BUREAU VERITAS is a leading company in the fields of quality, health and safety, environment, and social responsibility ('QHSE') services with a network that covers more than 140 countries.
We're now seeking for qualified COUNTRY FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
who will be responsible to ensure that company finances are managed, controlled and reported in accordance with BV CPS guidelines and expectations.
This is a strong position in a young, dynamic, challenging and international work environment with a competitive benefit package (including annual performance bonus, company car, private health insurance, etc).
The position has a direct reporting link to the General Manager and a dotted line reporting to EMEA Finance Manager in a matrix-reporting environment. The job holder is expected to be well-managing a team of accountants and collection specialists.
Appropriate candidates can be described as having following characteristics:
Have a University degree in related fields,
Excellent command of English,
No restraint for domestic and abroad travels,
Preferable knowledge of JDEdwards program,
Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs,
Min. 5-6 years of working experience in Finance, preferably with audit company background,
Strong financial accounting (IFRS) and management reporting experience,
Proven experience of business partnering and commercial acumen,
Preferable experience in M&A activities and new business initiatives.
Teamwork and cooperation,
Proven ability to develop strong relationship with international finance and non finance people.
Work closely with senior management team in Turkey and Europe and provide analytical support for business planning and reviews; support development of strategic business initiatives (e.g. acquisitions),
Support the success of the business through strong business partnership with business development and operations managers,
Lead, motivate and develop accounting and collections team,
Monitoring OFC, DSO, problem debtors, NCF and work with credit control to improve collections and cash flow position,
Manage and deliver timely and accurate preparation of all management and financial reports as well as local statutory accounts,
Lead quarterly forecasting and annual budget process,
Manage monthly cashflow, including capex review, forecasting and sign off,
Work with Europe Finance Manager to oversee, control and develop policies and procedures to deliver a strong control environment,
Ensure compliance with BV accounting and management reporting policies,
Lead annual audit process, managing the relationship with Group auditors and control audit costs,
Support local management in managing financial risks and opportunities,
Work closely with the business to identify cost savings and align strategic objectives for the company,
Lead continuous business process improvement initiatives,
Reviewing Operating performance, analysing results and preparing monthly management report • Reviewing Gross Margin and identifying profit improvement opportunities,
Preparing KPI reports (key labour ratios, TAT, invoicing efficiency, working capital), issuing KPI and benchmark analysis (laboratories KPI),
Monitoring Utilisation rate of employees and highlighting corrective actions on poor utilisation,
In- Month forecast review and analysis against Budget for variation,
Support business managers on BV Finance and understanding their financial results through formal and informal training,
Reviewing invoicing status and WIP list to ensure that invoicing is up to date,