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GBS Retail Finance Manager (M/F)

 

adidas Shared Services in Porto delivers high quality services for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Retail Accounting, eCommerce Accounting and other Finance processes for adidas companies located in Europe and Americas.

However, our success journey continues and we will now integrate several additional Teams in Porto. We are creators in our fields, thinking strategically about how digital tools can make reporting more transparent and targets more controllable. If you see yourself as a coach, playmaker, planner and problem solver, we invite you to be a part of our team.

           

           

PURPOSE

 

Ensuring correct and daily execution of key responsibilities in the adidas Global Business Services according to the requirements of the company Accounting Manual for specific area of responsibility.

General functional expert with responsibility for processes and the delivery of services with his/her team.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Ensure team’s management including coaching, training, motivation and performance appraisal guidance;
  • Supervise the daily operations by adhering to the agreed SLAs towards the business partners;
  • Ensure good relationships with business partners and the global functional Team on a proactive basis;
  • Develop and report relevant KPI’s for area of responsibility;
  • Ensure that KPI’s are maintained, achieved and reported in a correct and timely manner;
  • Generate ideas for process improvements with respect to the processes in scope and ensure high quality and efficient work;
  • Problem analyses and proposal or assessment of solutions, and respective implementation.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Solid experience within General Ledger and Order to Cash tasks: accruals, provisions and payments entries; Inventory Accounting, Balance Sheet Reconciliations; Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss Analysis, Bank Statements and Cash reconciliations; external and internal audits;
  • Experience with SAP is an advantage;
  • Experience in Retail Finance area is an advantage
  • Experience in a Shared Service environment is an advantage;
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English in a business setting;
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and high degree of customer orientation;
  • Problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed individual;
  • Good communication skills / good team player;
  • Team management skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 6+ years relevant work experience in the accounting / business area;
  • Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Economics or related areas;
  • Proven work experience in people management / demonstrated ability to manage a medium-sized team.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  GBS Retail Finance Manager (M/F)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  206896
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