Finance Control Manager

Date: 7 May 2024

Location: Prague, CZ, 15000

Company: International SOS

International SOS is the world’s leading medical and security services company with over 12,000 employees working in 1,000 locations in 90 countries. Established 35 years ago, we have become the market leader in global telehealth services and digital health solutions for an extensive client base of Fortune 500 companies, NGO’s and governments around the world.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Financial Control Manager to join our team in Prague.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone with extensive experience in finance, accounting, and management roles, to  lead a  Finance and Accounting Team and manage the Finance agenda in a Shared Services Environment.

Key responsibilities

Overall Accountability for financial operations delivered by the Shared Services Finance department:

 

  • Monitor key financial metrics: Present findings to Shared Services GM and Internal stakeholders.
  • Continuous improvement: Identify areas for improvement and in collaboration with Process Optimization manager, implement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis: Responsible for the accuracy of the financial reports and statements produced by the Shared Service Center. Ensure the accuracy, integrity, and compliance of financial information, provides meaningful financial insights to support decision-making and drive performance improvement. Provides operation support for specific complex activities as per needed.
  • Team Leadership and Development: Leads and manages the Shared Services Finance team. Provides leadership, guidance, and performance feedback to the team, fosters a positive and high-performing work culture, and ensure the team's adherence to financial policies, procedures, and controls. Identifies training and development needs, mentor team members, and support their professional growth.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborates with Internal stakeholders, including CFOs and regional CFOs, department heads, and other shared services teams. Establishes strong relationships, effectively communicates financial information and insights. Participates in cross-functional meetings, contributes to strategic discussions, and serves as a trusted advisor on financial matters.
  • Compliance and Risk Management: Ensures compliance with internal controls to mitigate financial risks. Works closely with internal audit and compliance teams to address any identified issues or concerns.
  • Process Improvement and Automation: Identifies opportunities for process improvement and automation within the Shared Services Center. 
     

About you

  • Highly experienced finance professional with strong leadership and strategic skills. 
  • Advance degree in Finance, accounting, or a related field (ACCA or equivalent) 
  • Extensive experience in finance, accounting, and management roles, with a solid background in financial operations, reporting, and analysis. 
  • Extensive experience in managing Finance and Accounting Team in charge of end-to-end Finance agenda in a Shared Services Environment.
  • Seasoned leader who can effectively manage and motivate a team of finance professionals. 
  • Skilled and experienced in collaborating with internal and external Finance stakeholders at various levels of the organization.
     

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave per calendar year (pro-rated as per valid legislation)
  • 3 sick days per calendar year
  • Meal vouchers
  • Pension insurance contribution
  • Flu vaccination provided by the company
  • Training and Development 
  • Multisport card with employee contribution 
  • Benefits provided by the Recreation Committee – Company events, Breakfasts, massages at workplace
     

 

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At International SOS, we offer a great working environment, thanks to our commitment to flexible working, diversity, and development.  We encourage every person to be their personal best by creating an environment of inclusion, equality and support.