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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 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Financial Accounting Team Lead

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with kindness and humility, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions that make people look and feel good. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,800 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. Dive into varied, flexible, and stimulating environments. Meet empowered professionals to partner with, befriend, and stretch your skills alongside. Every day, your energy, your creativity, and your determination will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.  

Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and well-being, fragrance, and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, we have a long history of creating scents and tastes. From a favorite 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. We are 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, we 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 Accounting Team Lead- Your future position?

 

As a Financial Accounting Team Lead, 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 participating also in the team management. You will be member of the Finance and Controlling team in Budapest and report to the Financial Accounting Manager.

 

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.

 

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 and prepare CAPEX monitoring reports. Take part in the Fixed Asset physical inventory.

 

Intercompany Accounting: Carry out Intercompany billing, accounting and reporting activities: perform the non-trade recharges (eg. Royalties, IT cycle, GBS charge-back), post the trade invoices received from non-SAP companies. Reconcile intercompany invoices and AP&AR balances. Investigate and resolve payment queries between affiliates. Perform issue resolution related to inter-company invoices.

 

As Financial Accounting Team Lead: Identify and solve potential issues/risks, suggest additional control points, take part in implementation and follow up. Running individual projects. Coach / mentor/ professional support to other team members. Step in as a back up in case the Operations Manager missing. Define, build and present key performance indicators representing the team's acitvity in a move to improve the performance. Take part in team management (actual and future projects, efficient workload management). Review and monitor team performance, give feedback for the team accordingly.

 

You?

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:

 

Education/ primary qualification:

  • Diploma: Finance degree or equivalent (like Chartered accountant)
  • Languages: Fluent English; any other language is an advantage
  • Professional experience: 3-5 years in Finance ; Fixed asset and/or Intercompany experience

 

Required competencies:

  • Drive results
  • Value differences
  • Drives engagement
  • Courage
  • Building effective teams
  • Ensures accountability
  • Effective collaboration
  • Stakeholder & people management

 

Required skills:

  • SAP knowledge
  • MS office and Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills

 

Our Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • 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
  • Givaudan is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

 

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.
Every essence of you enriches our 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.
 



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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