Finance Director



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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

As a Finance Director for Andina (Colombia, Ecuador, Panamá, Venezuela), you will manage a complex environment in terms of taxes and legislation across the 4 countries and will be a key member of the senior leadership in Latam. It is expected to manage and coordinate the financial function, corporate finance and accounting policies, business controls, budget processes, procedures and reporting

As Finance Director you will have the following key accountabilities:

  • You will be in charge of the Budget and Forecast planning

  • You will manage Banking processes.

  • You will be responsible for accounting payables and procurement.

  • You will be responsible for cashflow planning ensuring company funds.

  • You will deliver tax presentations and payment obligations on time and correctly.

  • You will be in charge of the general accounting.

  • You will produce reports to HQ and the region.

  • You will coordinate internal and external audits.

  • You will responsible for legal matters and point of contact for legal advisors.

  • You will follow up of diverse company projects and implementations.

Now that we've introduced you to the position as Finance Director, what skills, qualifications and experience should you have?

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance or related careers. Post Graduate is a plus.
  • You should have relevant experience in multinational companies.
  • You should have analysis skills, as well as people management expertise.
  • You must be an advance user of Excel and SAP, Tagetik, BI on HANA
  • You must have fluency in English, both written and oral.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

Posted: 111 days ago

City: Bogota

Work Area: Finance

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00006612