GL Senior Accountant

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Date: May 3, 2024

Location: PL

Company: AkzoNobel

About AkzoNobel

Since 1792, we’ve been supplying the innovative paints and coatings that help to color people’s lives and protect what matters most. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and use our expertise to sustain and enhance the fabric of everyday life. Because we believe every surface is an opportunity. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering and long-established paints company that’s dedicated to providing sustainable solutions and preserving the best of what we have today – while creating an even better tomorrow. Let’s paint the future together.

 

For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com 

 

© 2024 Akzo Nobel N.V. All rights reserved.

Responsibilities

 

•    Oversees IFRS-specific accounting functions for multiple legal entities in the region, including inventory, intercompany, treasury, GL, legal, legacy, fixed assets, and pension accounting.
•    Translates IFRS policy into local administration and GAAP.
•    Advises on complex IFRS matters and ensures accurate execution of ongoing accounting activities.
•    Identifies and implements process improvements, driving continuous enhancement.
•    Acts as a key regional expert within the global IFRS network.
•    Analyzes Balance Sheet and P&L figures, ensuring month-end closing deadlines are met.
•    Ensures adherence to governance structures and internal controls, while driving standardization across business units.
•    Contributes IFRS expertise to impactful projects such as SAP rollout and legal entity integration.

 

Requirements

 

•    Accounting professional with 3+ years of experience, specializing in IFRS areas and adept at analyzing complex processes.
•    Master's degree in Economics or Accounting.
•    Preferably experienced in one or multiple business units/SMUs.
•    Drive standardization across BUs, ensuring integrity and quality of accounting practices.
•    Excellent communication skills.
•    Ability to work under pressure and delegate tasks during month-end closures, with keen attention to detail.
•    Proficient in planning, coordinating, and assigning IFRS tasks to analysts.
•    Understanding of taxes, VAT, tax declarations, and statistical reporting.
•    Familiarity with ERP and consolidation systems, preferably HFM.
•    Advanced proficiency in Excel.
•    Full professional proficiency in English.
•    Knowledge of Italian is nice to have.

 

What we offer

 

•    Annual Bonus.
•    Additional Operational Bonus.
•    Referral Program.
•    LuxMed Health Care, Multisport Membership, Additional Insurance.
•    Learning Cafeteria (incl. Percipio).
•    Well-being Workshops.
•    Mentoring Program (YAM).
•    Team Builidng Events.
•    CSR Initiatives.
•    Hybrid model of work in a great, vibrant atmosphere in our modern office.

 

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 39092 

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