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R2R Senior Expert with Greek

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Date: May 15, 2021

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

Responsibilities

 

  • Being involved and responsible for IFRS and local GAAPs specific accounting areas in the country or region (e.g. general ledger, inventory, intercompany, fixed assets, pension, tax, payroll accounting).
  • Being a part of the implementation of the balance sheet reconciliation process and responsible for review, analyses and decisions regarding quality of the balance sheet and profit and loss accounts.
  • Working with SAP system and consolidation and reporting tool that is called HFM.
  • Being in charge of approving and making recurring and non-recurring journal entries, making sure that reporting is done completely during the month end close and reviewing (if necessary, adjusting number and financial statement forms in the consolidation system).
  • Working closely with Accounting Controllers and Group Reporting/Consolidation team during the month end close to make sure the information reported are complete and accurate and to secure month end closing deadlines are met.
  • Monitoring the adherence to internal control requirements by make sure the operating procedure under your scope are fully applied and are valid.
  • Being involved in internal and external audits and work closely with our auditors.
  • Working closely with our outsourcing partner and other functions (AP/AR/Accounting controllers) to make sure end to end R2R processes is adhered to and performed with right quality.
  • Driving the standardization and harmonization initiatives in the country or region and guarding the integrity and quality of the delivered accounting in the specific accounting area.
  • Being involved (and learn a lot) in the number of process improvement projects that require accounting expertise such as month end close closing process harmonization, balance sheet reconciliation process and related automation, redesign of the cost center structures, system related implementations etc.
  • Providing support to other team members in a day-to-day processes and support team leader with the current priorities.
  • You will act as single point of contact in a number of improvement initiatives and projects.

About you

  • At least 3-4 years of experience in General Ledger and/or other R2R processes (Fixed Assets, Intercompany etc.).
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting or similar field.
  • Previous experience in an SSC/BPO.
  • Fluency in English and Greek both verbal and written.
  • Practical knowledge of SAP and consolidation reporting systems (HFM a plus).
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and assign accounting tasks to transactional officers (outsourced party) and monitor.
  • You are not afraid of working in the dynamic environment, you are a communicative person, you have practical ability to listen and openly share your ideas with others to improve the processes.
  • You want to learn and develop yourself fast on the job.