Control Environment Standardization
  • Issue executive summary with recommendations on where the opportunities of standardization reside, including timing, and description
  • Follow-up, testing that the 404 harmonized controls are working properly
  • Support lead for Continuous Monitoring roll out
  • Issue monthly global and regional SOX key performance indicator reports through the SOX Manager application
  • Updating and harmonizing the SOX key control matrices
  • Provide support for Internal Audit integrated audits, external auditor statutory and GAAP audits, and SOX Corporate Compliance audits
  • Provide internal audit issue resolution tracking and monitoring
  • Ad-Hoc - Support on projects that require additional and special analysis
Qualifications for finance lead
  • Able to act as a “trusted adviser” to the finance lead and business stakeholders
  • Can work independently, accustomed to resolving issues on his/her own
  • Proactive to suggest improvements and embrace changes
  • Working knowledge of Cognos, preferred
  • Working knowledge of CRM preferred
  • Manage transition of activities related to assigned processes performed in country into centralized locations
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Finance Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a finance lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for finance lead
  • Analyze OpCo performance across the financial statements -- P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow -- both in terms of actual vs
  • Lead the development of the OpCo's annual budget and the business plans required to achieve it
  • Lead the development of the OpCo's capital plan and ensure that individual Capital Appropriation Requests earn an appropriate return
  • Manage the Finance department, including financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, trip accounting, credit management, fixed assets, and rebate tracking areas, and including coordination with PFG's business service center and other affected groups
  • Participate in the development of PFG's financial and control policies
  • Supervises associates, including staffing, training, coaching, performance management and problem resolution
  • Responsible for assisting the PM in all financial decisions as it relates to the program
  • Perform technical analysis and development on small, medium and large projects using both packaged software applications and custom built applications
  • He/she will lead carve out processes to compile financial documents data for auditors / buyers to review, inclusive of the leading and preparing financial diligence and data room schedules
  • Project mgmt and leadership of key financial processes (AtR
Qualifications for finance lead
  • Ensure the timely reporting of key financial information
  • Own local assigned financial accounts during the transition
  • Drive studies with other JC teams to improve efficiencies and/or control environment
  • Work together with IT teams in case of joint projects or in case of IT initiatives to improve processes
  • Facilitate meetings to understand business requirements, understanding concerns of stakeholders
  • Master degree in finance or equivalent experience
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Finance Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of finance lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for finance lead
  • Monitor month-end accruals for costs not booked
  • Oversee travel and employee reimbursement processes managed by third party tool (Concur)
  • Lead responsibility for financial supports of the local operations, including FirstBuild Shanghai, and two offices in Shanghai and Guangzhou
  • Ensure the accounting and tax practice of the company are in compliance with statutory and management requirements
  • Develop and manage good relationships with local tax bureau and governments
  • Manage operational setup of newly created entities (FirstBuild Shanghai)
  • Serve as a contact for tax filings and requests from our tax accountants
  • Partner with business leaders to drive continuous improvement in financial and operational performance
  • Develop and support the growth strategy of the business to get big fast
  • Create monthly financials reports
Qualifications for finance lead
  • Good knowledge of MS Office is essential
  • Minimum 7 years Financial Planning and Analysis and/ or Accounting experience
  • MBA, ACCA are a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible experience as an auditor or consultant
  • You’re Masters in Finance stream with 10 -15 years of experience in Finance from a reputed organization will be an ideal fit
  • In addition you should have at least 10 years’ experience in a manager role
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Finance Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a finance lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for finance lead
  • Analyzing, calculating, recommending, and executing daily FX hedge action
  • Providing coverage for other analysts in their absence and acting as a backup for the manager, responding to any Treasury related issues
  • This role would require flexibility to work on certain Indian holidays as the JAPA markets are working on those days
  • Drive and maintain the proper operating ethical standards
  • Coordinate the analysis of financial data and presentation of financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare detailed scoping documents relative to trading partners for business changes and ensure that key cross functional stakeholders are kept informed of changes
  • Prepare detailed impact assessments to ensure all risks including ability to meet financial reporting requirements and timelines and also maintaining automation of business are managed and controlled
  • Develop plans to implement these changes and work with teams in Trading Partner Finance and Invoicing operations to successfully build these plans into the operational teams
  • Responsible for successful delivery throughout each stage of project lifecycle
  • Responsible for contracts which relate to these Business Change Initiatives – ensuring they are negotiated to include the terms required by Supply Chain Accounting to enable successful delivery of the project
Qualifications for finance lead
  • Thorough understanding of process and accounting flow (PTP/OTC/RTR)
  • 5-7 years of finance experience at multinational corporation, FP&A experience is a must
  • Must have excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills as this role will be working closely with internal teams, clients and other relevant parties
  • Real estate industry experience preferred but not required
  • Lead the Finance team of Oracle ERP Cloud that includes Financials, Supply Chain, Purchasing, BI, and Technical Integration to 3rd party applications
  • Thoughtful design of multidimensional chart of accounts and hierarchies is important for project success
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Finance Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finance lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for finance lead
  • Review overall project costing and pricing for completeness, omissions and reasonableness
  • Work with other business units on the management of proposal efforts
  • Lead finance staff and other bids and proposals personnel to expedite the creation of proposal deliverables and total project costing and pricing
  • Provide timely analysis and response during negotiation phases
  • Provide effective hand over support to all necessary parties for won contracts
  • Manage the preparation of accompanying schedules/documents as required by RFP
  • Co-ordinate with all necessary parties to ensure proposals are published in time to meet delivery deadlines
  • Establishing, strengthening and maintaining partnering relationships with our clients and key contacts to deliver end-to-end financial solutions, controls, reporting & ad hoc analysis and support
  • Leading, developing and strengthening team of Financial and Accounting Analysts to execute corporate financial agenda and provide insightful financial reporting to our CFOs
  • Provide management with financial support on business decisions
Qualifications for finance lead
  • 5+ years management level experience in a global corporate environment ideally in Travel & Expense Process, Customer Service, other Shared Services
  • 2nd language is of advantage
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in solution design and development, systems integration, and solution implementation support
  • 5+ years of experience with Oracle-based finance applications
  • Experience with SQL*Loader, SQL*Plus and TOAD (or equivalent tool)
  • Experience with Application Object Library (AOL/FND), Concurrent Manager, Flexfields

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