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Head of Finance

Posted: 3 Jul 2022 Closes: 2 Aug 2022
Istanbul, Turkey Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1082309815

Job Description

Our Commercial Affiliate in Turkey is currently looking for a

Head of Finance (m/f/x)

to be located in Istanbul.

Position Purpose:
  • The Head of Finance Turkey is responsible for Accounting Operations, Business Partnership and Financial Expert Services according to CSL Finance Operating model.
  • He/ she oversights the Payroll process
  • He/ she is member of the Local Management Team as well as of the local Compliance Committee.

Reporting Relationships:
  • Role that this position reports to: General Manager Turkey
  • Role /s that report to this position: Senior Accounting Analyst

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Maintains an accounting system to support the accurate presentation of financial information ensuring accurate and timely biannual statutory accounts are prepared in accordance with IFRS and CSL Group Finance requirements, as well as annual local accounts that are compliant with Turkish tax and accounting legislation
  • Monitors month end closing activities in compliance with AIFRS Gaap's
  • Ensures appropriate tax and financial reporting are filed in compliance with local laws and regulations. Monitors the relationship with PWC local tax provider. Co-ordinate with Global Transfer Pricing team to ensure compliance with global and local tax regulations
  • Liaise with Global and Regional finance teams, provides analysis of Sales, Opex allocation, margins, profitability, working capital and cash flows, as well as project financial analysis, that will facilitate the local management team in driving improved performance and making sensible and informed business decisions.
  • Supports the development of the annual budget and strategic plan, and periodic forecasts through close coordination with local management and regional and global finance teams.
  • Reviews and provides input on new investment proposals. Coordinates and/or works with Sourcing Manager to coordinate the purchase of equipment (Capex, Lease) and monitors costs.
  • Manages annual general assembly of the affiliate based on local legal requirements, attends to general assembly. Coordinates all legal advisory services and monitors cost.

Position Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting and/or Finance. A minor or focus in Economics preferred.
  • Master's degree and/or public accounting certification (CPA) preferred.English fluent in both written and verbal communications.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience as a leader in a financial discipline, preferably within a global matrix business environment.
  • Experience of Finance Business partnering with commercial divisions (FP&A)
  • Experience in life science (biotech/pharma) companies and start up would be an advantage
  • Experience working with external auditors required
  • Proven experience of leading a team and developing people.

Offer & Working Conditions:
  • Location: Istanbul, (office-based with possibility for remote work)
  • Travel: Up to approximately 20% travel required in Turkey, Europe and Global
  • Offer : Permanent contract - Senior Manager Level - Annual MBO and rich benefit pack.

If you are interested in this challenging role, please apply online with your CV.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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