Shire Finance Controller CIS in Kiev, Ukraine

Primary Duties

  • Ensure US GAAP and statutory financial requirements are delivered and adhered to in line with corporate financial policies and local accounting regulations

  • Supervise the monthly close on a timely basis and make sure the books are closed properly and on time

  • Monthly BS and P&L review and alignment with support to Regional Controller

  • Close cooperation and support of external Accounting providers in queries and bookings

  • Monitoring of external accountants services to make sure the deadlines are met

  • Payment verification, contacting vendors and bank, local teams to mitigate errors

  • Verification of payroll and payroll related taxes

  • Verification and approval of closing entries, accruals and review and sign off on the P&L

  • Leading monthly balance sheet reconciliation process

  • All compliance, including Sarbanes Oxley controls, internal and external audit liaison

  • Statutory Accounts, Government statistics and submissions, Corporation tax & VAT compliance

  • Perform Monthly/Quarterly/Annual corporate reporting

  • Key contact for integration projects: ERP systems integration, legal entity consolidation, other finance projects

  • Corporate credit card transactions review and reconciliation with accounting providers posting

  • Group tax reporting – OTP submissions (US GAAP tax reconciliations)

  • Intercompany cross charges review and coordination with Intercompany team and Accounting Providers

  • AR Balance Overview with Corporate Controllers

  • Delivering advice as regards business processes, accounting and taxes to employees of particular offices

  • Treasury reporting – cash flow planning and monitoring

  • Supporting and controlling the purchasing process

Education and Experience Requirements

  • University degree in finance/accounting

  • Deep knowledge of US GAAP and local accounting/taxation

  • Experience both in accounting and audit (preferably Big 4) will be considered as advantage

  • Upper-intermediate English

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent technical and financial knowledge, including understanding of internal control requirements and accounting principles as well as understanding of relevant business environment

  • Ability to prioritize effectively and juggle multiple competing priorities for different stakeholders.

  • Comfortable dealing with an expected level of ambiguity

  • Ability to manage cross-functionally and influence decisions

  • Ability to work under pressure, manage tight reporting deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve objectives

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make good fact-based decisions on your own.

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.