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McKinsey EMEA Shared Services
McKinsey EMEA Shared Services
location iconLocations: Poznań
level iconLevel: manager/director
Senior Manager - Finance Operations

McKinsey EMEA Shared Services


At the McKinsey EMEA Shared Service Center in Poznań we remotely support colleagues from other parts of Europe, the Middle East and Africa in areas such as Finance and Reporting, Human Resources, Visual Communication, Business Operations, and Assistant Services.

You will be part of our Finance Shared Services team. The Finance Shared Services team provides financial services to colleagues in the EMEA region. This role is key to ensuring a high level of service delivery while providing the day to day management, coordination, people development, as well leading strategic priority projects to continue building state-of-the-art nearshoring operations with cutting edge technological and methodological capabilities.


  • You will lead and manage a team of professionals involved in all the functions that come under McKinsey European Shared Services Center - Finance.
  • In this role you will manage recruiting, onboarding and staffing for your team. You will perform evaluations and provide regular feedback, as well as coach, develop and mentor team members.
  • You will be encouraged to expand the service offerings as and when an opportunity arises. You will be required to develop, implement, and monitor quality standards to improve the operating quality and efficiency of the team.
  • You will plan and develop systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency of the department. You will ensure that operation performance metrics are reviewed continuously, and service issues are addressed regularly.
  • You will review accounting practices for process improvement, deploy new processes and ensure documentation. It will be important for you to cultivate relationships with internal customers in order to discuss ongoing business needs and identify business opportunities.
  • You will also take on additional finance and accounting related responsibilities on an as needed basis. You will ensure the team is properly cross-trained and the operating model creates flexible modes of responding to surges in demand, projects and strategic initiatives.


  • University degree in finance and accounting
  • 10+ years of practical accounting experience with 5 years leading a similar accounting support function in a financial shared service organization or a consulting firm
  • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English (Cl - CEFR or equivalent); additional proficiency in any other major European language desirable
  • Solid understanding of accounting technology, including AI concepts, e.g., RPA, big data, machine learning
  • Excellent knowledge of general accounting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Experience in supporting management and leadership by providing insight, analysis and financial results for review
  • Experience in leading transformation/ process improvement projects (Lean management experience and/or Six Sigma certification will be a plus)
  • Strong people management skills and proven leadership track record
  • Excellent analytical thinking, problem structuring and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels; ability to adjust communication to target audience
  • Ability to drive process improvements and suggest process efficiencies
  • Natural curiosity and agile approach to process design in search of efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Ability to work and stay focused under pressure and manage urgent tasks against aggressive timeline
  • Ability to multi-task with strong ability to prioritize and strong sense of judgement

We offer:

Global & dynamic network
Inclusive & open environment
Training & development
Work-life balance
Lunch card
Integration events
Annual bonus
Relocation package
Private medical & dental insurance
Non-hierarchical environment
Polish language classes
Benefit platform
Informal dress code

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  • iconFinance & Accounting
  • iconEnglish
  • iconPoznań, wielkopolskie

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