Statutory Accountant

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Date: Jul 24, 2024

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

About AkzoNobel

Since 1792, we’ve been supplying the innovative paints and coatings that help to color people’s lives and protect what matters most. 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 use our expertise to sustain and enhance the fabric of everyday life. Because we believe every surface is an opportunity. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering and long-established paints company that’s dedicated to providing sustainable solutions and preserving the best of what we have today – while creating an even better tomorrow. Let’s paint the future together.

 

For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com 

 

© 2024 Akzo Nobel N.V. All rights reserved.

Responsibilities

 

• Prepare statutory financial filings in line with local requirements, ensuring compliance with statutory and fiscal regulations, and documenting all statutory adjustments.
• Perform quality checks on statutory balance sheets and income statements, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial reporting.    
• Coordinate and support statutory audits by providing required documentation, reconciliations, and samplings. Work closely with Accounting Controllers and Statutory Chief Accountants to ensure smooth audit processes.    
• Prepare recurring and non-recurring journal entries for statutory purposes, ensuring complete and accurate reporting during the month-end close.    
• Participate in harmonizing statutory processes across entities, initiating and implementing cross-departmental improvements, and collaborating with the Head of Statutory Center of Excellence for global implementation.    
• Share information on statutory compliance status and proactively support the management of compliance risks. Implement country-specific statutory compliance changes in collaboration with Accounting Controllers.    
• Monitor adherence to internal control requirements, ensuring that operating procedures are applied and valid. Support interactions with local authorities and internal/external auditors.

 

Job Requirements

 

• Accounting professional with 3+ years of experience in accounting and financial reporting, and capable of analyzing complex processes and issues.
• A Master's degree in Finance or Accounting (where required, a registered Accountant with valid CPA or similar certification).
• Experience with statutory accounting, audits, and filings.
• Good knowledge of financial accounting (accounting processes, IFRS, webFEM) and tax.
• Hands-on, proactive, able to work in a fast-paced matrix organization, multitasking, with a strong ability to connect with people of various cultures and backgrounds.
• Ability to work under severe time pressure during the statutory delivery process while maintaining attention to detail.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Experience with ERP, HFM, and Merlin, or a willingness to learn.
• Fluent in English, both verbal and written.

 

What We Offer

 

• Annual Bonus.
• Additional Operational Bonus.
• Referral Program.
• LuxMed Health Care, Multisport Membership, Additional Insurance.
• Learning Cafeteria (incl. Percipio).
• Well-being Workshops.
• Mentoring Program (YAM).
• Team Builidng Events.
• CSR Initiatives.
• Hybrid model of work in a great, vibrant atmosphere in our modern office.

 

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: 40539 

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