Manager, Financial Reporting, LATAM
Gate Gourmet - Miami, FL

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Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for airlines and railroads. We serve more than 200 million meals a year to our 250-plus customers at more than 100 airport locations around the globe.

We are currently looking for a Manager, Financial Reporting, LATAM to join our Finance team based in Miami, FL. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Manager utilizes accounting, business, and analytical skills to manage the financial reporting cycle for the Latin America Division. The incumbent will lead the budgeting, planning and forecasting processes within the Division as well as coordinate all reporting requirements by the Latin American entities to the Division and/or Group.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Coordinate the reporting cycle (monthly / semi-annual / annual) by the entities in the Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and SAP Business Warehouse (BW) systems, ensuring timely and accurate reporting.

Perform appropriate checks and reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting.

Ensure compliance with Group accounting policies and norms as well as adherence to IFRS accounting principles.

Review deviation reports prepared by the entities and develop an understanding of deviations to subsequently report to Division management.

Review current and deferred tax reporting and ensure consistency.

Assist in the preparation of financial reports and presentations to management.

Manage the weekly cash flow forecasting process, reviewing projections for consistency with p&l forecasts / budgets, challenging the entities where appropriate.

Lead the budgeting and forecasting process for the Division, developing tools, training and implementing other best practices to ensure quality budgets/forecasts.

Prepare accounts receivable summary reports and review collection activities with the entities.

Liaise with Group colleagues regarding reporting requirements and/or inquiries including participation in select global working groups (SAP / reporting).

Identify reporting process improvements and implement best practices.

Assess, develop, validate and author reports and manuals pertaining to assigned responsibilities.

Conduct and support ad-hoc analyses on issues throughout Gate Gourmet as assigned.

Attend and participate in meetings that pertain to assigned responsibilities.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education :
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required; Business, Economics, or Accounting majors required.

Accounting designation (CPA / CMA or other) a plus, including experience with IFRS reporting.

Work Experience :
Minimum of 7 years experience in financial reporting in a multinational organization.

Manufacturing, supply chain management, airline and/or airline catering experience preferred.

Experience with Hyperion Financial Management and SAP FICO and Business Warehouse preferred.

Job Skills :
Must possess strong financial and analytical skills. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and solve problems in a timely and accurate manner.

Must be able to effectively and professionally communicate to management, staff, suppliers and customers as well as demonstrate sound judgment and reasoning skills.

Strong PC skills including MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint required.

Ability to prioritize and successfully manage multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously.

Must be a self starter and motivated to complete projects timely and with accuracy

Must possess excellent people skills with a result driven approach

Communication Skills :
Must possess excellent communication skills.

Ability to communicate with all levels throughout the organization.

English and Spanish communication skills required including the ability to read and write in these languages.

Knowledge of Portuguese an asset.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations :

Travel :
Estimated 15%-20% travel requirement.

Environmental Requirements :
Regular Office Environment

Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position :
Thinking - Information search and analysis, problem resolution skills

Engaging - understanding others, team leadership, developing people

Inspiring - influencing and building relationships, motivating and inspiring, communicating effectively

Achieving - delivering business results under pressure, championing performance improvement, customer focus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment drug screen, criminal check and/or airport fingerprinting.

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