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Shared Services Accounting Manager

Georg Fischer Central Plastics
Shawnee, OK 74804
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The Finance Shared Services Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the shared services team accountable for providing transactional accounting services (including accounts payable, accounts receivable and fixed asset accounting) to Georg Fischer Business Unit Americas. This position is responsible for driving operational efficiency across all areas of the Business Unit Americas (BUAM), strengthening processes and the control environment and providing ongoing leadership and functional oversight.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Promotes a culture of customer-centered service delivery and continuous improvement to ensure customer needs are met, including achievement of established Service Level Agreements (SLA's).
  • Independently organizes and oversees efforts and activities for the team; manages, coaches and mentors staff.
  • Possesses an in-depth knowledge of all transaction cycles operated within the SSC and maintains backup responsibilities as assigned.
  • Proactively identifies and implements policy, process and system improvements to increase overall efficiency and accuracy, while maintaining expected results.
  • Ensures month-end close activities are completed on schedule and with accuracy.
  • Prepares and analyzes treasury-related transactions.
  • Produces timely and accurate reporting of key operational and financial metrics.
  • Collaborates with functional partners across the business units to support financial reporting and analysis.
  • Plays a key role in supporting the implementations of financial information systems.
  • Leads various special projects, ad-hoc requests and business unit integrations as needed or assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with SAP ERP software preferred but not required
  • Exceptional time management and verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptability; ability to multi-task and train staff.
  • Professional manner and strong ethical code
  • Commitment to working efficiently, accurately and collaboratively
  • Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn't show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
  • Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.
  • Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (required)
  • Minimum 4-5 years' experience, including a combination of public and private accounting (preferred)
  • CPA certification (preferred)
  • Previous shared services center experience (preferred)
  • Ability to mentor, manage, and grow a department/team.


Posted: 2023-02-24 Expires: 2023-03-28

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