Financial Controller

Bucharest (City) (RO)
Senior Financial Controller
06 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
Financial Controller
Industry sector
Asset Management, Real Estate
Contract Type
Full Time

Globe Trade Center, a leading real estate investor and developer in CEE, which develops, acquires and actively manages commercial real estate, is hiring a Financial Controller for its operations in Romania. The Financial Controller is a pivotal role in the finance department and highly visible across the group, while supporting the local growing business.  The successful candidate will be a team player, working closely with the CFO to ensure the objectives are met in an efficient manner across defined business processes while ensuring accurate financial reporting, quality business information, timely management reporting, accurate budgeting and forecasting. The ideal candidate will be responsible for establishing internal controls, financial policies and procedures, and will be the key contact for internal and external auditors. The role is based on Bucharest, Romania.


  • Prepare budgets and forecasts (P&L and cashflow), create budget schedules, collect data, analyze and consolidate financial information, prepare regular management reports,
  • Prepare monthly budget analysis, analyze variances, analyze financial performance, including performance indicators, recommend corrective actions and monitor implementation of action plans,
  • Revenue control, costs and investments analysis, oversee collection control,
  • Analyze business performance and present the results, provide financial information to company management for decision making process,
  • Design policies and recommend controlling procedures, identify required improvements to the existing procedures, implement action plan for process improvement,
  • Enforce compliance with policies and procedures, monitor policies implementation, contribute to and maintain a robust control environment across the business,
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/semi-annual/annual reporting for individual projects and consolidated reporting, as required,
  • Prepare lender project monitoring reports and monitor covenants,
  • Prepare quarterly and annual group reporting packages in accordance with IFRS, verify reporting schedules and balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Facilitate the external audit process, oversee the external valuation process;
  • Liaise with other business units at all levels and support management and the group, as required;
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge and demonstrate continuous professional development attitude.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Certified Accountant (CPA, ACCA or equivalent qualification)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • At least 5 years of experience, previous controlling, BigFour and/or real estate experience is a plus
  • Sound knowledge of IFRS and Romanian accounting standards,
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office), proficiency in Excel
  • Experience working with ERP / SAP Business One is an advantage
  • Fluent in English and Romanian

Personal Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, proactive individual
  • Ability to prioritize and work with tight deadlines, results oriented
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong personality able to influence and motivate others

Job Offer

Attractive financial package, benefits.