Finance and Administration Manager

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Date: May 2, 2024

Location: Bogotá, CO

Company: Springer Nature Group

 

About Springer Nature Group

Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.

 

About the Brand

Macmillan Education provides world-class content in the most relevant, engaging and flexible formats to support students, teachers and institutions in lifelong learning. Visit macmillaneducation.com and follow @MacmillanEducation / @MacmillanELT

 

Position Title: Finance and Administration Manager

Company: Macmillan Education

Area or department: Finance

Location: Bogota, Colombia

 

Ensure compliance with tax, accounting and legal obligations in accordance with local legislation, implement policies, procedures and processes in order to give support to the sales and editorial teams to reach the goals of the company, to provide reliable and timely information that allows the Finance and Administration department to identify any important variation against budgets, implement and supervise compliance of group policies, provide quality service to other areas of the company, comply with the requirements of information from global group.

 

Responsibilities:

Systematization of accounting modules

  • Systematize the modules of costs, treasury, accounts payable and fixed assets, in order to obtain reliable and timely information that facilitates decision making, in addition to maintaining an updated information base that provides tools for accurate budgeting exercises.

 

Supervision and analysis of financial, tax and labor strategies

  • Supervise strategies that reduce the tax and labor burden of the company, as well as obtain the greatest possible benefit, avoiding as much as possible any contingency that puts the shareholders' assets at risk.

 

Coordinate internal and external audits:

  • Coordinate and supervise timely compliance with the information requested by audit teams.
  • Preparation of the calendar of annual closing dates for the delivery of the annual package.

 

Internal control:

  • Implement policies and procedures that allow safeguarding the company's assets.
  • Follow up on strict compliance with company policies and procedures.

 

Treasury:

  • Supervise that cash surpluses are optimized correctly, minimizing any financial costs in the use of credit lines.
  • Provide decision-making tools to the Finance and Operations Department in order to maintain sufficient cash for the operation of the company.
  • Prepare cash flow analysis in order to meet our payable obligations.
  • Authorize payment scheduling for vendors and employees as appropriate.

 

Comply with the internal and external obligations of the company.

  • Review that all tax, labor, administrative, legal and financial obligations of the company are met.
  • Avoid, as far as possible, any contingency that puts the company's assets at risk.

 

Support the Finance and Operations Department with the requirements of the headquarters

  • Maintain a close relationship with the Finance and Operations Department in order to timely comply with the requirements of the parent company.
  • Maintain effective communication between the operational areas that report to the Finance and Operations Department.

 

Experience, Skills & Qualifications:

  • Educated to a degree level in Finance, an advanced degree a plus
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years in corporate finance and in a similar position
  • Knowledge of local legislation in terms of: labor, tax, legal and local GAAP
  • 3 – 5 years people management
  • Financial Accounting experience
  • Advanced English proficiency is a must
  • Microsoft Office proficiency with expert level with Excel
  • Interpretation of Financial Statements
  • Budget preparation
  • Design and Monitoring of financial and operations KPIs

At Springer Nature, we value the diversity of our teams and work to build an inclusive culture, where people are treated fairly and can bring their differences to work and thrive. We empower our colleagues and value their diverse perspectives as we strive to attract, nurture and develop the very best talent. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here https://group.springernature.com/gp/group/taking-responsibility/diversity-equity-inclusion

 

If you have any access needs related to disability, neurodivergence or a chronic condition, please contact us so we can make all necessary accommodation.

 

For more information about career opportunities in Springer Nature please visit https://careers.springernature.com/

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