Safran China Suzhou Branch - Internal Control Accountant in Suzhou


Key information

Finance and management
Support functions
Suzhou/苏州, Jiangsu, CHINA
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 3 years
Chinese Bilingual, English Fluent

Job description


The Internal Control Accountant reports to the Deputy Controlling Manager of Safran China. Essential duties and responsibilities will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

 To perform the yearly Internal Control Campaign on time with the good quality, including but not limited to Time planning, Documentation review, Formal test, Result uploading and Correction action follow-up.
o Report to HQ as scheduled;
o Coordinate and ensure the corrective actions fully implemented before the deadline; monthly meeting with the local management to present the performance of follow-up and sample test;

 To assess the compliance of risk controls implemented in local process (finance, HR, purchasing, sales….) vs. group requirements.
o Understand Corporate GRP, identify the root cause and approach relevant functions to solve the problems;

 To be a source of proposal to upgrade Companies practices; to provide support to design or improve the procedure and process if any:
o Assess current internal environment and identify potential risk; work out a solution that fits clients' expectation and company's existing resources to improve a specific internal control area;
o Continuously identify initiatives on Shared Service Centres' efficiency improvement and innovate value-added offerings to support business performance improvement;

 To act as an “alert launchers” if and when you see any accounting inconsistency in the customer's account, including:
o Streamline the financial process with the new requirement for better financial control;
o Partner with management to ensure internal controls well understood and in place in all entities and comply with all applicable laws, regulations, corporate policies and statutory requirement;
 To be in charge of some financial reporting and analysis of Safran China under the supervision of manager.
 To perform other duties assigned by manager

He/she will be responsible of the above relationship between the Shared Services Centre and an identified company; also the designated peoples in the different functions.

Job requirements


Education: Bachelor's degree or above in accounting or finance relevant disciplines from major universities in china or overseas.

Experience: Strong accounting/controlling experience, at least 2 years' experience in audit, internal control review or risk advisory.

Computer Skills: SAP business one or Syteline + Standard computer skills; Proficient in Excel, PPT.

Communication Skills: Excellent English written and verbal communication skills (French is a plus).

Special Skills: Strong business awareness and an ability to identify internal control issues arising from commercial transactions. A good team player, responsible and dedicated to work under high pressure. Possess a sense of urgency and attention to accuracy and detail; ability to handle duties as required.

Company information

Safran SA

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 81,000 employees and holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Capital ranking for best employers in France.

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