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    Financial Controller

    Bucharest, Romania
    Career Level
    Employment Type, Work Type
    Full time
    Publishing Date, ID-Nr.
    , 285223

    Your tasks

    At DB Schenker GBS Bucharest you can be a partner of an excellence team focused on accounting and supporting activities.A team that is part of a global logistics network that connects the world. With more than 76000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills.We offer support to over 35 countries, 3 business units in more than 20 European languages. DB Schenker GBS is a global employer and we are constantly looking for new starters or experienced enthusiasts to join our team. We provide services in: Finance and Accounting, Sales and Business Support & Air and Ocean Supporting Functions.Here, we encourage you to actively shape your career in a solid organization and take part in designing new traditions. Together as one team, we are Here to move your career.

    * Responsible for coordination of external audit activities
    * Responsible for ensuring financial controlling support to the accounting team in respect to month-end closing and reporting
    * Assisting the senior cluster financial controllers on financial controlling of financial figures and non-financial information on a cluster and group level, including ensuring substantiation of the figures.
    * Ensure compliance with accounting regulations as well as internal procedures through good quality in daily accounting and month end closing processes
    * Responsible for preparing summaries of findings and/or other related written correspondence as requested
    * Responsible for conducting required analysis (within professional capacity) to assist more senior financial controllers
    * Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions
    * Support the design and implementation of overall finance transformation initiatives
    * Responsible for ensuring financial controlling support to the accounting team on accounting treatment of transactions
    * Contributes to a working environment and culture which drives the desired mindset of all financial controlling team members
    * Supports adopting world class trends, and best practices in financial controlling with the goal of ultimately driving cost reduction and quality enhancement
    * Support the RTR GPO with continually enhancing quality and reducing cost by streamlining processes, procedures, and automation
    * Supports other General Ledger staff in resolving issues raised by them
    * Defines performance goals at the start of the year in coordination with Manager
    * Monitors work quality and escalate any operational issues in a timely manner
    * Keeps abreast of professional developments, new techniques and current issues through continued education and professional growth


    * Graduate of Accountancy, Finance or any Business course. Master's degree is an advantage
    * 3-5 years of experience in a financial controlling or accounting position with ability to manage stakeholders and employees in an international context
    * Preferably some knowledge of IFRS
    * Strong understanding of Finance Accounting, Controlling processes
    * Experience with Finance / Accounting ERP systems
    * Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work and to generate alternatives and solutions
    * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a proactive and solution-oriented approach toward business issues
    * Knowledge and understanding of financial and business management principles with the ability to communicate and prioritize business requirements
    * Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills
    * Must be highly skilled in MS Office
    * Fluent English language skills at a business level

    Our offer

    The role holder is responsible for performing finance controlling for DB Schenker clusters, as well as less complex areas. The key focus of this role is to enable a successful financial Controlling function by performing a variety of non-complex financial controlling and administrative tasks. In addition, the role supports the external auditors as well as the business controllers.


    DB Schenker GBS Bucharest is committed to create a dynamic work environment that values proactivity, customer focus, team spirit, open feedback and integrity.
    What we take pride in:
    Attractive compensation package
    * Performance-related bonus scheme based on Yearly evaluation process
    * Meal Tickets, Cultural vouchers
    * Rewards and Recognition Program, Referral Bonus, Relocation Bonus
    * Rewarding improvement ideas implemented by our colleagues - IDEAS4SGBS
    Health and Well-being
    * Flexible work environment thru Hybrid or Remote working model depending on your current location
    * Private Medical Subscription for employees and special prices for family (children, spouse/ life partner) medical subscription
    * 4 short days per year (Balance your work life with Leave Office Very Early days)
    * Birthday day off (to celebrate your anniversary)
    * Extra vacation days according to seniority in the organization
    * Access to different discounts on products and services such as WorldClass Gym, 7Card, Therme, Samsung, etc
    * Various wellbeing initiatives and events such as Talent Contest, Quiz show, Ted Talks, etc.
    * Opportunities to get involved in volunteering activities

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