Group Reporting Expert

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Date: May 11, 2023

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

Our company can only deliver sustainable high performance if our employees can reach their full potential and grow and develop together with AkzoNobel. We want to ensure employees are offered continuous learning and development opportunities. With that intention in mind please find job opportunity mentioned below. Please make sure you discuss the same with your manager before applying. You can also refer someone you know for the job!


Join our Group Reporting Team:


  • Ensuring and driving timely, adequate and reliable monthly financial closing process for the Region/Global. 
  • Planning month-end closing activities in consultation and alignment with other Group Reporting Experts.
  • Reviewing (mainly in HFM) and performing validation of the monthly reporting submitted (by local units) to ensure quality of reporting 
  • Setting the accounting agenda (use accounting dashboard) for the respective reporting entities on behalf of the Regional Accounting Controllers
  • Assisting Team Lead and Coordinators with correct consolidation of monthly regional/global financial numbers.
  • Monitoring quality and content of the balance sheet and P&L from an accounting point of view for all reporting units in the regional/global scope.
  • Advising on complex matters or questions related to the IFRS subject.
  • Being a key expert for the region and part of the global IFRS expert network.
  • Taking the lead to harmonize and standardize the reporting and consolidation processes within the Regional/Globally.
  • Providing functional direction, training and support to local reporting units.
  • Following-up on open accounting issues with the local reporting units and monitoring on the correct and timely solution of these issues.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve and automate processes and controlling and driving continuous improvement.

Job Requirements:

  • Accounting professional with min. 5 years of experiences in accounting (including complex IFRS treatments and/ or with accounting systems), and capable of analyzing complex processes and issues.
  • Working experience in regional/global consolidation and reporting.
  • Good knowledge of consolidation systems (preferably HFM).
  • Excellent knowledge in Excel.
  • Master degree in Economics or Accounting (Chartered Accountant a plus).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under severe time pressure during month-end closures and continuously retain ‘an eye’ for the details.
  • Autonomous in organizing our responsibilities and work.
  • Hands on and pro-active team player.
  • Full professional proficiency in English.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Attractive operational bonus
  • Referral Program
  • Medical care
  • Multisport
  • Additional Insurance
  • Learning Cafeteria (incl. Percipio)
  • Team Building Events
  • CSR Initiatives

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: 29910