IFRS & Governance Senior Manager 

Become IFRS Technical Lead in global listed manufacturing company

About the role

We are hiring an IFRS & Governance Senior Manager for our Global Reporting and Finance team. The post-holder will lead and drive the governance of technical accounting and project governance. You become part of the ongoing finance transformation to develop standardization, optimization of key finance processes and enhance the reporting. You engage as a Business Partner with multiple stakeholders around the organization and provide sparring and advice. Your daily tasks and responsibilities counts:

  • Provide global oversight of technical accounting policies
  • Participate in ensuring that financial information is timely, accurate, complete and compliant with IFRS
  • Advise on complex accounting matters and changes of standards and review contracts on IFRS implications
  • Engage with the Sustainability Group and lead the assessment of environmental, social and governance implications to the Group
  • Drive change and contribute to maintaining a high standard of reporting quality
  • Lead the different stakeholders in the finance function and M&A regarding IFRS implications
  • Collaborate on design, implementation and review finance systems, policies and procedures to ensure continuous improvement and contemporary relevant practices and accounting documentation
  • Support the SVP Group Reporting & Finance in managing the Group audit.

You report to the SVP Group Reporting & Finance. Hybrid and flexible working is ingrained into our culture, this permanent role offers a mix of office and home working.

About you

You are highly motivated, experienced, and independent IFRS Expert with a strong hands-on mentality. You appreciate a lively and demanding working environment and you are happy to be part of a fast-paced motivated team. In addition, you have:

  • Successfully completed business studies with a focus on accounting, finance and/or controlling
  • At least 8 years of experience in accounting with a strong focus on IFRS either with a large audit firm or with an international company
  • Profound knowledge of IFRS and other GAAP related reporting requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Being able to work independently
  • Driven and solution-oriented
  • Analytical thinking, hands-on mentality and being flexible
  • IT affinity: excellent MS Office skills – good knowledge of SAP FI/CO and experience with Hyperion is an advantage

What we bring to the table

We are the acknowledged industry leader in innovative technology. Our company is defined by people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. We have a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages openness, fresh thinking and initiative. We are pragmatic, positive and optimistic.

As a much-valued employer:

  • We offer you a varied and challenging role within the world market leader that is driving positive change
  • We give you the opportunity to take part in shaping the future of the industry leader in innovative technology Empowerment to take responsibility and force your own career success
  • You will have the opportunity to learn, to lead and to build something new with colleagues from around the world
  • We attach importance to a respectful and cherishing environment with open decision-making processes
  • We promote direct communication, openness and collaboration with our award-winning and innovative employee app
  • We offer you a full-time position (38.5 hours / week) in Global Finance at the RHI Magnesita headquarters in Vienna.

About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the result of the combination of RHI and Magnesita to form the global leading supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and services. With more than 13,600 employees across more than 40 countries and € 2.9 billion in revenues we are the driving force of the refractory industry. But to deliver results for customers, that technology has to be put to work effectively. By people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. Do you want to know more? Check out www.rhimagnesita.com

Do you recognize yourself in this role?

For this position we are working with the headhunting company, Brinch & Partners, based in Copenhagen. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Partner Arne Kyed at ak@brinchpartners.dk or +45 2970 2031.

If you are interested in the position please upload your CV at your earliest convenience.

Arne Kyed

+45 2970 2031