General Information

Area: Finance Operations

Location: Poland

City: Krakow

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-time

Date published: 07-Feb-2020

Ref #: 298

Description and Requirements

Location: Cracow, Poland


IAG Global Business Services (GBS) is part of International Airlines Group, one of the world’s largest airline groups, with 573 aircraft flying to 268 destinations and carrying around 113 million passengers each year.

We provide a plug and play platform of scalable, best in class procurement, finance and IT business services to IAG’s operating companies, which include Aer Lingus, Avios, British Airways, IAG, IAG Cargo, Iberia, Iberia Express, LEVEL and Vueling.

The company is headquartered in Krakow, and has operations in London, Madrid, Dublin and Chennai.

In addition, you will make an impact in this role by…

      Managing the RtR processes within area of responsibility and proper execution through the SLA and KPIs

      People management of the RtR team within area of responsibility

      User (team) training for processes and systems as required

      Governing RtR applications user access

      Attending Governance Meetings as required/delegated by the Global Process Owner

      Carring out period end reporting in conjunction with the BPO including balance sheet and income statement analysis

      Control, accounting and reporting for fixed assets including fleet in conjunction with the BPO

      Control, accounting and reporting for payroll in conjunction with the BPO,

      Liaise with BPO to provide comprehensive financial accounting, management accounting and reporting to the business

      Support ERP enhancements as required

      Support internal and external audit as well as risk identification process as required

      Continuous process improvements, monitoring process and performance and making recommendations for changes,

      Monitor process documentation, compliance and controls, ensure communication and education protocols are in place, Update of the standard operating procedures as required

      Ensure business resilience plans are up to date and communicated

To achieve in this role, you are likely to have… 

      BS/MS degree in Finance, Economics or related field

      Experience in a finance and accounting environment

      with ability to build and lead high performance

      Knowledge of global business compliance and regulatory context

      Good understanding of the end to end RtR process and policies and good level of practical finance experience in financial accounting and internal controls

      Good analytical, problem solving and issue resolution skills with resilience to resolve issues

      Strong customer focus, committed to exceeding customer expectations and continuous improvement

      Sponsorship and stakeholder management skills across a diverse geographic region and at multiple levels, ability to engage with and influence stakeholders

      Ability to operate effectively in a fast moving, global environment with tight deadlines and finite resources

      Good IT skills and experience in SAP is an asset

      language skills

      language skills are an asset

      Proven track record for implementation of financial process transition and transformation programmes

      Experience as a corporate shared services process leader, or as a process leader in a business

      Experience managing large scale projects in a fast-paced, complex global organisation

      Willingness to travel and work in a multi-site/location environment.

What we offer... is the chance to be the change leader in a very dynamic industry for a company with over 60 thousand employees.

We have a multicultural environment with an amazing office where you can do your best work

Of course, we take care of our employees by providing them with work life balance, health insurance, pension and performance bonuses. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.