Global Business Services (GBS) drives alignment among business units to integrate governance, locations, and business practices across the enterprise to achieve transformative performance improvements.
GBS drives collaboration and sharing to improve delivery efficiency, effectiveness, and business outcomes. The EMEA GBS RTR Senior Accountant has responsibility for performing various reporting and accounting duties including assisting in month end close process and providing general accounting support.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Perform GBS RTR processes and activities, including : Period End Close : Closing the general ledger, posting adjusting journal entries, account reconciliations, fixed asset accounting and reviews and approvals.
Financial and External Reporting. Intercompany Processing and Reconciliation. Additional General Accounting. Finance Master Data Management.
Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare monthly standard and adjusting journal entries.
Perform account reconciliations as assigned, research and resolve reconciling items.
Ensure all close activities are complete, signed off on, and books are closed per established close calendar.
Maintains Statutory records and participate in Statutory audit preparation, ensures all compliance objectives are met.
Prepares data for Tax audits
Execute requirements for SOX controls and compliance reporting, and manage review process.
Execute process improvements, technology implementations, and automations to streamline the efficiency and effectiveness of the Americas RTR process.
Complete ad-hoc projects and reports.
Research management questions and resolve issues.
Expected Areas of Competence
Strong analytical, oral and written communication, teamwork, and organizational skills are essential.
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Highly motivated, self-starter willing to meet strict deadlines and time constraints
Demonstrates strong attention to detail and analytical problem solving skills.
Understanding of established general accounting policies & procedures.
General understanding of accounting principles.
Ability to think critically to perform other duties and ad-hoc requests, as assigned.
Computer skills including : Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Finance and Controlling modules, General Ledger, database management.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Education / Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree required and 5+ years of experience in Accounting and Financial Reporting.
Must have a working knowledge of US GAAP and other regional and global accounting standards (e.g., IFRS, IASB).
Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
Ability to speak French.
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At Zimmer Biomet , we believe in The Power of Us , which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.
Zimmer Biomet Offers You An Exciting Position With Good Career Prospects in a Fast-growing International Business, And a Competitive Remuneration Package
Hybrid model of working (4 days fully remotely)
Possibility to grow, develop, and be promoted within a Team
International working environment
Friendly, warm and creative atmosphere
Ongoing coaching and talent development
Access to future career opportunities
Competitive reward packages
Annual bonus - 12%
Private medical care in LUX MED
Life and accident insurance
Cafeteria MyBenefit including a various portfolio of benefits such as tourism / culture / sport / leisure / lifestyle
Possibility to use our free parking slot
Employer Social Fund
Jubilee award : monetary and additional days off
Social and CSR events
Wellbeing initiatives : fresh fruits in the office and much more
Healthy and inspiring work environment with varied vital workspaces
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