Legal Entity Senior Accountant

KOSTAL Group

Company Description

KOSTAL Group is a global, family-owned German company that develops market-leading solutions for the solar and automotive industries. The company was established in 1912 and employs about 20 000 people at 47 locations in 22 countries. In Hungary, KOSTAL is building its first business service center to provide business support in IT, finance, procurement, master data, sales, and HR fields. This is a global center with high value-added and complex processes that you can help to grow.

The work can be managed fully remotely – with a time-to-time office presence – from any location in Hungary. 

Job Description

This role is in charge of preparing and posting accounting entries in SAP FI on a regular basis and deliver a complete and accurate financial statement for in scope entities.  Also accountable for the G/L matters for the selected business units. Ensures accuracy and completeness of G/L accounting transactions in accordance with financial procedures. Be the owner of the daily general ledger operation according to the agreed priorities and measurements and perform the dedicated operational tasks. 

Be involved in the transition of accounting processes from European entities to Hungary and actively shape a new SSC in Budapest

  • Be involved in day-to-day operations in the following process areas
    • Post and manage any required financial transactions
    • Post inventory adjustments as per request
    • Banking, Intercompany Clearing and Loans in scope
    • Bank statement posting to GL accounts
    • FX transactions, hedging and perform posting
    • Decide on Accounting treatment for deferred items, perform postings
    • Accrual and provision management
    • Roll forward schedule of accruals, perform posting
    • Manage Profit & Loss, HR expenses in close alignment with HR and tax
    • General Ledger Closing, Reconciliation of GL and sub-ledgers
    • Prepare consolidation postings
    • Statistical reportings to official bodies as per duties
    • Month end controls, Prepare documentation for auditor/tax authorities
    • Responsible for internal audit controls
  • Be adherent to agreed service levels, policies and procedures as well as internal controls
  • Identify, evaluate and resolve issues (incl. process improvements)
  • Engage in collaboration with the business and stakeholders to develop a professional relationship
  • Provide qualitative customer service
  • Ensure that all process manuals/relevant work instructions are created and updated on a regular basis
  • Manage external audit request/queries
  • Manage balance confirmations
  • Identify, evaluate and resolve issues (incl. process improvements)
  • Be adherent to agreed service levels, policies and procedures as well as internal controls
  • Engage in collaboration with the business and stakeholders to develop a professional relationship
  • Ensure that all process manuals/relevant work instructions are created and updated on a regular basis
  • Deliver ad-hoc queries requested by key stakeholders
Qualifications
  • University or college degree in Finance & Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or experience in Finance & Accounting field
  • Fluent English 
  • Solid understanding of the main sections of the financial statement
  • Strong GL knowledge with at least 3-5 year finance operations role in SSC
  • Good understanding of a relevant local GAAP
  • General understanding of the overall closing process
  • Experience in a service driven, customer-oriented environment (beneficial: SSC experience)
Additional Information

Why work with us?

  • Flexible working conditions with remote work possibility (in-person presence is required from time to time), you can have a real work-life balance
  • Modern, newly renovated, sustainable office with parking space and bicycle storage area in the heart of Budapest
  • Competitive salary, benefits and compensation packages (Medicover health insurance, bonuses, an extra day off on your birthday, eyeglasses contribution)
  • Supportive, diverse and highly skilled community
  • Ability to really make a difference and build new processes from scratch, you can participate in the formation and shape of the BSC processes
  • KOSTAL is a dynamically developing company (10-20% yearly growth in the automotive and solar industry), an independent, family-run business which provides much flexibility
  • You can enjoy our value-oriented work culture: we are down-to-earth, appreciative, inspiring and innovative

 

If you are looking for new challenges, we are looking for you! Shape the future of KOSTAL Hungary while building an international career at a 100+ years old German company! Our flexible working conditions and the excellent team at KOSTAL make the perfect place for your ambitions.

 

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