Pearson Finance Jr. Controller in Milan, Italy

Finance Jr. Controller


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For WSE Italy - that operates company-owned centers and provides services and support to sub-franchisees with a total footprint of around 70 centers- we’re currently looking for a junior Finance Controller with the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • posting of suppliers invoices and travel expenses;

  • preparing and posting pre-payments, provisions and accruals of all kind of expenses;

  • contributing to accurate and timely month, half and full year closures with two set of accounts (local/group)

  • submitting Group month reporting;

  • assisting in setting up internal controls to comply with legislation and established best practices;

  • maintaining and preparing reconciliation of managed accounts;

  • supporting budgeting and forecasting processes including their submission to the Group;

  • developing and/or updating reports for management;

  • analyzing costs variances to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances and driving organization to efficiency;

  • supporting in identifying area of cost reduction, fixing targets and monitoring execution.

Experience and technical skills

Education in accounting, finance or relevant field with a proved experience of minimum 3 years matured as assistant controller or in a similar position. Very good knowledge of MS Office and of an Accounting Software (Oracle, SAP is a plus), a good knowledge of Italian GAAP and fluency in English are

mandatory skills.

We’re looking for a reliable, well organized person able to prioritize and carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively; with a great eye for details, data analysis skills and a mindset for problem solving and continuous improving. Good communication and interpersonal skills complete the profile.

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Primary Location: IT-IT-Milan

Work Locations: IT-Milan-Corso Buenos Aires 79 Corso Buenos Aires 79 2nd & 3rd FloorLombardia Milan 20124

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 14, 2017

Req ID: 1710672