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Financial Team Leader

Date:  17-Jun-2022


Type of work:  Hybrid





Financial Team Leader


Position Snapshot

  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Location: Vimercate (MB)


The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.



Bridgestone EMIA


In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.



Job Purpose


On timely basis, guarantee the efficient execution, supporting all the accounting activities done in the South Region, with an accurate supervision of the teams assigned to him/her, always ensuring to meet legal, local and tax requirements, and the internal managerial expectations (procedures, deadlines, accurate monitoring, suggestions, etc…).


Working with the bank and interacting with the Corporate Treasury, ensuring the guidelines and the internal policies are respected.


Acting as main interface for the Shared Service Center (BEBS), to give guidance and instructions, in order the team to respect the Service Level Agreement, overviewing their performance and raising his/her hand in case of a performance not in line with the expectations.


Being the main interface for local functions and for Corporate (BSEU) for local GAAP matters, giving recommendations and highlighting risks and mitigation actions.


Working together with the Tax Mgr to give recommendations on VAT and on Income Taxes related topics, to protect the company from the tax perspective.


Overviewing the Local GAAP and the Tax areas on the areas outside Italy, falling under Bridgestone South Europe configuration. Such overview will be done through the management of the local consultants.


Being responsible of the General Services, including i.e. company cars management, interacting with the travel agency to achieve the maximum compliance with the Bridgestone policies, and overviewing the Real Estate area, focused on the Facility matters.


Acting as the main point of contact for the external auditors, and facilitating the internal auditing, when requested, challenging the current policies and procedures to achieve the maximum possible compliancy.






Education: : Degree in Economy (Full degree)


Good Knowledge of Windows environment (Excel, Word, Power Point) as well as a good familiarity with SAP System


Professional experience : Function: Finance and/or Accounting family; Level: 5-7 years experience as Senior Accountant


Personal attributes : Team player, with a positive approach and eager to motivate his peers. Open minded, challenging the status quo with “out of the box” solutions. Precise and rigorous, able to do detailed analysis without losing the helicopter view characteristic. Easy in managing people, using an open and direct approach.



Italian: mother tongue

English: intermediate level




With equal competencies, being recognized as matching the requirements of Law 68/99 will be considered a plus (both art. 1  and art. 18).



If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!



Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.



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Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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