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Finance – General Ledger Admin (NATO NCIA)

, Sapienza Consulting [AAS-C001602 ]

Field(s) of expertise
Business Administration and Finance
Job type
Contract
Education
Bachelor
Deadline
Closed

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a Finance General Ledger Admin for Sapienza to work off site for our Costumer (NATO NCIA)

Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Principal Administrator (Accounting Operations Manager)/Head of Accounting Services, the incumbent will perform duties such as the following:
  • Transformation and continuous improvement
  • Oversee and coordinate all of the Agency’s GL activities (including the detailed accounting of fixed /intangible assets, assets under construction and inventories) in accordance with NATO Accounting Framework adapted International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and NCI Agency Accounting policies;
  • Implement structured risk management throughout GL operations;
  • Formulate and implement NCIA accounting policy and provide guidance as needed; rive forward improvements of the GL process to include related sub-ledger processes.
  • Delivery
  • Produce detailed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other documentation, as needed, for periodic closure activities, of the GL module within the financial system
  • Ensure timely closure of the general ledger (and related subledgers);
  • As assigned, prepare the Agency’s Annual (and Interim) Financial Statements for review and comments by senior management, and prepare responses to IBAN (External Auditor) enquiries on the Financial Statements;
  • Prepare detailed reports and periodic reconciliations/account analysis for all GL transactions that are posted and accounted for within the applicable finance systems, and ensure these reports aggregate into the trial balances;
  • Day-to-day management of the GL process, and the handling of all journals/accounting entries at GL level within the applicable running finance system(s);
  • Ensure the processing of all journals and general ledger transactions in accordance with the NATO Financial Regulations (NFRs), Financial Rules and Procedures (FRPs), Agency Directives and guidance, and contractual conditions;
  • Maintain proper accounting records, such as correct entries in the GL, and supporting files for GL transactions/journals;
  • Ensure timely preparation of the trial balances required for preparation of financial statements and/or other financial reports;
  • Duties & Role:
  • Approve and post all GL transactions/journals and ensure these are in line with applicable accounting policies;
  • Reconcile the GL with the related sub-ledgers on a recurring and regular basis (e.g. Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Inventory/Asset module etc.);
  • Lead and develop the GL team and carry out staff performance management.
  • Cooperation – Liaise with other parts of the Agency and/or external stakeholders to resolve any problems with the processing of accounting entries at the GL level;
  • Support audit reviews as needed; – Contribute to general business improvement initiatives in the Finance Directorate;
  • Represent, as required, the Finance Directorate at Agency or external meetings/working groups etc.
  • Deputize for the Principal Administrator (Accounting Operations Manager)/Head of Accounting Services, if required;

Profile

  • Required Security Clearance: NATO Secret
  • A minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree at a nationally recognised/certified University in a related discipline (Finance) and 3 years post-related experience.
  • Or exceptionally, the lack of a university degree may be compensated by the demonstration of a candidate’s particular abilities or experience that is/are of interest to NCI Agency, that is, at least 10 years extensive and progressive expertise in duties related to the function of the post: . 3 years of current finance/accounting staff management experience;
  • Ability to develop and maintain financial data and contribute to financial statement preparation; .
  • In depth knowledge with a minimum of 3 years extensive experience of managing general ledger transactions within Oracle EBS suite;
  • Extensive experience with Property Plant and Equipment, intangible assets and Asset under Construction transactions/data/registers within Oracle EBS suite;
  • Practical experience in preparing annual financial statements of an international corporation or international public sector organisation; .
  • Knowledge of IPSAS or IFRS or IAS; .
  • Managing/supervising a Finance General Ledger/ Accounting team/staff.

Desirable

  • Experience in finance shared services;
  • Working in the public sector;
  • Knowledge of NATO Financial Regulations;
  • Use of Oracle EBS modules R12;
  • Accounting certification;
  • Working with a Oracle EBS compatible GL reporting tool (e.g. GL Wand, Crystal reports etc);
  • Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian staff;
  • Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization, including ACO and ACT

Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

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