Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge. Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected.
We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently.
By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big.
Today we're an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets.
In Smiths Medical, one of the five divisions of Smiths Group, we touch the lives of millions of people every day. Our colleagues are focused on providing innovative, lifesaving solutions for patients around the world.
So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues.
There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.
Duties & Responsibilities
Take responsibility for the accounting records of Smiths Medical in line with divisional policy and procedure
Participate in and contribute to all major business decisions in respect to financial issues
Advise local management in major financial issues, accounting and administrative procedures by analysis and recommendations and contribute to profit development
Participate actively in management activities
Participate in Global initiatives
Report specific ad hoc financials matters upon request
Exercise effective control over the assets of the business, including stocks, debtors and fixed assets and optimize cash flow
Take responsibility for the timely preparation and submission of all internal consolidated periodical reporting
Prepare yearly internal and external statutory accounts and coordinate fiscal declarations with tax consultants
Manage the planning process of forward plans, annual budgets and quarterly reviews
Prepare monthly management accounts to meet the needs of local management
Write accountants reports for the various internal reporting
Manage internal help-desk / internet Manage insurance portfolio (both employers and employees) and contracts (lease, maintenance, etc)
Manage and develop finance staff
This position is required to assure compliance of Company operations to all applicable laws, regulations and standards, good business practices and company documented procedures (including knowledge of all standards, government occupational health and environmental regulations and statutes related to the site).
Engage others, promote, and participate in Environmental, Health, and Safety initiatives, focusing on continuous improvement.
University Degree (BA degree) required. CA and / or MBA plus
High skills in MS office, particularly Excel and Word
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
At least 10 years practical accounting experience in a commercial organization
At least 5 years line management experience
Experience of IFRS or US GAAP
Practical hands-on experience of modern computer-based accounting systems
Expertise in accounting and legislation
Planning and organizational skills
Able to meet deadlines
Willing to work as part of a team
Dedicated to combine high skills tasks with hands-on daily accounting with other members of the Financial department
Diversity & Inclusion
We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics.
We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.
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