Chief Accountant

On behalf of our prestigious partner we are looking for a Chief Accountant colleague with fluent English knowledge.

Why it is a good opportunity for you:

  • Contract in fast growing global company
  • Value added processes, complex tasks – good motivator for long term
  • Attractive work environment

What YOU will be doing:

  • Manage a portfolio of company’s sites and/or state by analysing monthly performance and reporting monthly to the owners/stakeholders.
  • Facilitate all end of month processes to prepare site profit and loss and generating budget vs actual vs last year variance analysis
  • Contribute to statutory reporting financial requirements as issued by Head Office
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Prepare monthly Balance sheet reconciliations and add value to reporting of individual assets and liabilities
  • Work closely with Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team to cultivate optimum reports within ideal timeframes
  • Responsible for coding accounts payable invoices and making accruals
  • Assist in the external audit process by providing reports and analysis
  • Involvement in process improvement projects or any ad-hoc requests assigned by the country manager or Group CFO
  • Submit proposals and recommendations to management relating to profit improvement initiatives including cost reductions to enhance operating results and financial position of sites
  • Report on KPIs mandated by agreements and develop any KPIs that enhance reporting including reporting to industry benchmarks
  • Preparation of Monthly Business Activity Statements and other indirect return requirements
  • Provide advice and finance support to ensure robust financial decisions are made
  • Individual contributor role (operational and co-ordinational task, close cooperation with management)

Requirements that make you the BEST candidate:

  • Minimum 5-7 years working experience in the field of accounting
  • Fluent English knowledge
  • Finance or Accounting degree required (Chartered Accountant degree is a must)
  • Knowledge of Hungarian Accounting Standards; IFRS is a plus
  • Advanced degree, professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, CIA) is a big plus
  • Knowledge of month-end process, balance sheet reconciliations and analysis of P&L accounts
  • Understanding of reporting requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of a professional business environment

Sector(s):

  • Finance, Accounting
  • Accounting
  • Head of Finances, Accounting Manager

Experience required:

  • 5-10 years professional experience

Required Qualification:

  • High school degree

Required language level:

  • English (higher advanced/fit for negotiation)

Employment type:

  • Full time

Job location:

Budapest

More information:

Apply directly to Réka Balázs- Research Consultant for a short, pressure free and confidential discussion on this role and other opportunities.