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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Financial Accountant

About the role:

As a Financial Accountant, 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. You will be a part of a dynamic team based in Budapest and you will directly report to the Financial Accountant Team Lead.

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
  • Solve the encountered issues, escalate them if necessary

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.


You have:


  • Finance degree or equivalent (like Chartered accountant)
  • Fluency in English, any other language is an advantage 
  • Min. 1 year experience in Finance 
  • Fixed asset and/or Intercompany experience is a plus
  • SAP knowledge is a plus
  • MS office and Advanced knowledge of Excel


Our Benefits:


  • Great compensation package including bonus and cafeteria
  • Private health insurance
  • Career development opportunities
  • Extended yearly health check
  • Free coffee/tea
  • Access to exclusive perfumes & employee shop with discounts 


At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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