Financial Manager Prague -new international company in Prague
Protects assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls, implements group
policies (travels, purchases, investments,…) to avoid any compliance issues, maintains a
documented system of accounting policies and procedures with the support of the EMEA
shared services center.
Issues timely weekly and monthly US gaap reporting packages (Balance Sheet, P&L, sales by
product line, income tax roll-forward analysis…) with the support of the EMEA shared services
center or by himself.
Prepares analysis and comments for local management and Regional controller.
Checks and approves monthly books in detail, maintains financial ledgers and accounting
Working capital management, maximizing return and limiting risk on cash by:
Minimizing DSO: controls customer payment terms, approves special-terms deals, negotiates
with sales force and customers, manages local debt collectors, and supports collection tool
updates / changes.
Improving DPO: controls vendor payment terms, vendor creation, payment runs.
Monitoring inventory: checks inventory levels, controls inventory purchases.
Prepares countermeasures when working capital is worse than target.
Budget and forecast owner
Prepares annual budgets and monthly forecasts according to group schedules.
Analyzes variances versus plan/forecast and initiates corrective actions in coordination with
Supports both internal and external audits; prepares and provides information to auditors.
Prepares any special report asked by the group or by internal customers by collecting,
analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Coordinates with local Chartered Accountant / Lawyers to comply with local legal requirements
(taxes, payroll….), supports annual local gaap books preparation.
Works closely with Sales and Service teams to track sales trend.
Gives support to operations (Service manager, Customer service…) both in providing data and
supporting ERP changes/updates.
ERP and any other IT system
Contributes to ERP/local IT system improvement and update (purchases, travel expenses,
Manages outsourced functions (IT support, external accounting) and G&A expenses (G&A
contracts, phone, insurance, legal expenses…