Finance Excellence Centre Manager UA&EECA

  • Bolsunovska St, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
  • Full-time

Company Description

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) is a leading global company headquartered in the Netherlands, specializing in coffee and tea production.

At Jacobs Douwe Egberts we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love. 16 000 passionate coffee champions in 44 countries are delivering this vision: A coffee for every cup.

In Ukraine, we represent Jacobs, L'OR and other brands in the categories of instant, roast & ground, beans, coffee mixes and capsules. We also provide B2B solutions from Jacobs Douwe Egberts Professional.

Job Description

·       Lead the accounting function so that financial transactions, policies, systems, and procedures meet the cluster’s short and long-term business objectives and comply with regulations, accounting principles, and standards for all cluster units UA&EECA. Activities include reporting corporate, statutory, tax; credit control; accounts payable and receivable; inventory, costs control.

·       Organize a timely and adequate reporting of financial statements (P&L, balance sheets, cash flow, statutory, CIT, VAT, other) corporate, statutory, tax.

·       Responsible for correct adoption of all local taxes and levies imposed by any governmental authority, i.e. VAT, income tax, payroll taxes, etc.

·       Manage the monthly closing process in local and corporate books and development of the monthly management reporting in line with corporate rules and timing for all legal entities.

·       Ensure monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts thereby allowing for timely managerial analysis of their trends, monthly reconciliation of local vs. IFRS books.

·       Provides technical expertise and advice on complex accounting issues to functional / operational areas managers to help them develop revenue and expense budgets, understand financial reports and manage their financial responsibilities

·       Lead process of corporate audit in Ukraine and support tax audits where applicable (Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia).

·       Acts as a business partner to ensure new business cases are supported by resources and systems to meet business objectives of the cluster.

·       Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team to ensure that the organization’s accounting activities are conducted accurately, ethically, consistently and according to relevant regulations, laws, and standards. Responsible for talent development of direct team members.


·       Being true coffee lover

·       Master's degree in Finance, Economics

·       3-5 years of Finance Leadership experience

·       Knowledge of Internal Control systems, IFRS GAAP, Local GAAP

·       Knowledge of SAP;

·       Strong results-orientation

·       Proactive and passionate about continuous improvement practices

·       A strong ability to set goals, linked with business objectives

·       Solid people management experience

·       Fluent Ukrainian, Russian and English

Additional Information

·       Competitive salary and comfortable working conditions

·       Compensations & benefits (including insurance programs and meal allowance)

·       Rewards & recognition program, learning and development in multicultural environment

·       Democratic corporate culture and open management team

·       Opportunity to become expert in coffee

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