SUMMARY OF ROLE
This role will be responsible for all aspects relating to the general accounting of the Measurement new manufacturing location in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
This includes overall responsibility for daily accounting and month end processes, maintaining and recommending policies and procedures for internal controls, reconciliations, financial reporting, balance sheet oversight and statutory and tax package responsibilities, in accordance with statutory and US GAAP requirements.
The position will work closely with the SSC resources assigned to the plant, and coordinate activities and coach as appropriate.
SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible and overall owner of all aspects relating to the site’s accounting activities, including ensuring proper, accurate and timely recording of the accounting transactions (working closely with SSC on this area) and performing the month end processes, approval of journal entries and account reconciliations
Reviewing the balance sheet account reconciliations, including trend analysis and understanding deviations vs budget and prior periods
Reviewing the cost centre reports and ensuring their accuracy and integrity
Managing all aspects of the tax reporting including VAT reports, periodic finance returns and income tax reporting, as well as managing any statutory related adjustments to the financial statements
Coordinating and coaching the SSC resources allocated to the site, assigning responsibities and setting up processes, as applicable
Key player in the interaction with internal and external audits for the review of the site’s financial records
Evaluating and recommending appropriate accounting methods, in line with statutory requirements and group policies & procedures
Acting as a business partner for the other various departments and functions, as needed
Other projects as defined by Finance Manager
Communicates effectively with SSC, local, European and Business Unit management
Other duties as required.
Relevant university degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience (working in a manufacturing environment is a plus)
Very good accounting and tax knowledge (accounting certification preferred)
Very organized, proactive, ethical and enthusiastic individual ready to contribute in important start-up phase
Very good IT skills incl. Excel, PowerPoint
Knowledge of Oracle is a significant asset
Very good level of English
Good communication skills