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General Ledger Accountant/Senior Accountant (all genders)
A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
This role may be done up to 60% remotely
Your role: As General Ledger Accountant, you provide internal customers with high quality, accurate, and timely financial data and reports to enable informed business decisions. As part of Accounting & Closing Team we take responsibility relate to the monthly financial close in different countries, accounting processes and risk control to ensure i compliance with internal and external audits.
Moreover, you provide set of financial activities during the monthly cycle, to ensure accurate and timely postings of financial transactions, preparation and execution of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with IFRS as well as ongoing work for the entities regarding accounting, active participation in the month-end closing process, handle payroll and other HR related bookings, reconcile and maintain multiple balance sheet accounts, participate in External and internal audit tasks, compliance activities and other related accounting duties as assigned by management, assist in testing Development (Key User community), evaluation, and development processes for system changes or modifications, assists in special financial analysis projects
Furthermore, as Senior Accountant, you use your expertise and previous experience to constantly seek out innovative ways of performing processes, to contribute to process excellence initiatives and to mentor more junior General Accounting team members.
Who you are:
- University degree in Business Economics with a focus on accounting or a similar qualification
- 3-4 years of relevant work experience in the preparation of financial statements, group reporting, Finance or Auditing according IFRS
- Experience within a Shared Services Center preferred
- Experience with SAP or other ERP system required
- Proficient written and spoken English
- Excellent quantitative, analytical, and Excel skills required
- Ability and willingness to work as part of an accounting team
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
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What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!
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