Monitor, analyze and review all accounting transactions including invoice processing, treasury, fixed assets, master data management including month-end closing (trial balance analysis, accruals review, approval of journal entries etc.
with the support of the Colgate-Palmolive shared service and tax service provider , to ensure the full compliance with Romanian statutory and tax regulations
Provide accounting insights and help cross-functional team members to resolve accounting related problems and to ensure the full compliance with Romanian tax regulation for company spending ( i.
e sponsorship contracts, donation and charities , VAT deductibility etc)
Perform quarterly profit tax reconciliation , provide the tax estimate in line with company business plan projections
Operational accounting support : Coordinate payment requests for expense reports, taxes, customs duties, expedited vendor payments , reconcile credit cards and petty cash transactions, Review transactions booked to ensure the VAT tax codes are applied correctly and adequate supporting documents are attached Assisting the CBS with invoice tax and cost center coding, when necessary Tracking and reconciling free goods given out to shoppers or during company educational campaigns to ensure the full compliance and tax optimization Review coding of vendor invoices not supported by purchase orders
Lead and coordinate document requests and communication during annual external audit , fiscal audits and periodic internal audit engagements
Work closely with shared service team and tax service provider to complete Gaap / Corporate accounting reporting assigned to the local team.
Support an monitor tax service / payroll providers to prepare statutory and tax required reporting (Profit Tax calculation, VAT, INS, BNR etc.
ensure fiscal balance with tax authorities is up to date
Perform relevant U.S. Sarbanes Oxley ( SOX ) internal control tests and certification in line with the Colgate-Palmolive company policies
D. Required competencies
Comfortable working in a corporate environment, including day to day operations and functional activities
Have interpersonal skills which will enable her / him create a network of contacts
Contribute to teamwork by collaborating with the sales, marketing, legal and the human resources departments
Analytical skills are a must for the position
Adaptable and committed to company policies and goals
Experience in an International audit company or top Romanian accounting firm is a big plus
Proactive and energetic
F. Education and Experience required
University / Master degree in Finance / Accounting
National accounting certification is a plus
Minimum 5 years of similar position
Proficiency in ERP ( ie SAP ) systems is a plus
Proficiency in English language and computer literacy are a must (particularly Microsoft Excel) with the ability to learn new systems
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.