Country Controller (Hungarian)

Where: Wroclaw (Poland)

Extent of Work: Full Time

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Country Controller with Hungarian

As Country Controller for Hungary you will be a key member of LTS (Legal, Tax and Statutory) EMEA Team, preparing set of financial statements in close collaboration with Regional Controller and strong engagement with tax teams.

The LTS EMEA Team is accountable for ensuring that all business activities
are reflected correctly in HP books. This requires close cooperation with business finance teams as well as a thorough understanding of HP complex transaction processing
and reporting system environment. Our team is the counterpart for accounting teams in the Finance Shared Services centres as well as for the European and worldwide finance organizations.

Your range of responsibilities will include:

  • Playing a key role in closing HP legal entity books on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Preparation of the annual set of statutory financial statements and applicable notes in accordance with Hungarian GAAP
  • Supervision of ongoing statutory/tax reviews and dealing with internal & external auditors
  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly statutory balance sheet reviews and quarterly profit and loss analytical review, including conversion from management GAAP to Country GAAP
  • Cooperation and supervision over tax information prepared by tax teams and designated consultants to complete tax returns
  • Liaison with local government agencies when needed
  • Ensuring compliance with HP’s financial policies and local legal accounting regulations
  • Cooperation with third party external providers for all matters requiring external consultancy and support (e.g. actuaries)
  • Active involvement in local process improvement projects and new system implementations/rollouts as well as merger/acquisition activity

Education and Experience Required

  • First level university degree with a focus in business or economics; advanced degree or accounting certification (e.g., Certified Public Accountant (CPA), fully qualified and accredited Chartered Accountant (TOC) strongly preferred)
  • Typically 5+ year experience external audit (big four audit firm) or chief accountant position
  • Typically 8+ years of experience as a financial analyst
  • Typically experienced in a variety of finance functions
  • At least advanced Hungarian and excellent English language skills (oral and written)

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis;
  • Strong, proven knowledge of tax rules (Direct taxes, VAT, payroll taxes, other taxes);
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Superior business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel);
  • Strong initiative and independence
  • Excellent communication skills and superior teamwork skills and ability
  • to influence multiple organizations: business centers, country controllership, tax, treasury organization
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