Team Lead - General Ledger, Closing and Reporting (P)


Siemens Inmobiliaria S.A. de C.V.
Accounting & Controlling

A Snapshot of Your Day

In your role as General Ledger, Closing and Reporting Team Lead:

Team Leadership

·        You will lead a team of domain experts, which includes, managing of accounting issues, analysis of errors, initiation of any necessary corrections and leading process improvement activities or initiatives, if needed with support from the General Ledger, Closing and Reporting Function Lead.

·        You will supervise daily General Ledger, Closing and Reporting transactions and month-end-closing activities and ensuring they are recorded in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with IFRS and local GAAP quality standards or any other relevant regulations and guidelines.

Collaboration & Teamwork

·        You will be expected to collaborate and build strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders such as regional accounting hubs, local business teams, and other partners within Siemens Energy’s local and global communities.

·        Listen actively and continuously focused on stakeholder requests, managing complex and uncertain operational issues, while decisively moving forward in taking ownership of decisions, together with the General Ledger, Closing and Reporting Function Lead.

·        Share best practices with all relevant stakeholders.

Escalations & Process Improvement

·        With your relevant experience, you are leading the General Ledger, Closing and Reporting team in all accounting issues and finding a resolution as a competent contact person.

·        Leading the team in process improvement or finance transformation projects or other value-added solutions for your area of expertise.

How You’ll Make an Impact

Daily Operations, Controls and Process improvements

As a detail oriented and people focused General Ledger, Closing and Reporting Team Lead, through active commitment and involvement, you will be responsible for coordinating people and activities, such as:

·        In your role as Team Lead - General Ledger and Closing you will be responsible for the periodic financial statements in your area of responsibility (monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements) in accordance with IFRS, considering internal guidelines in various and complex IT systems, for example:

o   G/L accounts reconciliation 

o   Support of reporting sales tax

o   Opening balance (Carry forward)

o   Support of Hubs and Companies

o   Monitoring business related provisions & accruals, deferred income

o   Employee-related topics

o   Inventory Valuation

o   Posting of journal entries

o   Valuation / monitoring GL accounts 

o   Period end closing activities.  

  • Reporting IFRS in ESPRIT & Adstar for SC, BU & SF, Actual, FC & Comparability

·        You assist with ad-hoc duties required by management to meet the needs of the business, and coordinate solutions with your team if required.

·        Working independently and proactively supporting the General Ledger, Closing and Reporting team members, also providing feedback for more complex issues to the Function Lead.

·        You will be responsible for internal controls in General Ledger, Closing and Reporting accounting, also participating in internal and external audits by providing timely and qualitative information and resolve queries from the auditors (where applicable for the assigned countries/legal entities).

·        You own the implementation and continuous update of DTP (Desktop Procedure) documentation for existing and creation of DTPs new processes/variances.

·        You are actively involved in leading, proposing and coordinating people and processes in continuous improvement initiatives as part of finance transformation projects. You will support projects related to General Ledger, Closing and Reporting, Mergers and Acquisitions and ERP migration projects, among others.

·        Contributing and engaging in standardizing and automating our workflows and General Ledger, Closing and Reporting processes and our cross-functional processes throughout the company.

Career development

·        Coach, mentor and develop team members in accordance with career development plans. Also work closely together with the Function Lead for your own career development purposes.

·        With your open-mindedness and willingness to learn, by building your skills and capabilities within our organization, you will support the General Ledger, Closing and Reporting team with the tasks at hand.

·        Invest in your own career development by regularly seeking and giving honest feedback and embracing a curious mindset in learning and personal development.

People, process and technology

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·        Become more self-directed, build process ownership, and find meaning in your work by taking part in process improvement initiatives and cross-functional projects.

·        Build strong partnerships to win the trust of our stakeholders through respectful, agile, accountable behavior when interacting with colleagues, customers, partners, and Siemens Energy local and global communities.

What You Bring

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Team Leadership
  • Very good understanding of business processes in SAP

About the Team

Accounting Services is an integral part of the global accounting ecosystem and a CFO function within Siemens Energy. Out of Accounting Service Centers in Americas, Europe, and Asia, Accounting Services provides accounting solutions contributing towards SE’s vision to energize society.

Accounting Services is built on people, processes, and technology which all are constantly challenged and developed. Global and diverse networks, domains, and responsibilities offer continuous opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

You will be coordinated operationally by the Team Lead General Ledger, Closing & Reporting, and further- be reporting to the Accounting Service Center General Ledger, Closing & Reporting” Function Lead being part of both the local finance community as well as an international network of accounting experts.

What’s it like to work at Siemens Energy?

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 94,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Find out how you can make a difference at Siemens Energy:

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Career growth and development opportunities.
  • Supportive work culture.
  • Company paid Health and wellness benefits.
  • Paid Time Off and paid holidays.
  • Savings Fund.
  • Above the law benefits.
  • Family building benefits.
  • Parental leave

What happens next?

With a focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation we are always looking to hire people to join the Energy Team. This means that we are hiring for many positions that are similar to this role and you may be considered for other similar openings. Our Talent Acquisition team will regularly review applications and contact you for any immediate and/or upcoming roles that match your skills and expertise.

In the meantime, learn what it's like from our current employees to work with such a diverse team all while providing products, solutions and services for the world's energy needs through our Energy Stories.