Finance and controlling

Associate Lead Financial Accountant / Controller

Imagine a future where you’re using your knowledge and expertise in financial reporting to ensure high-quality financial assurance and transparency

Join us in this role where you’ll be responsible for a broad set of complex financial reporting processes concerning the Group’s legal entities, incl. month-end closing, reconciliations, preparation of local financial statements, and performing internal controls. You’ll play a crucial role in continuous improvements in our financial reporting processes, aided by your deep knowledge in the field. In this role, you’ll use your significant experience to ensure that our finances are handled in a professional, efficient, and effective way.

Welcome to Financial Accounting & Controlling
You’ll be part of Financial Accounting Central Europe team where you, together with your colleagues, will be responsible for delivering standardised, high quality, and timely accounting and reporting products within FAC. As a team, we create a workplace culture centred around teamwork and development through close collaboration with our colleagues and stakeholders within and outside of the FAC department.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • preparing appropriate financial adjustment journals and reconciling your entities’ accounts with respect to period-end close deadlines
  • drafting full sets of local financial statements and working in continual close collaboration with our other service delivery team in FAC, Financial Controlling
  • engaging with our external auditors, taking responsibility, and leading during our audit cycle through strong communication and relevant, adequate audit documentation
  • reporting on a number of highly complex legal entities for group reporting purposes (IFRS) and maintaining a high-quality control environment
  • driving the continuous optimisation of financial reporting processes, specifically in connection with month-end and reporting systems with involvement in ad hoc projects.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, controlling, or similar (ACA-qualified) and are fluent in written and spoken English
  • are a subject matter expert in financial reporting through extensive, relevant experience from working in a public accounting firm or a controlling department in an international company with thorough knowledge of IFRS or a local GAAP
  • are a highly competent user of the Microsoft Office suite, incl. Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint and have experience with financial accounting ERPs, such as SAP/Hyperion, and are familiar with other reporting software such as One Source and Cadency
  • take an analytical and logical approach to issues and challenge the status quo in a constructive and communicate manner with a drive towards continuous improvement
  • are results-oriented and set visible and relevant goals for your tasks and are a problem-solver with a positive can-do attitude. Experience of leading a small team is desirable.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

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Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate.

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