Teamlead Financial Accounting

Dalian | Greater China | Accounting & Finance

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Ensuring correct and daily execution of key responsibilities in the GBS Center according to the requirements of GBS policies, procedures and guidelines, and according to the Group Accounting Manual for specific area of responsibility (Accounts receivable/Accounts payable/General Ledger/Retail)
  • Self-directed worker for a specific service area
  • Supports organizational effectiveness through the identification and communication of process improvement opportunities  Key Responsibilities:  
  • Manage a team between 3 up to max. 12 people, ensuring full responsibility for team performance and execution in accordance with defined KPI‘s
  • Responsible for HR related processes like Performance Reviews, recruiting, Talent   management and development
  • Perform quality checks on the work output within the team
  • Check consistency in desktop procedures for area of responsibility
  • Perform or ensure day-to-day and period end processing responsibilities are completed in accordance with internal standards (e.g. desktop procedures, Group Finance manual)
  • Monitor of work requests and allocation (ticketing and e-mails)
  • Managing point of contact for issue resolution with management and BP
  • Monitor customer satisfaction and address specific issues, driving resolution measures
  • Drive process improvements and process redesign in alignment with Management and Business Partners
  • Expert in specific cases within the team, being the reference contact for internal and external queries that requires alignment between local GBS, Business Partners or within the team
  • Responsible for defined KPI reporting to management
  • First point of contact for other departments in regards to accounting or service questions
  • Perform cross check on quality audits, report discrepancies and implement improvement measures
  • Provide technical accounting advice within area of expertise
  • Compile and prepare monthly reports (e.g. workflow open items, interim accounts, double payments, intercompany account analysis, financial statement analytical review etc.)
  • During transitions: Ensure the necessary preparation and organization to receive and include new tasks or new work



Key Relationships:

  • Controlling
  • Team colleagues
  • Superior
  • Colleagues connected via the process area in other parts of GBS
  • Customers (“retained staff” and broader business customers)  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Very good English level
  • Strong accounting expertise in own area of work and related areas
  • Experience in people responsibility   Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 
  • University degree in Accounting or equivalent education required
  • Minimum 3 years’ GL experience
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The Facts

Jobtitle Teamlead Financial Accounting
Team Accounting & Finance
Brand adidas
City Dalian
Location Greater China
Number 205354
Position Type Full time
Date Nov-27, 2019
Relocation no

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