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Paris (Suresnes)
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Vacancy information

Job Title: Reporting Manager

Reports to: Africa Finance Director

Location: Suresnes, France

OVERVIEW OF ROLE

We are looking for a regional Financial Planning and analysis Manager who is accountable for the Africa Region financial and management reporting delivery, in accordance with company policies and external reporting standards.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Lead the region regular reporting and management information requirements: annual budget, monthly forecast and quarterly rolling forecast.
  • Ensure the development and deployment of standardized regional reporting structures and systems to ensure accurate and consistent reporting.
  • Liaise with projects teams to ensure good understanding of projects forecasts, ensuring as such to maintain a strong level of predictability and forecasting at regional level
  • Coordinate regional cash and tax forecasting
  • Coordinate Group auditors requests for the region
  • With the assistance of Group External Reporting and Technical Accounting team, provide technical guidance to the regional finance function staff on IFRS, disclosure items and new accounting standards.
  • Help drive key insights and execute value-added analysis. Provide decision support for special projects and initiatives
  • Work with business operations, and other key stakeholders to generate requested reporting output. Develop the KPIs & dashboards, tools & processes, and ad-hoc analysis in order to improve controls.
  • Maintain data integrity and further improve Financial reporting systems.
  • Assist with Region joint ventures financial performance analysis – provide financial input to boards presentation
  • Ensure Regional Finance capitalises from lessons learned and is performed in accordance with best practice, striving to mitigate risk and promoting integrity consistently
  • Provide financial input to presentations for use at regional management meetings
  • Develop Region Reporting resources through clearly understood roles, responsibilities and performance objectives and regular feedback.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS/ STAKEHOLDERS

Internal

  • Group Finance reporting team
  • African countries finance teams
  • Other Subsea7 entities

External

  • External Auditors

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The position requires:

  • Graduated from a major Business or Engineering School,
  • 8-10 years of professional experience with a first experience in a Big4 firm followed with a business finance role with demonstrated success in financial analysis
  • Highly fluent in English
  • Business oriented, strong communication and adaptation skills. Ability to solve complex problems and take accountability
  • Hands-on, very strong knowledge of Excel, and a fit for Information Systems