International Real Estate advisory company Colliers is expanding its market research and consultancy team in the Czech Republic and we are looking for candidates with a range of experience, including those with limited previous knowledge of the real estate sector up to those with several years of experience.
We offer a pleasant working environment in the centre of Prague, where you will work and grow with an international team of professionals across all sectors of the property industry.
Overview of Role
The Regional Finance Manager is a position within the Colliers regional finance function. A person in this position will assist in driving quality into the reporting and planning, implementing best practice, fully compliant financial processes to support the growth of the company and further assist EMEA CFO and Regional Director of Finance with financial and accounting management across the whole region.
Accountability for the quality and accuracy of financial data within EMEA region, preparation of reporting (Hyperion BS and PL, CAPEX, intercompany reports, tax reports, headcount and other analysis)
Review figures and follow up with variances versus budget / forecast or month to day data
Test transactions to meet US GAAP revenues recognition requirements on quarterly basis
Randomly test controls and procedures performed by entities during preparation of Hyperion on quarterly basis
Develop and implement appropriate accounting procedures to support the planning and reporting process
Assist with coordination of the forecasting and annual budget process within region
Assist wit coordination audit requests for the region resulting from the audit of the Colliers accounts
Assist with maintenance of Sarbanes Oxley compliance within region
Assists with legal and administrative tasks
Assists with many other ad hoc projects
Requirements and Competencies
The ideal candidate is known for his / her outstanding integrity and will possess effective leadership; team building and motivational skills which will ensure accurate financial reporting, compliance, accounting systems are in place.
A customer service orientation’ and can do’ attitude
Minimum 2 years of financial management and reporting experience in a multinational corporation or with Big 4
Good written and oral presentation skills in English, knowledge of other languages is advantage
Experience with MS Office skills
Diligent and motivated, leads by example and who is respected by staff for his / her financial expertise
Ability to establish collaborative partnerships and influence results across the organization through an in-depth understanding of accounting principles and the link to business strategy and results
Strong personal image, a high level of energy and a strong bias to service excellence and getting things done
Recognizes and respects the importance of confidentiality