Statutory Senior Accountant

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Date: Jun 26, 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

 

• Serve as the main point of contact for statutory accounting topics within the finance organization for designated entities.
• Ensure compliance with local statutory requirements and manage deviations from IFRS.
• Oversee the preparation and documentation of statutory financial filings.
• Review and ensure the quality of statutory balance sheets and income statements.
• Support compliance with statutory requirements and manage risks associated with statutory deviations.
• Monitor and implement changes in statutory compliance in collaboration with Accounting Controllers.
• Coordinate statutory audits by providing required documentation and reconciliations.
• Collaborate with Accounting Controllers and Statutory Chief Accountants to support audit processes and manage interactions with local authorities and auditors.
• Participate in the harmonization of statutory processes across entities.
• Initiate and implement cross-departmental improvements, interacting with other finance operations processes.
• Share updates on statutory compliance status and proactively support the management of statutory risks

 

Job Requirements

 

• Experienced accounting professional with over 5 years in accounting and financial reporting, demonstrating the ability to analyze complex processes and issues.
• Master's degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA or similar certification preferred where required.
• Proficient in statutory accounting, audits, and filings.
• Deep knowledge of financial accounting, including IFRS, accounting processes, and tax regulations.
• Hands-on and proactive approach; able to thrive in a fast-paced matrix organization, multitasking effectively and engaging with diverse cultures and backgrounds.
• Clear and effective communicator, capable of engaging proactively with finance and business leadership.
• Strong analytical skills and a commitment to driving continuous improvement in financial and statutory reporting processes.
• Familiarity with ERP systems, 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: 40541 

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