Position Summary :
For the Conference Board’s operations in TCB’s International region this position is responsible for general finance duties that include preparing management accounts, analyzing data and assisting with regular accounting tasks.
The role involves all of TCB’s International operations in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
The Finance Associate reports to the Vice President of Finance, International.
Principal Direct Activities
Maintains financial and non-financial performance metrics and prepare monthly performance management data to support management decision-making.
Prepare and analyze the monthly budget / forecast to actual variance reports per program and department.
Perform the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with Finance policies and procedures.
Assist the Finance Team to process the daily, monthly, and year-end operations of Finance Department. Assist in the preparation of financial reporting for the annual audit.
Bank payment instructions. Authority to enter payments into bank systems.
Payroll : Responsible for payment to local payroll providers in Malaysia, Hongkong, Singapore, Switzerland, The Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Supports Belgium payroll accounting under supervision of HR manager.
Payroll and variable pay reporting. Maintain monthly records of actual payroll paid, and prepare spreadsheets for quarterly commissions and annual bonus payments in coordination with NY Finance.
The position receives moderate to light supervision for most tasks. The work is governed by time schedules and Board policy
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Ability to prepare data in clear format for management decision makers
Education and Experience
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a finance related area.
Experience in accounting and legal requirements in Belgium.
Agility and the ability to understand finance activities across wide geographic area.
Excellent interpersonal skills, effective team collaborations skills.
Organized and detail-oriented work style and ability to multi-task.