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Job Title:  Senior General Ledger Accountant with Russian

Job Number:  35988

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day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

 

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT ROMANIA is looking for a Senior General Ledger Accountant with Russian.

 

SENIORITY LEVEL: Specialist

FUNCTION: Finance

LOCATION: Bucharest, Romania

 

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

 

This role is part of GBS ENA.

The role is responsible for effective and timely delivery of the daily tasks (bank accounts clearings, journal postings, fixed assets transactions) and month/ year-end closing activities (bank and balance sheet reconciliations).

Reports to: Transactional Finance Team Leader

Reporting Level: N/A

Geographic Scope: GBS ENA

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Contributing to the effective and timely delivery of General Ledger and Fixed Assets activities, including: month and year end closure activities, routine journals, provisions, accounts reconciliation ensure all the requests are actioned within the agreed SLA (Service Level Agreement)
  • Supporting the alignment within GBS of the multiple General Ledger and Fixed Assets processes for existing migrated end markets or for new ones within a migration process
  • Supporting the other team members by analysing and eliminating inefficiencies in processes when requested
  • The financial analyst will perform specific tasks assigned by the manager related to integrity, quality and accuracy of the process
  • Ensuring that all Reconciliations are completed on time with full supporting information
  • Daily/weekly/monthly duties to be completed according to the department timetable
  • Performing analysis in an accurate and timely manner, driving open items reduction; maintaining Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in agreed global targets
  • The activities/processes and procedures are performed/applied in accordance with the GBS guidelines
  • Identify and actively pursue continuous improvement opportunities to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of processes in GBS
  • Ensure 100% compliance to Sox for controls in scope.

 

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • Which are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • Are you familiar with IFRS accounting principles? If yes, please provide few examples.

 

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Minimum 1-year accounting experience
  • Russian speaker - required
  • Finance/ Economic background
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package (especially Excel)
  • Good English and Romanian communication skills
  • SAP background is considered a plus
  • Strong ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and individually
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Proactive and analytical behaviour
  • Self-motivated and proven “can do” attitude
  • Strong academic background (preferably Accounting, Business Administration, Economics).

 

BENEFICIAL

  • Previous experience of working in a Global Shared Services
  • Degree educated with professional accountancy qualification (i.e ACCA/CIMA/CECAR).

 

We are BAT

At BAT, we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

Belonging, achieving, together

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

We are BAT

At BAT, we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

Belonging, achieving, together

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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