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General Ledger Accountant

General Ledger Accountant

This is a challenging and independent role ideal for ambitious candidate who would like to join dynamic and international environment. Our employees are responsible not only for operations but there is also a lot of opportunities to develop your skills participating in different projects, e.g. Standardization, Automatization, Improvements, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Participation in process migration from Local Finance Teams to new established Shared Service Center or taking over the responsibilities for entities already rolled in SSC (internal Knowledge Transfer)
  • Perform accounting operations in Record To Report Area (General Accounting, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Intercompany, etc.) with high quality and efficiency (daily and Month End Close activities)
  • Supervision of complete accounting processes for legal entities (Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Inventory, Intercompany, Treasury)
  • Responsibility for monthly Corporate Reporting Package (incl. Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Statement, FA table, Aging, etc.)
  • Processing monthly Balance Sheet and P&L fluctuation analysis
  • Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Ensuring accuracy and data integrity in the end-to-end financial reporting process by ensuring compliance with the Internal Control System requirements
  • Responding to queries from Operating Company, support Legal Entities and HQ on ad-hoc tasks
  • Contributing to General Ledger process improvement initiatives  (including Robotic Process Automation
  • Manage and update internal processes and manuals (e.g. Desktop Procedures, Internal Control System)
  • Identifying and solving common cross-process (PTP, OTC, RTR) issues
  • Provide guidance and support to other team colleagues on technical, professional and client issues at the level of team’s daily duties
  • Supporting Team Leader with organizational and administrational initiatives
  • Perform other tasks related to the processes being established in SSC

We expect

  • University degree in Finance and Accounting/Accounting Certificates or at least 3 years’ experience in General Ledger Department
  • Previous experience in a Shared Services Company/BPO is a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP or Navision (would be an asset)
  • Written and spoken English (at least B2)
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Office, esp. Excel
  • Attention to detail and great organization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Solution-oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Positive attitude and customer focus
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Experience in setting up and implementing process improvements, standardization (would be an asset)

We offer

  • Multicultural and international work environment
  • Participation in building new SSC
  • Opportunity to grow (10% of your time can be spend on cross-functional projects)
  • Work-life balance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly work culture
  • Openness to your opinion (Employee Forum)
  • Great work location (Skylight building next to Zlote Tarasy)
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Sport cards
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Social events
  • Free fruit Wednesdays
  • Sweet cakes day
  • Ergonomic elevator desks
  • Informal dress code

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. Backed by the key ability to intelligently engineer and process surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group is committed to invest in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable, more efficient and environmentally sustainable products.

 

A Swiss company with around 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon operates its business in two Segments – Surface Solutions and Manmade Fibers – following the divestment of the Drive Systems Segment. It has a global footprint of more than 10 500 employees at 175 locations in 37 countries and generated sales of CHF 2.6 billion in 2018.

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