Welcome to SITA... We lead one of the most exciting and advanced industries on earth. Around the world, nearly every passenger flight relies on SITA technology, almost every airport and airline does business with us, and it’s our job to support their operations. As the world's leading air transport IT and communications specialist, we’re committed to meeting the demands of the air transport industry around the clock, every day.
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The Manager Business Finance is responsible for providing high quality financial reporting and analysis to the business to support the Business Area's long-term strategy and growth. He/She is in charge of identifying and leveraging best practices across the business area covered, to drive efficiency gains through continuous work practice improvements and to act as the Finance Champion in his/her remit to ensure overall compliance to SITA policies, processes and guidelines.
Provide financial support to the relevant business team by:
•Producing and controlling the period (monthly, Quarterly & Yearly) End results
•Performing necessary analysis of reporting closing results
•Providing Financial controlling and support for projects
•Participating in monthly reviews with P&L or cost owners
•Completing the monthly forecast (at required granularity level)
•Completing the budgeting process including the settlement of interlock reviews with relevant parties
•Participating in the 3 Year Business Plan and Product Portfolio preparation
•Providing input for the quarterly financial reporting - when applicable.
Confirm and validate integrity of results recorded by:
•Ensuring alignment between Statutory reporting and Management reporting results
•Confirming IFRS and accounting policies compliance
•Supporting the Audit activity
•Playing an active role in the Balance Sheet / Depreciation control activity.
Play an active role in the BAB process by:
•Participating in BAB submissions ensuring adherence to corporate governance
•Providing input for the preparation of business cases
•Providing financial modelling and pricing support during the preparation process of new contract proposal.
Play an active role in the product development & profitability or on major internal/external projects:
•Providing financial support from evaluation to approval board for new product/project launch
•Confirming product/project profitability (or costing).
Be actively involved in the financial control activities by:
•Ensuring alignment with capitalization best practices
•Ensuring alignment with tax compliance activities
•Ensuring alignment with corporate practices and standards
•Ensuring alignment with the costs allocation methods and standard.
Provides inputs to the key corporate and strategic programs (such as the Rome Initiative).
Define, project-manage and deliver improvement plans or special projects to increase the overall quality of the business finance function.
Be responsible for supporting the Management of a team of business analysts:
•Managing, recruiting and training the team members to guarantee successful delivery of objectives and deliverables
•Setting objectives to the team in line with department, division and company objectives and monitor performance
•Setting priorities to the team
•Ensuring alignment with capitalization best practices.
We would like it if you have the below qualifications, knowledge and experiences
•Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or similar is imperative
•MBA is considered as a plus.
•Membership of a relevant Finance/Accounting accreditation body desirable.
•5-7 years of business finance and/or FP&A, experience preferably within a large international company with a matrix business structure.
•Used to re-prioritize and deliver under pressure.
•Prior experience in people management is desirable.
•Used to challenge and make recommendations for improvements.
•Familiar with delivering best-in-class reporting (standard, automated, reliable).
Why Should you be interested?
• Learning Opportunity – this is a challenging role which will grow your capability
• Career Development – we hire about 30% of our roles internally
• International Environment – we have a very international employee base and we are located in over 130 countries