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Statutory Financial Controller



Accounting & Finance
Sofia, Bulgaria
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Role Summary:

Statutory Financial Controller is responsible for supporting all aspects of accounting, financial control and statutory financial reporting for GTT entities across EMEA Region. Reporting to Finance Managers and Senior Finance Managers.

The scope of work includes preparation of statutory annual and quarterly reports, support statutory Audits, including preparation of reports and analysis requested during the audit and preparation of annual financial statement.

This includes building and maintaining relationships with external auditors, accounting and legal advisors in addition to internal group accounting, tax and finance departments.

This role will also provide financial support to other internal departments like Tax, Sales, Accounting Operations, HR, etc.

Main Responsibilities:

To support the EMEA and Statutory Finance organization in all aspects of finance.

• Partner with group, tax and statutory accounting operations teams for providing all required reconciliations, working papers, schedules, clarifications on various accounts as required by the auditors

• Review the quality of work completed by external accounting providers, reconcile with internal financial reports and coordinate additional local adjustments;

• Collaborate with external auditors, accounting services providers (if applicable) for timely statutory audit completion and submission of audited financial statements
• Preparation of draft annual statutory financial statements in Workiva;
• Coordination and preparation of Annual Statutory Accounts as per Local GAAPs, responsible for external audits , including preparation of reports, analysis and clarifications requested by auditors within agreed timeline

• Prepare and review accounts analysis, balance sheet reconciliations etc. required for audit, preparing or identifying additional local GAAP adjustments and journal entries;
• Transformation support for assigned entities, including review and update bridge file for US GAAP to local GAAP differences and adjustments analysis

• Completion of statutory returns/compliances

• Review statutory databases for accuracy and completeness (data cleansing)

• Ad hoc project work and assistance

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance

  • Experienced Accountant or Audit assistant with 3-5 years of relevant experience in an international accounting or audit company

  • Experience of working in a medium to large corporate environment, Big 4 experience is as advantage

  • Advanced MS excel user

  • Sound knowledge of local GAAP, IFRS, Internal controls, and financial reporting

  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a team and individually

  • Experience of Telecoms an advantage

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast moving and demanding environment to meet targets and deadlines

  • Oracle or other ERP system experience an advantage

  • Professional communication skills both written and verbal

  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing internal and external teams

  • Process orientated - committed to adhering to accepted process and able to recommend/communicate logical improvements to current processes

Working Hours:
Monday to Friday
9:00 - 17:30