Cluster Business Service (CBS) in DANONE Group brings together four different business functions - HR, IT, Finance and the General Secretary (communication, external relations and regulatory).
They support the daily work of DANONE companies (CBUs) in Poland and, depending on their functions, in the countries of Nordics, Baltics, Central and Eastern Europe.
The diversity CBS DANONE brings you an opportunity to diversify your career path and gain an interesting international experience.
For our Cluster Business Service (CBS) for Finance Control Department we are looking for :
As a part of Financial Control Team, you will be responsible for managing the financial reporting process according to group accounting standards.
You will have full responsibility for assigned portfolio of DANONE Group companies and you will be cooperating on daily basis with financial directors and controllers of in the region of Nordics, Baltics, Central and Eastern Europe countries.
Key responsibilities :
ensuring the management accounts and the financial reporting processes are in line with the Group rules and instructions,
delivering the management reports to the Group on time,
delivering statutory reports - financial statements, taxes (CIT, VAT, INTRASTAT etc.) of CBU's and local authorities (tax office, statistics) on time,
planning, animating and monitoring month-end closing activities according to Group instructions,
posting manual journal entries, challenging accruals, reconciling GL accounts,
scheduling and leading pre- and post-closing meetings with CBU's and CBS,
reviewing the closing process KPI and implementing action plans / system changes to improve,
the efficiency of the closing process and other GL activities,
performing GL internal controls and supporting internal audits,
coordinating external audits.
Ideal candidate :
completed higher degree in Finance / Economy / Business,
3 - 4 years working in in audit, GL / financial reporting area,
Solid knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS) and related processes,
ACCA or equivalent finance certificate would be an asset,
ability to deliver continuous improvement in processes,
strong analytical and organizational skills,
knowledge of tax & legal regulations,
information systems knowledge including processes and controls (SAP or Navision) would be an asset,
ability to work in stress and meet deadlines, strong goal orientation,
openness and ability to communicate effectively in international environment,
fluency in English and Polish.
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