Senior Accountant

Company Description

    PSI is a leading full-service global Contract Research Organization from Switzerlnd, specialising in clinical drug development with more than 22 years in the industry. We are distinguished by a solid presence and infrastructure globally.
    We are looking for qualified and enthusiastic candidates to take up a full-time position of Senior Accountant to provide accounting and office administration activities in our office in Budapest, Hungary.

Job Description

    Resource Management & Training

  • Shared and supervised responsibility for management of local Admin and Finance & Accounting department
  • Shared and supervised responsibility for reorganization, headcount implementation and recruitment of F&A and Administration staff in the country

  • Finance & Accounting

  • Establishment of accounting local ledger in compliance with local regulations
  • Establishment of accounting group ledger in compliance with group chart of accounts, project- and cost center structure of PSI and reporting format
  • Responsible for correctness and adequateness of company books, bank accounts
  • Responsible for preparing monthly, semi-annual and annual reports, forecasts and budgets in a timely matter and according to the set deadlines for country.
  • Responsible for the preparation of timely cash planning, a consistent and cost effective budget management
  • Responsible for plan vs. Actual analysis (deviation analysis) and in case of substantial deviations proposing of corrective actions
  • Primary contact to State Tax institution, local banks for settling of bank accounts, VAT, revenue and other corporate taxes
  • Responsible for definition of process flow for financial documents in country
  • Developing and maintaining of procedures and policies for country to update the chart of accounts, inventory settlement regulations and other procedures necessary for proper functioning of the company

  • Reporting

  • Responsible for preparation and reviewing of financial reporting to Group Headquarters and
  • Management in the country
  • Preparation of statutory financial reports for financial and administrative institutions.
  • Preparation and assistance responsibility for further development of analysis and statistics

  • Communication

  • Primary contact person for any financial matters to PSI internal, customers, vendors, local authorities, external auditors and Headquarters in Switzerland

  • Data Management

  • Preparation of inventory database in accordance with local and corporate rules
  • Maintenance of the inventory tracking database
  • Primary responsibility for preparation inventory monthly and annual reports

  • Administration

  • Supervised responsibility for local office management and admin support to all staff in the country
  • Supervised responsibility to manage company assets in a cost effective manner, preparation of inventory reports

  • Other

  • Payroll, employment contracts and all related work in connection with personnel (e.g. social security reports etc.)
  • Participating in projects

  • Workload and working conditions

  • 100% office-based with the possibility to gradually shift to a mixed office/home-based option in the future.

Qualification and Experience:

  • College/University Degree in economics / finance and accounting or any related commercial degree
  • CPA certification (Mérlegképes Könyvelő)
  • Minimum 6 years' experience of independent work in Finance / Accounting within an international environment
  • Good knowledge of Local Tax Law, Accounting Principles (local gap) and other tax and legal regulations
  • Solid knowledge of Hungarian Labor Law
  • Awareness of cost plus structure in terms of Transfer Pricing
  • Fluent in Hungarian and English – written and oral
  • Knowledge of and experience with SAP is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools (Excel, Word, etc.)

General Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work accurately with strong attention to detail
  • Efficient (solution oriented), flexible, with good team spirit
  • Ability to prioritize and work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Leadership skills

Additional Information

    If you feel it is time to make your skills and knowledge visible within a growing company with true focus on its people, then PSI is the right choice for you.


  • Finance, Accounting
  • Accounting
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 5-10 years professional experience

Required language level:

All of these are:

  • English - intermediate / communication
  • Hungarian - intermediate / communication

Job location:


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