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Riga, LV

Category:  Global Business Service Jobs

Senior General Ledger accountant

Why are we proud of what we do at allnex? We create coatings, products which help protect the world for all nex>t generations – and that’s exactly what you can do joining us!

Imagine how fast your smartphone would become scratched-up, ugly and unusable without a coating. Or an e-bike, the cabin of a train, a beautiful wooden floor, and countless other things in life.

 

Making objects and their surfaces more attractive and longer-lasting means making them more sustainable, and that’s a huge part of what working at allnex is about. No matter which role you step into, you’ll become part of a global team of passionate people who care deeply about the chemistry, quality, and global impact of coatings.

You’ll also join a highly multicultural and diverse team of more than 4,000 employees in four regions who – as part of one of the world’s leading coating resins companies – serve customers in over 100 countries across the globe.

 

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Position overview

We are looking for an experienced colleague to join us as Senior General Ledger (GL) Accountant. You will be responsible for the maintenance of GL and Sub Ledger accounts and Month-end closing activities, including preparation of journal entries and reports, and maintenance of internal financial controls. You will also gain valuable insight to the accounting process through the daily exposure and interaction with finance team.

If you are a good team player and also able to work independently, then we welcome you to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and perform month-end closing activities based on the agreed checklist; in charge of complex accounting processes for a specific countries;
  • Review accruals / adjustments are done in the prior month end, chase up invoices and post appropriately to align with accruals;
  • Prepare reconciliations and obtain approvals in accordance with accepted requirements, follow-up and resolve reconciling differences;
  • Ensure that documentation for the respective activities are updated when required to comply with Corporate Internal Control requirements and become the back-up for the team members agreed per plan;
  • Ensure proper escalation of issues to GBS A2R Team Lead, A2R Supervisor, Finance Manager, Controllers, Corporate Finance;
  • In-depth knowledge of General ledger processes in order to be the mentor and be able to provide the training to Junior accountants when required;
  • Support Team lead in people development.

Required skills and experience

  • Education preferably within the fields of Accounting, Economics, Finance;
  • 3-4  years of experience in a financial environment;
  • Good communication skills in English both verbal and written;
  • Proficiency MS Office and experience with ERP systems;
  • Experience in SAP, BlackLine, BPC considered as an advantage;
  • Overall knowledge of IFRS / local requirements;
  • Comfortable with the role of promoter / facilitator, easy talking with the teams; 
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines with accuracy, highly organized and motivated;
  • Able to multi-task and able to prioritize appropriately;
  • Able to work in a dynamic environment and produce work of a high quality and integrity.

We offer

  • Monthly gross salary 1650 - 2050 EUR/gross, depending on skills and experience;
  • Partially working from home option;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • Health, accident and critical illness insurance;
  • Annual bonus program and special recognition awards;
  • Excellent working conditions in modern environment;
  • An international exposure in a cross-cultural community;
  • Training, great opportunities to grow and develop your career nationally and internationally ;
  • Company's social events;
  • Birthday holiday.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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