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GL Accountant - 100% Temporary position - Fribourg

Kelly Scientific Genève

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                GL Accountant
  Temporary position - 6 months
                      Fribourg

Mission:
 

  • Provide accounting and closing skills to ensure accurate accounts and timely reporting
  • Ensure high quality of financial...

GL Accountant - 100% Temporary position - Fribourg

GL Accountant
Temporary position - 6 months
Fribourg

Mission:
 

  • Provide accounting and closing skills to ensure accurate accounts and timely reporting
  • Ensure high quality of financial...
GL Accountant
Temporary position - 6 months
Fribourg

Mission:
 
  • Provide accounting and closing skills to ensure accurate accounts and timely reporting
  • Ensure high quality of financial data and guarantee compliance to Group and BU Reporting standards as well as statutory requirements
  • Business partner with designated Local Business Units to ensure that business objectives are met through provision of timely, accurate and relevant financial information
Responsibilities:

Accounting & Reporting
  • Support preparation of monthly financial closing according to IFRS and local legal requirements
  • Ensure the creation and maintenance of adequate accounting records to meet local legal requirements
  • Adoption of new accounting standards and new requirements according to the company Accounting Manual
  • Coordination with company's stakeholders to ensure accurate financial data (Local Finance organization, NVS Consolidation and Reporting team, Group treasury, Supply Chain, etc.)
  • Full balance sheet accounts reconciliations and balance sheet reviews with local and divisional stakeholders as well as ensure timely cleanup of overdue items.
  • Deal under control with tax advisors and tax authorities to handle tax requirements such as VAT, etc.
  • Preparation and processing of General Ledger transactions
Compliance and Internal Control
  • Maintain a "strong and no exception' control environment
  • Assist with specific tax, compliance and audit reporting processes and for the entity, providing necessary data to internal and external authorities, and acting as a FSC point of contact for stakeholders for questions about reporting and/or compliance processes or results
  • Ensure compliance with the company Financial Control Manual and SOX 404 through maintenance of relevant FRA internal controls, reconciliations, documentation management (Standard Operating Procedures).
  • Setup/maintenance of the local chart of accounts/master data and cost center hierarchy in the ERP systems SAP/JDE in collaboration with the affiliate and the GL Manager.
  • Support finance related process changes to achieve best practice by proactively identifying gaps to standards, initiating and formulating change projects with IT and Finance management
Change Management / Projects
  • Support FRA initiatives and projects led by other departments or sites.
  • Cooperation with other business units in driving X-Bus efficiencies and standardization
Profile:
 
  • Accounting/ Economics diploma or degree. Basic Statutory knowledge of Local GAAP
  • 3-5 years' experience in accounting department,
  • Basic knowledge and practice of IFRS
  • Basic knowledge of local tax (Income tax/VAT)
  • Knowledge of SAP/JDE
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English and French both written and spoken
 

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