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Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Warsaw, PL

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.

 

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. 

 

As a team member of the Record To Report structure, you will have an opportunity to build new finance processes from scratch by taking part in transitions in various European countries and not only.

 

What you can learn:

  • how to build a Center of Excellence,
  • cooperate as an expert in an international environment,
  • drive various improvement projects and develop within the internal structure — horizontal and vertical (FP&A, Consolidation & Reporting, people management).

 

Responsibilities

  • Being responsible for IFRS specific accounting areas in the region (e.g. inventory, intercompany, treasury, GL, legal, legacy, fixed assets and pension accounting) and translating IFRS to Local GAAP.
  • Analyzing balance sheet (BS), profit & loss (P&L) figures and variances.
  • Reviewing and potentially adjusting reports (A-Forms) in HFM.
  • Assuring that month-end closing deadlines are met.
  • Making sure governance structure is applied, monitoring adherence to internal control requirements.
  • Driving standardization across BUs in the region and guards the integrity and quality of the delivered accounting in the specific accounting area.
  • Contributing to projects that require IFRS expertise and have an impact on accounting (e.g. SAP rollout, integration of legal entities).

 

About you:

  • At least 3-4 years of experience in General Ledger
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in finance/accounting or similar field
  • Experience in an SSC/BPO
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written (any additional language would be an asset)
  • Practical knowledge of SAP would be an asset
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and assign IFRS work to analysts

 

Perks & benefits:

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

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

Requisition ID: 23851