Accounting Controller

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Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Izmir, TR

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. 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 have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


  • University degree in Economics/Management/Business Administration/Engineering faculties or holding a master’s degree in the related areas
  • Minimum 8-10 years business experience (3-5 years of management)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with a Big4 accounting firm, tax auditing experience
  • Certified Public Accountant certification (SMMM) is required
  • Strong knowledge of Turkish generally accepted accounting principles (Local GAAP), and IFRS.
  • Expertise knowledge in local tax laws and regulations
  • Strong analytical thinking skills and ability to add value on existing processes
  • Automate, simplify specialize and find efficiency gains in procedures
  • A leader profile with strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English both oral and written
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications
  • Strong experience in SAP FI & CO modules


Job Description

  • Responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable Accounting, SOX and all Tax Operations of the company
  • Responsible for the future quality of all accounting system and procedures.
  • Maintain and oversee all accounting operations and processes for Statutory and Tax
  • Manage monthly closing activities and ensure timely and accurate submission and reporting in accordance with Corporate Accounting standard and requirements
  • Perform Balance Sheet Reconciliations for the accounts under his/her responsibility
  • Coordinate the relations with external auditors
  • Focus on control and process improvements
  • Support other functions on daily activities by providing guidance on accounting standards and AkzoNobel procedures
  • Be a part and lead occurring central and internal finance projects and inform related counterparts for changes and impacts
  • Provide timely reports and ad-hoc analysis on the area of responsibility


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.