Regional Accountant, Controller

  • Company: Antenna International
  • Job Location: Rome - Italy
  • Date: January 29, 2018 17:08
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: senior
  • Job Functions:

    Accounting / Auditing, Finance

Job summary

The Italian Regional Accountant and Controller forms part of the EMEA Finance Group and will be accountable for the finances of the Italian operations ensuring the integrity of all accounting and financial reporting requirements. Working closely with the regional Executive Director and across Sales and Account Management, Operations and Creative Services to provide reporting, analysis and insight across the business to help drive performance. You will look to develop policies, processes and procedures and you will ensure that the business minimises financial risk through effective balance sheet management and controls and will also coordinate year end statutory reporting across the region.

Job description

Based in Rome and reporting to the VP, Finance Director EMEA and with a dotted line to the local Executive Director he/she will responsible for the following activities:

  • Ensuring timely and accurate monthly management accounting, reporting and analysis
  • Project level profitability analysis
  • Management of Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Cashflow management
  • Intercompany relationships, invoicing and reconciliation
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Commercial business support
  • Oversight of outsourced payroll
  • Oversight of local service providers and development of internal resources
  • Audit and tax liaison and co-ordination
  • Local statutory reporting
  • Local tax filings

Job qualifications

Position Qualifications (Required) 

  • Degree in Business Administration from an accredited Italian university
  • 7-10 years’ experience within an Accounting function in a multinational environment
  • 5 years’ experience within a Senior Accounting role
  • Good knowledge of VAT law
  • Strong experience with Accounting software and advance usage of Microsoft Office Suite including strong Excel (macros, pivot tables, linking, etc.) and Access skills
  • Excellent communications skills, written and verbal
  • Fluent knowledge of English (written and verbal)

 Position Qualifications (Preferred)

  • Experience with Great Plains (Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Qualified Accountant (Dottorecommercialista)