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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at

Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant - Your future position?

As a member of the Finance and Controlling team in Budapest, you will complete complex Intercompany and Fixed assets&CAPEX activities in order to support the International business and ensure compliance with the company policies, internal controls, laws and regulations and accounting standards.


In this role you will:


Take active part and ensure the accurate and timely completion of the month/year end closing activities and prepare monthly balance sheet and expense account reconciliations related to Fixed assets&CAPEX and Intercompany. Provide data for and support internal/external audits. Maintain cooperative relationship with the business partners, other colleagues. Prepare and maintain process manuals/WI up to date. Any other task assigned by the Operations Manager or Team lead / Coordinator.


As Financial Accountant: Identify possible issues, solve these and escalate them if necessary. Professional help to Junior colleagues. Participation in professional projects.


Fixed assets & CAPEX Accounting:

Managing accounting process for whole lifecycle of assets from order approval until end of useful-life of assets, including providing guidance in Fixed Asset and CAPEX area: Posting and settle the Fixed asset related journal entries, perform the capitalization, disposal, master data changes, do the Assets under construction follow up with Local Controlling and Finance, prepare CAPEX monitoring reports, take part in the Fixed Asset physical inventory.


Intercompany Accounting:

Carry out Intercompany billing, accounting and reporting activities according to specific deadlines: perform the recharges related to royalties, manual billing, macro small entity, IT cycle. Trade Invoice booking with MIRO; invoice cancellation, approval. Process and reconcile intercompany invoices, investigate and resolve payment queries.




Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come and join us – and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:


  • Diploma: Finance degree or equivalent (like Chartered accountant)
  • Languages: fluent English, any other language is an advantage
  • minimum 1-3 years in Finance
  • Adventage: Fixed asset and/or Intercompany experience
  • SAP knowledge
  • MS office and Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Problem solving
  • Action oriented
  • Customer focus
  • Stakeholder management

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