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Accounting Controller with German

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

Key Responsibilities

  • RTR process ownership and management of interactions with other processes and stakeholders.
  • Owning legal and reporting entities as will be assigned.
  • Accounting Leadership.
  • Business partnering for all relevant Accounting activities to relevant stakeholders.


Job Description:

  • Being accountable for the periodic month reporting to the region/BU for the assigned legal entities to ensure quality of reporting.
  • Ensuring compliance with IFRS, local, statutory and fiscal requirements for the respective legal entities.
  • Monitoring the quality of the balance sheet and statement of income for the respective reporting entities.
  • Driving standardization in the local accounting processes.
  • Being responsible for the reviewing, signing and filing of the statutory reporting of the relevant legal entities.
  • Cooperation with experts (pension, tax, internal and external auditors) to ensure that the RAC obtains the accurate and complete information for reporting.
  • Participating in development of specific guidelines of the requirements for the balance sheet review to ensure that meets the requirements of the accounting controller.

Job Requirements:

  • Accounting professional with relevant work experience.
  • A Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Practical knowledge in financial accounting (accounting processes, IFRS).
  • Ability to analyse complex processes or issues and bring solutions/suggestions for finance, accounting and the underlying processes and principles.
  • Strong leadership skills, implementing change in line with the outline strategy for retained accounting by focusing on delivering goals and at the same time facilitate the process in a manner to encourage others to understand and embrace the change in their way of working.
  • Proactivity and being able to work in a fast-paced matrix organization, multitasking.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP ERP will be an asset.
  • Proficiency in English and German.